This book presents the readers a new approach to the experience of the Divine that St. Francis of Assisi had. Experience of God in Christ caused in his life a unique impact that is pictured in eleven chapters; each one depicts a marvelous dimension of his life in its relationship to the person of Christ, to his own Friars, to men and women as well as the creatures in the Universe.
About The Author - Cherian Palukunnel was born in 1940 in a Catholic family at Paika, in Kerala, India, joined the Capuchins and was ordained priest in 1968. He has a Doctorate in Theology from the Grego¬rian University, Rome; in 1977 started teaching Theology and Spirituality in the Major Seminaries of the Capuchins in Ker¬ala and Andhra Pradesh. Now retired, he is engaged in study and writing; the present work is the fruit of 23 years of study and reflection on the life and writings of St. Francis of Assisi.