Clare of Assisi

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  • The Privilege Of Poverty Summary

    voices and experiences, in the historiography of the early Franciscan movement. To accomplish this goal, she focuses on the history of the Franciscan Rule of St. Clare which was finally approved in 1253, only two days before she died. The encompassing theme of the book is the insistence on the “Privilege of Poverty” by Clare of Assisi and the women of St. Francis that was finally granted to them one day before with Clare's death…

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  • Assisi's Three Orders Analysis

    of the Abbot. In 1209 a new religious order was approved by the Pope Innocent III. This order was founded and ruled by Francis of Assisi, 1182-1226, which was one of the three orders of Saint Francis. The First Order, regarded as Order of Friars Minor or simply “Franciscans” are mendicant men, people who practice and live in poverty. The Second Order, the Poor Clares, are the religious sisters of order or nuns. The Third, which is arguably the most important/influential and no doubt made up the…

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