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Tag Archives: Eastern Orthodox Christians

A Different Worldview

Alternative Orthodoxy: Week 1 A Different Worldview Monday, February 8, 2016 Before we begin to outline Franciscan alternative orthodoxy, it is helpful to look at the Franciscan worldview, which grew out of the historical and cultural context in which St. Francis lived. Today’s meditation will be a little longer to give a full background. Francis… Continue Reading A Different Worldview

Voluntary Poverty

The Franciscan Path of Descent Voluntary Poverty Monday, June 8, 2015 Francis was born in 1181 in Assisi, Italy. Already, Europe and the Muslim world had endured two crusades. The third crusade began when Francis was a boy, and the fourth when he was twenty-one. In short, the world was obsessed with war, fear, and… Continue Reading Voluntary Poverty

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