The Franciscan Message to the World

The life and spirituality of St Francis


Agostino Gemelli, translated and adapted by Henry Louis Hughes


Burns Oates & Washbourne, London, 1934
The Franciscan Message to the WorldThe Franciscan Message to the WorldThe Franciscan Message to the World

Printing Details

First UK edition, hardback bound in the original brown cloth with gilt titling to spine. 22 × 14cm. xx + 336pp.

Gemelli's writings on St Francis and the times he lived in, Franciscan spirituality throughout the centuries, and St Francis and our own times. The author was an Italian Franciscan friar, physician and psychologist, who was also the founder and first Rector of Università Cattolica del Sacro Cuore of Milan (Catholic University of the Sacred Heart).


The book is in good, readable condition. The pages have light foxing and there are some small patches of fading to the boards but otherwise a good copy.



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