Foreword Reviews

St. Francis of America

How a Thirteenth-Century Friar Became America's Most Popular Saint

2015 INDIES Winner
Bronze, Religion (Adult Nonfiction)

How did a 13th-century Italian friar become one of the best-loved saints in America? Drawing on art, music, drama, film, hymns, and prayers, Patricia Appelbaum explains what happened to make St. Francis familiar and meaningful to so many Americans. Read More