The following Franciscan Study Course has been kindly provided by the Franciscan International Training Facility, in Kent UK.
This course is intended as a personal study course for those wishing to advance to a higher level of academic Franciscan studies. It is not intended for OFS members in formation.
UNIT 1, MODULE 1, FRANCIS OF ASSISI: BIRTH, NAME AND FAMILY
UNIT 1, MODULE 2: THE HOLY ROMAN EMPIRE
UNIT 1, MODULE 3: INTRODUCTION TO MEDIEVAL LIVES OF SAINTS
UNIT 2, MODULE 1: INTRODUCTION TO THE WRITINGS OF FRANCIS
UNIT 2, MODULE 2: THE SOURCES FOR THE LIFE OF ST. FRANCIS
UNIT 2, MODULE 3: CLARE OF ASSISI – HER LIFE
UNIT 2, MODULE 4: HOW DO WE KNOW CLARE AND WHAT DOES SHE TELL US
UNIT 3: TABLE OF CONTENTS AND INTRODUCTION
UNIT 3, MODULES 1, 2 & 3: THE FRANCISCAN VINE GROWS
ADDITIONAL STUDY MATERIAL
FRANCISCAN SPIRITUALITY: BLENDED LEARNING OPTION