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Franciscan Writings

  • Marshall W. Baldwin
Part of the The Documentary History of Western Civilization book series (DHWC)

Abstract

Because a first rule drawn up in 1221 had not been worded in language sufficiently precise for the canonists of the early thirteenth century, it was generally agreed that a new edition was necessary. Moreover, there were many difficulties to be encountered in adjusting the Franciscan ideal to actual conditions, especially as the community grew rapidly. Cardinal Ugolino (later Gregory IX), the protector of the new organization and a canonist of note, assisted in the necessary revision.

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Minister General Thirteenth Century Provincial Minister Catholic Faith General Chapter 
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© Marshall W. Baldwin 1970

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  • Marshall W. Baldwin

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