Teaching the Franciscan Intellectual Tradition:

                 Incarnation

                             (30 minutes)

                             William J Short OFM

 

The Incarnation is the center of divine life and God’s plan for creation as seen through the lens of  Francis of Assisi, Bonaventure and  John Duns Scotus.

 

Session 1:  Francis highlights the humility of the Incarnation.  (7 minutes)

 

Session 2:  Bonaventure’s fundamental belief is that everything created by God has been created in light of the prototype—the Word Incarnate in Jesus.              (7 minutes)

 

Session 3:  The Incarnation is first in the intention of God, an expression of God’s freedom—divine generosity.  (16 minutes)