Teaching the Franciscan Intellectual Tradition:
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)