From La Florida to La California: Franciscan Evangelization in the Spanish Borderlands

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The thirteenth-century Franciscan Roger Bacon wrote "Place is the principle of the generation of things" (Opus majus, 301). Simply put, places have agency; they make things happen. The city of St. Augustine is just such a place, and the Franciscan friars who arrived there as early as the sixteenth century shaped the city's history and surrounding region for over two centuries. In view of the 450th anniversary (2015) of St. Augustine, Flagler College hosted an International Conference (March 24-26, 2011), entitled "From La ...

From La Florida to La California: Franciscan Evangelization in the Spanish Borderlands 2013, Academy of American Franciscan History, CA

ISBN-13: 9780883820681

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