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Less Is More: The Art of Voluntary Poverty: An Anthology of Ancient and... Study Questions & Topics for Discussion

Goldian VandenBroeck
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Topics for Discussion

How did St. Francis of Assisi's life begin? What compelled him to take a vow of poverty? How many followers did his movement create and how did they emulate him?

Who is Lady Poverty and how did this name originate? Who is Lady Pecunia and what did the poem with that title represent?

What concerns compelled Gandhi to take a vow of poverty? Why did he ask women he encountered to give up their jewelry? What did Gandhi consider to be an adequate diet?

What is the difference between Voluntary Poverty and destitution? What will electing to make a transition to Voluntary Poverty restore in one's life?

What does Mammon Avenue refer to? How are people convinced that they need things they never knew existed?

What is important about the size and cost of one's home? What is advocated by many of the wise men of the...

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This section contains 209 words
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