Llizo, Robert

Dr. Robert Llizo is an Associate Professor of History at Houston Baptist University. He received his Ph.D. in History from Claremont Graduate School.

The Urban Asceticism of St. Francis of Assisi: Living a Life of Spiritual Self-Denial Within the Walls of a Medieval City
2019 0-7734-4495-9
The central thesis of this monograph is that Francis of Assisi and his hagiographers Thomas of Celano and Bonaventure, construct an image of sanctity that draws from urban ascetic traditions and practices that go back to the earliest centuries of desert monasticism.