Richard Rohr Wins Independent Press Award for "Eager to Love"

The author and Franciscan friar Richard Rohr has been recognized with an Independent Press Award for his book "Eager to Love: The Alternative Way of Francis of Assisi."

Cincinnati, OH, May 17, 2017 --( Rohr receives national recognition through the Independent Press Award®.

The Independent Press Award competition has recognized Eager to Love: The Alternative Way of Francis of Assisi, written by Richard Rohr and published by Franciscan Media, as a winner in the category of Christian (Nonfiction).

In Eager to Love, Franciscan priest Rohr explores how the life and practices of Sts. Francis and Clare of Assisi can illuminate Christianity and spirituality, and how people today can use the lessons of Francis and Clare to be transformed by God.

“This book is thought-provoking, inspiring, and spiritually nourishing,” said Kelly Hudson, director of marketing at Franciscan Media. “We’re very proud to have collaborated with Fr. Rohr, and we’re incredibly gratified that his work is being recognized.”

The Independent Press Award competition is judged by experts from all aspects of the book industry, including publishers, writers, editors, book cover designers and professional copywriters. They select award winners and distinguished favorites based on overall excellence.

"In 2017, we had worldwide participation, from London to Australia, from Portugal to Hong Kong, and are so proud to announce the winners and favorites in our annual Independent Press Award. Independent publishing is alive and well, and continues to gain traction worldwide," said awards sponsor Gabrielle Olczak.

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