Sontag critically interacts with Leonardo Boff's account of Francis of Assisi in the context of liberation theology. Boff wants to use Francis as a model for human liberation. Who are the poor and how does Nikos Kazantzakis, Francis of Assisi, and Leonardo Boff interpret it? Sontag reflect on these issues in the light of the Lord who saves the humble of spirit.
What form or method of interpretation is to be preferred above the next? Numerous frameworks have been used to interpret Scripture. We need to understand all the approaches that have been used so that we can make an informed choice. This article reflects on the metaphysics of these choices made in biblical studies and hermeneutics.