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The Way of the Mule: An Interfaith Encounter in 1522

SOULJOURN: the new novel of interfaith encounter -- Order the Patheos paperback here A Spanish pilgrim in rough clothes rode on a mule toward Rome and Jerusalem in the year 1522.   Ignatius of Loyola was his name.  He was “to the manor born” but rejected his wealth and status to pursue spiritual enlightenment.  Later he would become the founder of the Jesuit order of Catholic priests. Along the way he met a Moor – perhaps a man of North African ancestry who converted at least no … [Read more...]