Thursday, October 04, 2012
Comparing Ignatius and Francis
In the Christian tradition discipleship is characterized by calls: to conversion; to follow Jesus and live the gospel life; and to abide with Jesus in all circumstances.
Brian Purfield considered the spiritual experiences of the founder of the Society of Jesus and those of Francis of Assisi. He sought to answer a question: “What similarities are there to be found between the Spiritual Exercises [of St. Ignatius of Loyola] and Bonaventure’s recollection of the life of St Francis?” Join his exploration at ThinkingFaith.