Don Quixote: Saintly Knight

By |2019-11-27T12:59:27-06:00August 4th, 2017|Categories: Books, Heroism, Imagination, Literature, Sainthood|

By viewing Cervantes’ Don Quixote as a type of saintly hagiography, and Quixote’s actions and motives as following the example of St. Ignatius of Loyola, Don Quixote turns into San Quixote, a knight who fights not on the plains of Spain but on a spiritual plane, by means of his illuminating imagination… Gallivanting through the rolling [...]