Far Away Places – John Moore, the Road to Santiago & Pilgrimage

John Moore talked about the Road to Santiago & Pilgrimage as part of the WKU Libraries' Far Away Places series at Barnes & Noble, Bowling Green, KYOur Far Away Places series featured John Moore on the evening of March 25 at Barnes & Noble Booksellers, Bowling Green, Kentucky. He gave a talk entitled “The Road to Santiago and Pilgrimage.”

John is a Road Scholar with the Alabama Humanities foundation, and in May of this year he will lead a group of students on “The Road to Santiago.” It is the famous walk across Spain sometimes called the French Road to Santiago de Compostela where some believe the remains of the first martyred apostle of Jesus, St. James are housed. People have been following this pilgrimage route since the medieval period. It’s now designated a World Heritage Site by UNESCO.

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