News at the Institute
The Jesuit Online Bibliography is a free, multilingual, and fully searchable database of bibliographical records of scholarship in Jesuit Studies now available in Open Access at jesuitonlinebibliography.com. Editorial oversight is a collaborative effort between the Archivum Romanum Societatis Iesu, the Jesuitica Project at KU Leuven, and the Institute for Advanced Jesuit Studies at Boston College.
In the School of Ignatius–by Claude Pavur, SJ–considers how the Jesuit and Ignatian spirituality of docta pietas (learned devotion) was foundational to Society of Jesus and its schools. These provocative essays are intended for those who wish to learn more about the history of Jesuit education and who share a concern for its future.
A Catholic Library World article explains the story behind the Portal to Jesuit Studies–its origins, development, collaborators, and future plans. The article received the 2019 John Brubaker Award to recognize an outstanding work of literary merit.
Jesuit Sources has published a new edition of the memoirs of Ignatius of Loyola. Edited by Barton Geger, S.J., A Pilgrim’s Testament has a new introduction and extended annotations that provide important context for how Ignatius shared the story of how God had worked in his soul.
James Martin, S.J., states that “this new edition is bound to become the English-language standard.”