News at the Institute
Free access is now available to peer-reviewed essays based on presentations at the 2019 International Symposium on Jesuit Studies, “Engaging Sources: The Tradition and Future of Collecting History in the Society of Jesus.” Additional essays will be published on a rolling basis.
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.
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.”