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Early Modern Jesuit Writing of History as an Inspiration for Central European Historians before 1773, by Jakub Zouhar

Early Modern Jesuit Writing of History as an Inspiration for Central European Historians before 1773   Jakub Zouhar[1] Univerzita Hradec Králové   Originally published: April 20, 2021 DOI: 10.51238/ISJS.2019.23     Introduction The phenomenon of early modern Jesuit historiography and its influence on other scholars in central Europe is of wider than regional importance. Nevertheless, the […]

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Philosophy at the Geopolitical Service of Mission: The Coimbra Jesuits’ “Wirkungsgeographie” (1542–1730), by Mário Santiago de Carvalho

Philosophy at the Geopolitical Service of Mission: The Coimbra Jesuits’ “Wirkungsgeographie” (1542–1730)   Mário Santiago de Carvalho Universidade de Coimbra   Originally published: March 1, 2021 DOI: 10.51238/ISJS.2019.25     Almost as soon as it had been born, the Society of Jesus rapidly transformed into a “geographical network that virtually encircled the world.”[1] This essay

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Spiritual Edification and Publishing Policies in Jesuit Work in South American Missions (Sixteenth and Seventeenth Centuries), by Juan Dejo, S.J.

Spiritual Edification and Publishing Policies in Jesuit Work in South American Missions (Sixteenth and Seventeenth Centuries)   Juan Dejo, S.J. Universidad Antonio Ruiz de Montoya   Originally published: March 1, 2021 DOI: 10.51238/ISJS.2019.20     Writing as Part of the Society of Jesus’s Policy for Spiritual Edification On July 27, 1547, during the period when

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Invisible Histories, Silenced Histories of the Philippines: The Labor evangélica: Ministerios apostólicos de los obreros de la Compañía de Jesús; Segunda parte (c.1701) by the Jesuit Diego de Oña (1655–1721), by Alexandre Coello de la Rosa

Invisible Histories, Silenced Histories of the Philippines: The Labor evangélica: Ministerios apostólicos de los obreros de la Compañía de Jesús; Segunda parte (c.1701) by the Jesuit Diego de Oña (1655–1721)   Alexandre Coello de la Rosa Universitat Pompeu Fabra   Originally published: March 1, 2021 DOI: 10.51238/ISJS.2019.13     From the early years of his

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A Jesuit Culture of Records?: The Society of Jesus, the Life Cycle of Administrative Documents, and the Late Medieval and Early Modern History of Bureaucratic Information, by Markus Friedrich

A Jesuit Culture of Records?: The Society of Jesus, the Life Cycle of Administrative Documents, and the Late Medieval and Early Modern History of Bureaucratic Information   Markus Friedrich Universität Hamburg   Originally published: March 1, 2021 DOI: 10.51238/ISJS.2019.06     Prologue: A Broader Point This essay is part of a broader agenda. Together with

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December 2018: New Title on the English Mission of the Society of Jesus

James Kelly, Sweeting Research Fellow in the History of Catholicism at Durham University, and Hannah Thomas, Special Collections Manager and Research Fellow at the Bar Convent in York, have edited a new monograph, Jesuit Intellectual and Physical Exchange between England and Mainland Europe, c. 1580-1789: ‘The World is our House?’   Part of the Jesuit Studies

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“A Beacon of Hope in a World of Despair,” Pedro Arrupe (1977)

An assembly of alumni of Jesuit schools, attracting from 400 delegates in all, met in Padua, Italy, in August 1977. The official congress had the theme: “Is the Church still the Bearer of Men’s Hopes?” Addressing those delegates and that theme, Superior General of the Society of Jesus Pedro Arrupe delivered the following remarks. Perhaps

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Dominus ac Redemptor (1773)

Pope Clement XIV suppressed the Society of Jesus on July 21, 1773. In the preceding decades, the Jesuits had suffered expulsions from the Catholic empires of Portugal (1759), France (1764), and Spain (1767), where they had become handy scapegoats for kings or princes under civic pressure. In Portugal, for example, charges against the Society included

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Decree 4: “Our Mission and Culture,” General Congregation 34 (1995)

The delegates of the 34th General Congregation recognized the challenges facing the fulfillment of the Jesuits’ mission in “critical postmodern culture,” and yet, in the following decree, they maintain an insistence “on the inseparability of justice, dialogue, and the evangelization of culture.” To pursue the Jesuits’ mission, the delegates articulate some guidelines “to further the

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