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Pedro de Ribadeneira and the Use of Sources: Critical History and Hagiography in the Early Society of Jesus, by Robert Scully, S.J.

Pedro de Ribadeneira and the Use of Sources: Critical History and Hagiography in the Early Society of Jesus   Robert E. Scully, S.J. Le Moyne College   Originally published: April 20, 2021 DOI: 10.51238/ISJS.2019.02     Where can and should one draw the line between fact and fiction, norms and ideals, history and hagiography? The […]

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“You only torment and upset yourself”: Replies to a Restless Writer at the Turn of the Eighteenth Century, By Elisa Frei

“You only torment and upset yourself”: Replies to a Restless Writer at the Turn of the Eighteenth Century[1]   Elisa Frei Institute for Advanced Jesuit Studies   Originally published: April 20, 2021 DOI: 10.51238/ISJS.2019.18     Introduction Ignatius of Loyola (c.1491–1556) founded the Society of Jesus in 1540 as an apostolic order, but from the

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Visions of Contemplation: Jesuits and Their Rhetoric of Persuasion in Japan, by Aiko Okamoto-MacPhail

Visions of Contemplation: Jesuits and Their Rhetoric of Persuasion in Japan   Aiko Okamoto-MacPhail Indiana University   Originally published: July 14, 2021 DOI: 10.51238/ISJS.2019.22     When Saint Francis Xavier set sail to India on April 7, 1541,[1] it was about a year before the first Europeans “discovered” Japan.[2] Xavier was nominated núncio apostólico (apostolic

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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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Between Identity and History: Giovanni Antonio Valtrino and His Vocazioni meravigliose alla Compagnia di Gesù, by Irene Gaddo

Between Identity and History: Giovanni Antonio Valtrino and His Vocazioni meravigliose alla Compagnia di Gesù   Irene Gaddo Università del Piemonte Orientale, Vercelli   Originally published: March 1, 2021 DOI: 10.51238/ISJS.2019.03     Introduction Giovanni Antonio Valtrino (1556–1601) began to assemble his Vocazioni meravigliose alla Compagnia (Marvelous vocations to the Society)[1] just after he entered

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March 2021: New Publication by IHSI, La Compagnie de Jésus des Anciens Régimes au monde contemporain (XVIII-XX siècles)

Institutum Historicum Societatis Iesu has published a new collection of essays based from presentations first made at a conference on the restoration of the Society of Jesus. The thirty-seven essays in La Compagnie de Jésus des Anciens Régimes au monde contemporain span from the 18th to the 20th centuries. The volume is edited by Pierre-Antoine Fabre, Patrick Goujon, and Martín

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January 2021: Spring Season of Jesuit Studies Cafés Announced

The Institute for Advanced Jesuit Studies has announced the hosts and themes for the Spring 2021 Jesuit Studies Cafés. The series of informal, remote discussions with the world’s preeminent scholars working on the history, spirituality, and educational heritage of the Society of Jesus presents unique opportunities to learn more about the newest and most interesting scholarship in

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May 2020: Call for Applications — International Prize for Postdoctoral Studies

The International Society for Jesuit Studies (SIEJ) welcomes applications for the International Prize for the promotion of postdoctoral studies. The application deadline is May 30, 2020.   According to the call for application, the SIEJ offers the International Prize for the promotion of postdoctoral studies through the Endowment Fund of the EHESS and in cooperation

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November 2019: Conference on Early Modern Jesuit Vocations

The Università degli Studi di Padova hosts a two-day conference with scholarly presentations considering vocations to the Society of Jesus in the early modern period.  The event is sponsored by the Dipartimento di Scienze Politiche, Giuridiche e Studi Internazionali.   The conference considers the theme of “vocation”–and in particular the “religious vocation” in its historical, religious,

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July 2019: The Oxford Handbook of the Jesuits Now Available in Print

Edited by Ines G. Županov, The Oxford Handbook of the Jesuits is now available in print. The 40 chapters were previously only available online. Bibliographical citations for the book and the chapters are included within the Jesuit Online Bibliography.   By focusing on the Jesuits, “one of the first institutions with a truly ‘global’ reach, in practice

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