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The Forgotten Jesuits: The Society of Jesus in the Duchy of Modena; Between Archival Memory and New Research Trends, by David Salomoni

The Forgotten Jesuits: The Society of Jesus in the Duchy of Modena; Between Archival Memory and New Research Trends   David Salomoni Universidade de Lisboa   Originally published: March 1, 2021 DOI: 10.51238/ISJS.2019.15     Introduction: The Global Goes Glocal In his recent work on pre-suppression Jesuit schools, Paul Grendler brings to light the impressive […]

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Jesuit Libraries in the Old and the New Society of Jesus as a Historiographical Theme, by Noël Golvers

Jesuit Libraries in the Old and the New Society of Jesus as a Historiographical Theme   Noël Golvers KU Leuven   Originally published: March 1, 2021 DOI: 10.51238/ISJS.2019.07     Beginning with the spread of Christianity in late antiquity, the clergy became one of the social groups that collected books—classical pre-Christian and Christian titles alike—not

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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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May 2019: Conference on Pietro Pirri in Rome

On May 10 in Rome, the Archivio Storico Provincia Euro-Mediterranea della Compagnia di Gesù hosts a scholarly conference on the late Jesuit historian Pietro Pirri (1881–1969). Other sponsoring institutions include the Archivum Romanum Societatis Iesu and the Centro Studi Giuseppe Gioachino Belli.   The event, featuring six presentations by seven experts, is entitled “‘Una vita unicamente dedicata

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Ignatius on the Society’s Involvement in Studies (1551)

In December 1551, Ignatius had his secretary Juan Alfonso de Polanco write to Antonio Araoz, the provincial of Spain, about the Society’s rapidly developing educational apostolate. What resulted was a concentrated epitome of the early Society’s thinking about this enterprise. Polanco swiftly covers issues of “method” (founding, administration, faculty, structure, content), and “advantages,” both for

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