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April 2021: Frankfurt Lectures on Pathways through Early Modern Christianities

The POLY research group — Polycentricity and Plurality of Premodern Christianities (circa 700–1800 CE) — is hosting an online lecture series between April 2021 and June 2021.   The purpose of the the Frankfurt Lectures on Pathways through Early Modern Christianities is to facilitate the discussion of “the fascinating nature of early modern religious life,” with […]

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François Pomey’s Candidatus rhetoricae and its Revisions as Documents of the History of Jesuit Rhetorical Education, by Manfred Kraus

François Pomey’s Candidatus rhetoricae and Its Revisions as Documents of the History of Jesuit Rhetorical Education   Manfred Kraus Universität Tübingen   Originally published: March 1, 2021 DOI: 10.51238/ISJS.2019.05     Writing the history of Jesuit education is not an easy task. But it gets particularly difficult when it comes to elucidating what actually went

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Jesuit Science in America: The Bulletin of the American Association of Jesuit Scientists (1922–66), by Francisco Malta Romeiras

Jesuit Science in America: The Bulletin of the American Association of Jesuit Scientists (1922–66)   Francisco Malta Romeiras Universidade de Lisboa   Originally published: March 1, 2021 DOI: 10.51238/ISJS.2019.24     Introduction In August 1922, a group of teachers from East Coast colleges and universities established the American Association of Jesuit Scientists. Although it was

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From Tintype to Twitter: Photography at the Irish Jesuit Archives, by Damien Burke

From Tintype to Twitter: Photography at the Irish Jesuit Archives[1]   Damien Burke Irish Archives of the Society of Jesus   Originally published: March 1, 2021 DOI: 10.51238/ISJS.2019.09     Introduction Photographs are fragile objects: physically, they are easily torn, discolored, and mislaid; digitally, the advent of smartphones with the maelstrom of social media means

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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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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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Giovambattista Noghera (1719–84): A Jesuit Looking Back at a Great Rhetorical Tradition, by Hanne Roer

Giovambattista Noghera (1719–84): A Jesuit Looking Back at a Great Rhetorical Tradition   Hanne Roer Københavns Universitet   Originally published: March 1, 2021 DOI: 10.51238/ISJS.2019.04     Noghera: A Forgotten Apologist and Jesuit Humanist Although Giovambattista Noghera, S.J. was a professor of rhetoric and a prolific writer—his works were published in a posthumous collection of

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December 2020: Call for Papers — “Hopkins and His Environments” Virtual Conference

The organizing committee of “Hopkins and His Environments,” a virtual conference to be held in June 2021, has released a call for papers on the environments in which Gerard Manley Hopkins worked: “natural, textual, aesthetic, political, theological, Jesuitical, and social.”   The deadline for proposals is January 25, 2021.   The full call for the

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December 2019: New Title on Jesuit Prison Ministry during the Witch Trials

The Institutum Historicum Societatis Iesu has published a new book by Frank Sobiech — Jesuit Prison Ministry in the Witch Trials of the Holy Roman Empire: Friedrich Spee SJ and his Cautio Criminalis (1631).   Sobiech’s book is the first study of prison ministry of Jesuits during the witch trials of the early seventeen century. According to

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October 2018: Symposium on Jesuit Missions of New France and Asia

From October 18–20, the Ricci Institute for Chinese-Western Cultural History at the University of San Francisco and Mary’s Shrine in Ontario co-sponsored an international symposium entitled “Life and Death in the Missions of New France and East Asia: Narratives of Faith and Martyrdom.”   The symposium began with remarks by Thomas Worcester, S.J., the president

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