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Knowledge and Personal Expectancies: Jesuit Intellectual Culture and Missionary Experience in the Early Jesuit Province of New Spain, by Hugo Zayas-González

Knowledge and Personal Expectancies: Jesuit Intellectual Culture and Missionary Experience in the Early Jesuit Province of New Spain   Hugo Zayas-González Central Michigan University   Originally published: April 20, 2021 DOI: 10.51238/ISJS.2019.28     On October 28, 1575, Superior General Everard Mercurian (in office 1573–80) explained to Antonio Cordeses, provincial of Aragon, that his decision […]

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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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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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Engaging Sources (2019)

The Institute for Advanced Jesuit Studies hosted its fifth annual International Symposium on Jesuit Studies in June 2019 at Boston College. The theme for the event was “Engaging Sources: The Tradition and Future of Collecting History in the Society of Jesus.” The keynote address was delivered by Simon Ditchfield of York University. The program featured

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Francisco Suárez (1548–1617): Jesuits and the Complexities of Modernity (2018)

The fourth International Symposium on Jesuit Studies was co-organized in Seville in 2018 by the Departamento de Humanidades y Filosofía at Universidad Loyola Andalucía and the Institute for Advanced Jesuit Studies at Boston College. Its theme considered studied the work of Francisco Suárez and other Jesuits of his time in the context of diverse traditions

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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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February 2020: Program for 2020 International Symposium on Jesuit Studies, “Engaging the World: The Jesuits and Their Presence in Global History”

Because of the continuing threat of the coronavirus and various health and safety restrictions, the 2020 International Symposium was originally delayed to June 2021 before being cancelled in its entirety. Below is the original program for the event as scheduled for June 2020.   The Institute for Advanced Jesuit Studies, together with its co-organizer Brotéria, is very

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June 2019: Program for 2019 International Symposium on Jesuit Studies, “Engaging Sources: The Tradition and Future of Collecting History in the Society of Jesus”

The Institute for Advanced Jesuit Studies is pleased to announce the program for its 2019 International Symposium on Jesuit Studies. This event will be the institute’s fifth annual gathering of scholars from around the globe. It will be hosted at Boston College. The event has previously taken place in Boston, Nairobi, and Seville.   This

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April 2019: New Symposium Volume on Suárez

Selected proceedings from the 2018 International Symposium on Jesuit Studies have been published in a new, bilingual volume in Brill’s Jesuit Studies book series. Francisco Suárez (1548–1617): Jesuits and the Complexities of Modernity consists of 19 essays over five categories: Metaphysics; Religion, Law, Society; Political Theories; Psychology; and Legacy. The full table of contents appear below.   The

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Fathers General

The Society of Jesus—much like “all well-organized communities or congregations”—appoints a person “whose proper duty,” according to the Constitutions of the Society of Jesus, “is to attend to the universal good.” For the Jesuits in particular, the superior general’s “duty is the good government, preservation, and growth of the whole body of the Society.” (Rather

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