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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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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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October 2019: Sangelli Institute Hosts International Workshop on Education and Culture

A three-day workshop begins October 2 at the Istituto Sangalli in Florence. The event features a number of scholars from around the world to present on the topic “Entangled Knowledges: Education and Culture in Judaism, Christianity, and Islam (XIIIth-XIXth C).”   This is the fifth international workshop hosted by the Istituto Sangalli, allowing emerging scholars

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November 2017: New Publication: Journal of the Macau Ricci Institute

The Macau Ricci Institute has launched a new, bi-annual publication — the Journal of the Macau Ricci Institute.   Dedicated as a “Journal of Moral Leadership, Social Innovation and Comparative Spirituality,” the Journal of the Macau Ricci Institute is edited by Stephan Rothlin and co-edited by Dennis P. McCann and Mike J. Thompson. Thierry Meynard is the associate

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Ignatius on Scruples (1556)

Valentín Marín, a young Spanish Jesuit working in Sicily, was known as an excellent preacher despite having a disagreeable voice. His superior greatly praised him for his learning and his holiness. But Marín was constantly beset by scruples. Ignatius, who took a personal interest in the young man’s troubles, had earlier instructed his provincial and

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