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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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“Theological Reflection and Interdisciplinary Research,” Pedro Arrupe (1972)

In 1972, Pedro Arrupe delivered the following address in Rome. The Jesuits’ superior general points to the way in which knowledge was fragmenting into ever more disciplines. Arrupe pushed scholars within the Society of Jesus to fight this fragmentation by pursuing “interdisciplinary research” accompanied by theological reflection, which the latter “direct object is the study

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“The Jesuit Mission in the University Apostolate,” Pedro Arrupe (1975)

On August 4, 1975, Pedro Arrupe addressed several leading officials at Jesuit universities. The gathering in Rome included rectors, presidents, and principals as well as provincial representatives and the presidents of regional educational associations. Arrupe’s remarks to the group appear below. Those gathered also heard from Cardinal Garrone, Prefect of the Congregation for Catholic Education, and

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“Faith and Justice for European Christians,” Pedro Arrupe (1976)

Pedro Arrupe delivered the following address—on the responsibility of European Christians to pursue faith and justice in the “third world”—in Frankfurt, Germany, in November 1976. He spoke at an event celebrating the 50th anniversary of the founding of the Sankt Georgen Institute for Higher Philosophical and Theological Studies of the German Jesuits. Conceding that there

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