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June 2021: New Publication Series — Leuven Studies in Mission and Modernity

Leuven University Press inaugurates a new series entitled ‘Leuven Studies in Mission and Modernity’ with the publication of Missionary Education: Historical Approaches and Global Perspectives.   The LUP’s new series “aims to showcase groundbreaking works on the history of missionaries and missionary organisations during the nineteenth and twentieth centuries.” Titles will “steer mission history towards new thematic frontiers by […]

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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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August 2019: New Publications on Early Modern Jesuit Missions in India and Japan

The Jesuit Historical Institute (Institutum Historicum Societatis Iesu – IHSI) in Rome has published two new titles on the early modern Jesuit missions in India and Japan. Both titles are available for purchase via: http://www.sjweb.info/arsi/en/publications/   Testing Ground for Jesuit Accommodation in Early Modern India: Francisco Ros SJ in Malabar (16th–17th Centuries) is authored by Antony Mecherry,

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September 2018: New Publication on Jesuits in Early Modern China

Nadine Amsler, of the Goethe University Frankfurt, has published Jesuits and Matriarchs: Domestic Worship in Early Modern China with University of Washington Press.   The title is a rare investigation of “the domestic and devotional practices of women” in early modern China, according to the publishing, presenting “a rich body of evidence that demonstrates how Chinese households functioned

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Online Publications

Jesuit Sources Jesuit Sources publishes more than 100 volumes to promote its mission to preserve, maintain, and expand for scholars around the world important texts and studies in Jesuit history, spirituality, and pedagogy. Jesuit Maps The Jesuit Maps project aims to make interactive maps available using research in the field of Jesuit Studies conducted by international

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December 2021: Call for Applications — In-Residence Fellowship Program at the Institute for Advanced Jesuit Studies

The Institute for Advanced Jesuit Studies welcomes applications for its in-residence fellowship program for the 2022-2023 academic year. Applications are due January 15, 2022.   The Institute offers one- and two-semester fellowships to facilitate the completion and/or publication of academic work related to the Society of Jesus. Both types of fellowship come with a stipend, furnished

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Pedro de Ribadeneira and the Use of Sources: Critical History and Hagiography in the Early Society of Jesus, by Robert Scully, S.J.

Pedro de Ribadeneira and the Use of Sources: Critical History and Hagiography in the Early Society of Jesus   Robert E. Scully, S.J. Le Moyne College   Originally published: April 20, 2021 DOI: 10.51238/ISJS.2019.02     Where can and should one draw the line between fact and fiction, norms and ideals, history and hagiography? The

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Early Modern Jesuit Writing of History as an Inspiration for Central European Historians before 1773, by Jakub Zouhar

Early Modern Jesuit Writing of History as an Inspiration for Central European Historians before 1773   Jakub Zouhar[1] Univerzita Hradec Králové   Originally published: April 20, 2021 DOI: 10.51238/ISJS.2019.23     Introduction The phenomenon of early modern Jesuit historiography and its influence on other scholars in central Europe is of wider than regional importance. Nevertheless, the

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Philosophy at the Geopolitical Service of Mission: The Coimbra Jesuits’ “Wirkungsgeographie” (1542–1730), by Mário Santiago de Carvalho

Philosophy at the Geopolitical Service of Mission: The Coimbra Jesuits’ “Wirkungsgeographie” (1542–1730)   Mário Santiago de Carvalho Universidade de Coimbra   Originally published: March 1, 2021 DOI: 10.51238/ISJS.2019.25     Almost as soon as it had been born, the Society of Jesus rapidly transformed into a “geographical network that virtually encircled the world.”[1] This essay

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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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