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October 2014: Conference on Jesuit Restoration at Loyola-Chicago

Loyola University Chicago holds “Crossings and Dwellings,” a research conference to commemorate the bicentennial of the Restoration of the Society of Jesus and the centennial of women’s education at Loyola University-Mundelein College. The program, organized by Stephen Schloesser, SJ, and Kyle Roberts, features an opening address by Carol Coburn of Avila University, remarks by John

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September 2014: New Biography of André Palmeiro

Harvard University Press has published Liam Matthew Brockey’s The Visitor: André Palmeiro and the Jesuits in Asia. Brockey examines how Palmeiro inspected missionary work in India following a controversy there surrounding the tactics employed by fellow Jesuit Roberto de Nobili. The publisher notes that this volume “tells the story of a theologian whose extraordinary travels bore

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September 2014: New Title on Jesuits and Science

Agustín Udías has published Jesuit Contribution to Science: A History, through Springer. The text is both a comprehensive account of Jesuits’ scientific contributions and an analysis of the spirituality underlying that scientific inquiry. Udías profiles individuals, such as: Angelo Secchi, Stephen J. Perry, James B. Macelwane and Pierre Teilhard de Chardin.   Update: The Journal of

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June 2014: New Socioeconomic History of the Guaraní

Julia Sarreal’s The Guaraní and Their Missions: A Socioeconomic History is now available through Stanford University Press. To examine the thirty Jesuit missions in the Rio de la Plata, Sarreal uses mission account books and other materials to consider the missions’ “work regime” and the Guaraní’s ability to shape the mission economy. Such archival materials, the

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November 2013: New Book on the North American Jesuit Martyrs

Harvard University Press has published The Death and Afterlife of the North American Martyrs by Emma Anderson (University of Ottawa), on the 1930 canonization of eight Jesuit missionaries who died in the 1640s, becoming North America’s first Catholic saints. Anderson, according to the publisher, explores “how Jesuit missionaries perceived their terrifying final hours, the work also seeks

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August 2013: Jesuit Studies Books Series Begins with O’Malley Collection

Brill Publishers announces the first volume in the new Jesuit Studies book series. The inaugural volume is Saints or Devils Incarnate?: Studies in Jesuit History, a collection of 15 essays by John O’Malley, SJ. Brill’s announcement notes: “Almost from the moment the Jesuits were founded in 1540 by Ignatius of Loyola and his companions they

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