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Black Robes & Buckskin: A Selection from the Jesuit Relations

Catharine Randall

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2011
ISBN:
9780823232628
eISBN:
9780823240449
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fso/9780823232628.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Early Christian Studies

The Jesuit Relations, written by new world Jesuit missionaries from 1632 to 1673 back to their Superior in France, have long been a remarkable source of both historical knowledge and spiritual ... More


Conclusion: Inculturation Assessed

Catharine Randall

in Black Robes & Buckskin: A Selection from the Jesuit Relations

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2011
ISBN:
9780823232628
eISBN:
9780823240449
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fso/9780823232628.003.0010
Subject:
Religion, Early Christian Studies

The historian Francis Parkman's assessment of the grand project of the Jesuit Fathers in French Canada may yet be the most fitting summary: he deems the Jesuit order “a vast mechanism for guiding and ... More


In spiritu sanctu: Inculturation and the Aboriginal Relations

Catharine Randall

in Black Robes & Buckskin: A Selection from the Jesuit Relations

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2011
ISBN:
9780823232628
eISBN:
9780823240449
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fso/9780823232628.003.0001
Subject:
Religion, Early Christian Studies

This chapter sets out the basic history of the Jesuit missions in New France and provides insight into the Ignatian tradition and how it informs the composition of the Relations. When the first ... More


Cura personalis: Recognizing Christ in the Other

Catharine Randall

in Black Robes & Buckskin: A Selection from the Jesuit Relations

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2011
ISBN:
9780823232628
eISBN:
9780823240449
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fso/9780823232628.003.0002
Subject:
Religion, Early Christian Studies

The ways in which the Jesuit Fathers convinced Native Americans to convert to Christianity were very different from the ways in which Protestant ministers handled their ministry, or the ways in which ... More


Imago Dei: “Finding God In All Things’’

Catharine Randall

in Black Robes & Buckskin: A Selection from the Jesuit Relations

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2011
ISBN:
9780823232628
eISBN:
9780823240449
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fso/9780823232628.003.0003
Subject:
Religion, Early Christian Studies

Lescarbot's claims that the conversion of Native Americans to Christianity was underway belied the reality that very little missionary work seemed to occur in Acadia during the time when de ... More


“We [Engage Them] in Devout Conversations”

Catharine Randall

in Black Robes & Buckskin: A Selection from the Jesuit Relations

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2011
ISBN:
9780823232628
eISBN:
9780823240449
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fso/9780823232628.003.0004
Subject:
Religion, Early Christian Studies

The Indian tribes had not changed much since their initial contact with the white man, and Father Charles L'Allemant records the differences in lifestyle between natives and Frenchmen, their mutual ... More


“The World is Our Church”

Catharine Randall

in Black Robes & Buckskin: A Selection from the Jesuit Relations

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2011
ISBN:
9780823232628
eISBN:
9780823240449
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fso/9780823232628.003.0005
Subject:
Religion, Early Christian Studies

Two letters written by Father Paul Le Jeune in 1636 are presented, which report back to Old France on what was going on in New France. When Father Le Jeune first arrived in Quebec, he was greeted ... More


“Friends in the Lord”

Catharine Randall

in Black Robes & Buckskin: A Selection from the Jesuit Relations

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2011
ISBN:
9780823232628
eISBN:
9780823240449
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fso/9780823232628.003.0006
Subject:
Religion, Early Christian Studies

Women played a small but crucial role in the Relations. During the foundational days of the order, such powerful women as Vittoria Colonna gave succor, shelter, and financial support to Ignatius's ... More


Ad Maiorem Dei Gloriam: To the Greater Glory of God

Catharine Randall

in Black Robes & Buckskin: A Selection from the Jesuit Relations

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2011
ISBN:
9780823232628
eISBN:
9780823240449
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fso/9780823232628.003.0007
Subject:
Religion, Early Christian Studies

Father Isaac Jogues, born in Orleans, France, in 1607, was about thirty-five years old when he came to the New World. He had been well educated in France, and was shy and introverted by nature. He ... More


Familiariter: The Theological Sense of Daily Life

Catharine Randall

in Black Robes & Buckskin: A Selection from the Jesuit Relations

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2011
ISBN:
9780823232628
eISBN:
9780823240449
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fso/9780823232628.003.0008
Subject:
Religion, Early Christian Studies

This chapter presents a cluster of several related letters written by Father Le Jeune in 1637—entitled “Concerning sorcerers, and whether or not they are in league with the Devil,” “Concerning their ... More


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