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Blood, fire, and “Baptism”: Three Perspectives on the Death of Jean De Brébeuf, Seventeenth-century Jesuit “Martyr”

Emma Anderson

in Native Americans, Christianity, and the Reshaping of the American Religious Landscape

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
July 2014
ISBN:
9780807834060
eISBN:
9781469606316
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/9780807899663_martin.10
Subject:
Society and Culture, Native American Studies

This chapter focuses on the death of famed Jesuit missionary Jean de Brebeuf, which has been lifted from anonymity and singled out for intense scrutiny, reflection, and representation. Even with this ... More


“The Most Important Work on the Mission”: The Seminary of Saints John Fisher and Thomas More, 1919–1979

Nicholas M. Creary

in Domesticating a Religious Import: The Jesuits and the Inculturation of the Catholic Church in Zimbabwe, 1879-1980

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780823233342
eISBN:
9780823241774
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823233342.003.0004
Subject:
History, History of Religion

In a commentary assessing the causes of the 1974 strike, W. F. Rea opined that many Africans became Catholics and entered the seminary for “unworthy motives, and mixed ones,” alleging they did so for ... 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


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


The Claims of Culture at Empire's End: Syria and Lebanon under French Rule

Jennifer M. Dueck

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780197264478
eISBN:
9780191734779
Item type:
book
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197264478.001.0001
Subject:
History, Middle East History

This volume asks fundamental questions about the political impact of cultural institutions by exploring the power struggles for control over such institutions in Syria and Lebanon under French ... More


Liturgical and Religious Music in Europe, 1500–1800

in The Power of Song: Music and Dance in the Mission Communities of Northern New Spain, 1590–1810

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780804770866
eISBN:
9780804773812
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804770866.003.0003
Subject:
History, Latin American History

This chapter examines the liturgical and religious music brought by Franciscan and Jesuit missionaries to New Spain and ultimately to the frontier missions during the period from 1500 to 1800. It ... 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


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


The Catholic Rosary, Gendered Practice, and Female Power in French-Indian Spiritual Encounters

Tracy Neal Leavelle

in Native Americans, Christianity, and the Reshaping of the American Religious Landscape

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
July 2014
ISBN:
9780807834060
eISBN:
9781469606316
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/9780807899663_martin.11
Subject:
Society and Culture, Native American Studies

This chapter describes how the Jesuit missionary Gabriel Marest described for a colleague a tense encounter that occurred at his post in Kaskaskia, an Illinois Indian village near the Mississippi. A ... 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


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