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Why Have You Come Here?: The Jesuits and the First Evangelization of Native America

Nicholas P. Cushner

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
September 2006
ISBN:
9780195307566
eISBN:
9780199784936
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195307569.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, History of Christianity

This book tells the story of how the 16th-century religious conquerors of America attempted to change the belief systems of the Native Americans. To what degree did they succeed or fail? And why? The ... More


Introduction: Snow and Mirrors

Trent Pomplun

in Jesuit on the Roof of the World: Ippolito Desideri's Mission to Tibet

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
February 2010
ISBN:
9780195377866
eISBN:
9780199869466
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195377866.003.0001
Subject:
Religion, Church History

This introduction summarizes the history of research on Ippolito Desideri and situates it within larger trends in Tibetan Studies and the historiography of the Society of Jesus. It argues that recent ... More


Passionate Uncertainty: Inside the American Jesuits

Peter McDonough and Eugene Bianchi

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520230552
eISBN:
9780520930773
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520230552.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Religious Studies

Founded by Ignatius Loyola in 1540, the Society of Jesus remains the largest and most controversial religious order of men in Catholicism. Since the 1960s, however, Jesuits in the United States have ... More


Jesuits and Jesuitism

Geoffrey Cubitt

in The Jesuit Myth: Conspiracy Theory and Politics in Nineteenth-Century France

Published in print:
1993
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198228684
eISBN:
9780191678790
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198228684.003.0011
Subject:
History, European Modern History, History of Religion

This chapter discusses the arguments and ideas surrounding Jesuitism that formed the framework of the anti-Jesuit movement. It examines the organization of the Society of Jesus and the individual ... More


From Windfall to Fall: The Conversos in the Society of Jesus

Marc Rastoin, S.J.

in Friends on the Way: Jesuits Encounter Contemporary Judaism

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
March 2011
ISBN:
9780823228119
eISBN:
9780823236985
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fso/9780823228119.003.0002
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

This chapter discusses the Society of Jesus' acceptance of recruits from Jewish origin or the so-called conversos prior to 1593. This tolerance ended at the Fifth General Congregation in 1593 due to ... More


Message

Evonne Levy

in Propaganda and the Jesuit Baroque

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520233577
eISBN:
9780520928633
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520233577.003.0005
Subject:
Religion, History of Christianity

The French Marxist Louis Althusser's description of the functioning of ideology sets the stage for a reading of Jesuit propaganda. The proximity— if not the dependence—of Althusser's models of ... More


The Ignatian Charism at the Dawn of the Twenty-First Century: November 29, 2006

Avery Cardinal Dulles

in Church and Society: The Laurence J. McGinley Lectures, 1988-2007

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
March 2011
ISBN:
9780823228621
eISBN:
9780823236619
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fso/9780823228621.003.0036
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

This chapter, intended to complete a series of four on the Jesuit founders whose jubilees were celebrated in 2006, discusses the role of the Ignatian charism today. It first ... More


Finding God in All Things: Celebrating Bernard Lonergan, John Courtney Murray, and Karl Rahner

Mark Bosco and David Stagaman (eds)

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
March 2011
ISBN:
9780823228089
eISBN:
9780823236954
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fso/9780823228089.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Theology

Three of the most influential Catholic theologians of the twentieth century—Bernard Lonergan, John Courtney Murray, and Karl Rahner—were all born in 1904, at the height of the Catholic Church's most ... More


Jesuit

Jan Machielsen

in Martin Delrio: Demonology and Scholarship in the Counter-Reformation

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9780197265802
eISBN:
9780191772009
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197265802.003.0002
Subject:
History, European Early Modern History

This second, biographical chapter charts Martin Delrio’s career within the Society of Jesus until his death in 1608. Drawing on archival documents from Rome and elsewhere it seeks to make sense of a ... More


Jesuits in Plain Clothes

Geoffrey Cubitt

in The Jesuit Myth: Conspiracy Theory and Politics in Nineteenth-Century France

Published in print:
1993
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198228684
eISBN:
9780191678790
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198228684.003.0008
Subject:
History, European Modern History, History of Religion

This chapter discusses the prevailing fear of the assumed powerfulness of the Jesuit members whose identity did not arouse mistrust or draw attention. It focuses on the Jesuits who donned plain and ... More


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