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Jesuit Phantasia

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/9780195377866.003.0002
Subject:
Religion, Church History

This chapter begins in 1715 as Ippolito Desideri and his traveling companion Manoel Freyre make their way across the great deserts of Western Tibet in the company of a mixed Mongol‐Tibetan caravan. ... More


Karl Rahner and Ignatian Spirituality

Philip Endean

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198270287
eISBN:
9780191683961
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198270287.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Theology

Karl Rahner SJ, (1904–84), perhaps the most influential figure in 20th-century Roman Catholic theology, believed that the most significant influence on his work was Ignatius Loyola's Spiritual ... More


Facts: Houses, Books, and Other Remains

J. Michelle Molina

in To Overcome Oneself: The Jesuit Ethic and Spirit of Global Expansion, 1520-1767

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9780520275652
eISBN:
9780520955042
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520275652.003.0006
Subject:
History, History of Religion

This chapter discusses some of the “tools” that facilitated the spread of the Spiritual Exercises, laying out the trends that began in Europe and continued, with slight variations, in New Spain. We ... More


Invisible

Aviad Kleinberg

in The Sensual God: How the Senses Make the Almighty Senseless

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780231174701
eISBN:
9780231540247
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231174701.003.0008
Subject:
Religion, Philosophy of Religion

Where outraged iconoclasts and horrified philosophers are told that seeing is believing.


The Spiritual Exercises: the ‘inward eie’1

Anne Sweeney

in Robert Southwell: Snow in Arcadia: Redrawing the English Lyric Landscape, 1586-95

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719074189
eISBN:
9781781701195
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719074189.003.0003
Subject:
Literature, 16th-century and Renaissance Literature

This chapter considers the influence of Ignatius's Spiritual Exercises on Southwell. It first discusses Southwell's religious training, which made him aware of the presence of the angelic, and ... More


Introduction: “To Overcome Oneself”

J. Michelle Molina

in To Overcome Oneself: The Jesuit Ethic and Spirit of Global Expansion, 1520-1767

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9780520275652
eISBN:
9780520955042
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520275652.003.0001
Subject:
History, History of Religion

This chapter introduces the Spiritual Exercises as a meditative retreat aimed at overcoming oneself. The Exercises drew upon Hellenistic and Christian monastic precedent, yet were differently ... More


Rome: the discernment of angels

Anne Sweeney

in Robert Southwell: Snow in Arcadia: Redrawing the English Lyric Landscape, 1586-95

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719074189
eISBN:
9781781701195
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719074189.003.0002
Subject:
Literature, 16th-century and Renaissance Literature

This chapter looks at the development of Southwell's writing during his early years in the Jesuit novitiate, revealing that Southwell's writing matured during his stay in Rome, and following some of ... More


To Overcome Oneself: The Jesuit Ethic and Spirit of Global Expansion, 1520-1767

J. Michelle Molina

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9780520275652
eISBN:
9780520955042
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520275652.001.0001
Subject:
History, History of Religion

Drawing on the connections between the history of Western subjectivity and early modern European colonialism, this book explores how the idea of “self” emerged in seventeenth- and eighteenth-century ... More


General Confession

Moshe Sluhovsky

in Becoming a New Self: Practices of Belief in Early Modern Catholicism

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780226472850
eISBN:
9780226473048
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226473048.003.0004
Subject:
Religion, History of Christianity

General confession was a practice of recalling, ordering, and telling one's entire life to a spiritual director. Unlike sacramental confession, general confession was not a sacrament and it could be ... More


A Heart-Shaped World

J. Michelle Molina

in To Overcome Oneself: The Jesuit Ethic and Spirit of Global Expansion, 1520-1767

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9780520275652
eISBN:
9780520955042
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520275652.003.0008
Subject:
History, History of Religion

This chapter discusses the letters of two nuns to their Jesuit confessor, Antonio Márquez. In understanding their anguished struggles to submit to a regimen of Ignatian spirituality, we revisit ... More


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