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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


Naples, Parma, and the Bourbon Family Pact, 1767–1773

Dale K. Van Kley

in Reform Catholicism and the International Suppression of the Jesuits in Enlightenment Europe

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9780300228465
eISBN:
9780300235616
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300228465.003.0006
Subject:
Religion, History of Christianity

This chapter discusses how the story of the final Spanish phase of the end of the prerevolutionary Society of Jesus is unedifying, even ugly, despite the historian Augustin Theiner's efforts to ... More


Portugal and Spain, 1754–1767

Dale K. Van Kley

in Reform Catholicism and the International Suppression of the Jesuits in Enlightenment Europe

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9780300228465
eISBN:
9780300235616
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300228465.003.0005
Subject:
Religion, History of Christianity

This chapter looks at how the role of France in the demise of the Society of Jesus turned out to be as pivotal as the Italian Augustinians had hoped it would be. The plotting and planning began in ... 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


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


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


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


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


Catholics and Muslims in the Court of Jahangir (1608–1611)

Muzaffar Alam and Sanjay Subrahmanyam

in Writing the Mughal World: Studies on Culture and Politics

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231158114
eISBN:
9780231527903
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231158114.003.0007
Subject:
History, Indian History

This chapter discusses the early modern encounter between the Jesuits of the Society of Jesus and the Mughal empire, as it returns to the Jesuit materials, which are read together and contrasted ... 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


“Do as I Do, Not as I Say”: The Pedagogy of Action

Elizabeth A. Dreyer

in Jesuit and Feminist Education: Intersections in Teaching and Learning for the Twenty-first Century

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780823233311
eISBN:
9780823241743
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823233311.003.0002
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

This chapter has two primary goals. First, it lifts up the active engagement of women in the ministries of the Society of Jesus, through which they became teachers by example—keeping in mind the ... More


Printing Confucius in Paris

Nicholas Dew

in Orientalism in Louis XIV's France

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780199234844
eISBN:
9780191715716
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199234844.003.0006
Subject:
History, European Modern History

This chapter reveals Melchisédech Thévenot's role in the production of the first substantial translation of the Confucian classics to appear in Europe, the Confucius Sinarum Philosophus (1687). The ... More


Writing Missions

in Sojourners in a Strange Land: Jesuits and Their Scientific Missions in Late Imperial China

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
March 2013
ISBN:
9780226355597
eISBN:
9780226355610
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226355610.003.0002
Subject:
History, History of Science, Technology, and Medicine

Matteo Ricci's De Christiana expeditione apud Sinas suscepta ab Societate Jesu (1615) was the first sustained history of the Jesuit mission in China, as well as the history of a particular sort of ... More


The Rahner Brothers and the Discovery of Jerónimo Nadal

Philip Endean

in Karl Rahner and Ignatian Spirituality

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198270287
eISBN:
9780191683961
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198270287.003.0004
Subject:
Religion, Theology

This chapter focuses on the beginning of Karl Rahner's career, particularly on his collaboration with Hugo, his elder brother and fellow Jesuit, regarding early Jesuit writings. The Rahner brothers ... More


Secularization (1782)

Pamila Gupta

in The relic state: St Francis Xavier and the politics of ritual in Portuguese India

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9780719090615
eISBN:
9781781708002
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719090615.003.0004
Subject:
History, European Early Modern History

The fourth chapter explores the ritual contours of Xavier’s “First Solemn Exposition” which was staged in 1782. It addresses the increasing "secularization" of Xavier as he becomes a symbol and agent ... More


‘Replant the uprooted trunk of the tree of faith’: the Society of Jesus and the continental colleges for religious exiles

M. Thomas and S.J. McCoog

in Insular Christianity: Alternative models of the Church in Britain and Ireland, c.1570–c.1700

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780719086984
eISBN:
9781781704981
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719086984.003.0002
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History

This chapter offers a detailed investigation of the manner in which continental colleges, institutions of critical importance for the future evolution of insular Catholicism, were established for the ... More


The Jesuits, the Inquisition, and History

Katrina B. Olds

in Forging the Past: Invented Histories in Counter-Reformation Spain

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780300185225
eISBN:
9780300186062
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300185225.003.0002
Subject:
History, European Early Modern History

This chapter shows how Higuera’s tweaking of local factional and religious interests helped to make his scholarship controversial, even when its content was, in fact, remarkably anodyne. Higuera had ... More


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