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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


To Become a Confucian: A New Conceptual Framework

Anna Sun

in Confucianism as a World Religion: Contested Histories and Contemporary Realities

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691155579
eISBN:
9781400846085
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691155579.003.0007
Subject:
Religion, Hinduism

This chapter offers a new conceptual framework for addressing the empirical question of who the Confucians are in China. It suggests a three-tier definition that considers Confucian religious ritual ... More


A Philosophy to Live By: Engaging Iris Murdoch

Maria Antonaccio

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780199855575
eISBN:
9780199933198
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199855575.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy

Iris Murdoch’s philosophy has long attracted readers searching for a morally serious yet humane perspective on human life. Her eloquent call for “a theology which can continue without God” has been ... 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 Return of Spiritual Exercises

Maria Antonaccio

in A Philosophy to Live By: Engaging Iris Murdoch

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780199855575
eISBN:
9780199933198
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199855575.003.0006
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy

This chapter situates Murdoch’s thought amidst recent efforts to retrieve the forms and practices of ancient philosophy. Thanks in large part to the work of Hadot, there has been renewed interest in ... More


How to Do Things with Fictions

Joshua Landy

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780195188561
eISBN:
9780199949458
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195188561.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

This book offers a new rationale for the place of literary reading in the well-lived life. While it is often assumed that fictions must be informative or morally improving in order to be of any real ... More


Learning to Look for Harmony

Stephen C. Angle

in Sagehood: The Contemporary Significance of Neo-Confucian Philosophy

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
February 2010
ISBN:
9780195385144
eISBN:
9780199869756
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195385144.003.0009
Subject:
Philosophy, General

One recent trend in contemporary philosophy is thinking about the significance of the ancient practices that Pierre Hadot has labeled “spiritual exercises.” Just as philosophy was a “way of life” for ... 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


Interpreting Philosophy Into Practical Life

Maria Antonaccio

in A Philosophy to Live By: Engaging Iris Murdoch

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780199855575
eISBN:
9780199933198
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199855575.003.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy

This chapter sets the stage for the inquiry pursued in this book. It begins by reviewing the changing fortunes of Murdoch’s reputation in the period following her death in 1999 and considers the ... More


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


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


The Meditative Structure of Joyce's Portrait

Thomas F. Van Laan

in Foundational Essays in James Joyce Studies

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813035291
eISBN:
9780813038483
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813035291.003.0007
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century Literature and Modernism

This chapter focuses on the meditative structure of Joyce's A Portrait of the Artist as a Young Man. The chapter also discusses the Ignatian system demonstrated by Joyce thorough familiarity with the ... 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


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


The Ignatian Tradition and Contemporary Theology: April 10, 1997

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/9780823228621.003.0017
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

This chapter discusses the Ignatian tradition, looking at the Spiritual Exercises and teachings of St. Ignatius of Loyola. It comments on four themes from the Spiritual ... More


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

Moshe Sluhovsky

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780226472850
eISBN:
9780226473048
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226473048.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, History of Christianity

Early Christian monastic spiritual practices of self-formation became increasingly popular in late medieval and early modern Catholicism. Now, for the first time in the history of Christian ... More


An Ignatian Perspective on Contemporary Jewish Spirituality

Donald Moore, 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/9780823228119.003.0005
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

This chapter discusses contemporary Jewish spirituality from an Ignatian perspective. It explains the influence of a March 1963 meeting in New York chaired by Abraham Joshua Heschel to the Second ... More


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