Cambridge Companion to the Jesuits

ISBN-10: 0521673968
ISBN-13: 9780521673969
Edition: 2008
Authors: Thomas Worcester
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Description: Ignatius of Loyola (1491-1556) obtained papal approval in 1540 for a new international religious order called the Society of Jesus. Until the mid-1700s the 'Jesuits' were active in many parts of Europe and far beyond. Gaining both friends and  More...

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List price: $35.99
Copyright year: 2008
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Publication date: 3/20/2008
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 374
Size: 5.75" wide x 8.75" long x 1.00" tall
Weight: 1.320
Language: English

Ignatius of Loyola (1491-1556) obtained papal approval in 1540 for a new international religious order called the Society of Jesus. Until the mid-1700s the 'Jesuits' were active in many parts of Europe and far beyond. Gaining both friends and enemies in response to their work as teachers, scholars, writers, preachers, missionaries and spiritual directors, the Jesuits were formally suppressed by Pope Clement XIV in 1773 and restored by Pope Pius VII in 1814. The Society of Jesus then grew until the 1960s; it has more recently experienced declining membership in Europe and North America, but expansion in other parts of the world. This Companion examines the religious and cultural significance of the Jesuits. The first four sections treat the period prior to the Suppression, while section five examines the Suppression and some of the challenges and opportunities of the restored Society of Jesus up to the present.

Thomas Worcester is Associate Professor of History, College of the Holy Cross, Worcester, MA, USA.

List of illustrations
Notes on contributors
Introduction
Ignatius of Loyola
The religious milieu of the young Ignatius
Five personae of Ignatius of Loyola
The Spiritual Exercises
European Foundations of the Jesuits
Jesuit Rome and Italy
The Society of Jesus in the Three Kingdoms
Jesuit dependence on the French monarchy
Women Jesuits?
Jesuits in Poland and eastern Europe
Geographic and Ethnic Frontiers
The Jesuit enterprise in sixteenth- and seventeenth-century Japan
Jesuits in China
The Jesuits in New France
Racial and ethnic minorities in the Society of Jesus
Arts and Sciences
Jesuit architecture in colonial Latin America
The Jesuits and the quiet side of the scientific revolution
Jesuits in the Modern World
The Suppression and Restoration
Jesuit schools in the USA, 1814-c. 1970
Jesuit theological discourse since Vatican II
Jesuits today
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Index

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