Saints or Devils Incarnate?: Studies in Jesuit History

Saints or Devils Incarnate?: Studies in Jesuit History

Hardback Jesuit Studies

By (author) John W. O'Malley

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  • Publisher: Brill
  • Format: Hardback | 312 pages
  • Dimensions: 160mm x 242mm x 24mm | 640g
  • Publication date: 8 August 2013
  • Publication City/Country: Leiden
  • ISBN 10: 9004255346
  • ISBN 13: 9789004255340

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This volume contains fifteen studies by John O'Malley that press forward the trajectory he launched with "The First Jesuits" (1993). The chapters deal, for instance, with the historigraphy of the Society of Jesus, the Jesuits' cultural commitments, the character of Ignatius of Loyola and of Jesuit education.

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John W. O'Malley, Ph.D (1966) in History, Harvard University, is University Professor at Georgetown University. He has published extensively on various aspects of early modern Catholicism. His latest book is Trent: What Happened at the Council (Harvard, 2013).

Table of contents

CONTENTS Abbreviations List of Illustrations 1. The Historiography of the Society of Jesus: Where Does It Stand Today? Originally published in The Jesuits: Cultures, Sciences, and the Arts, 1540-1773, ed. John W. O'Malley, et al. (Toronto: University of Toronto Press, 1999), 3-37. Reprinted with permission of the publisher. 2. The Pastoral, Social, Ecclesiastical, Civic, and Cultural Mission of the Society of Jesus. Originally published in The Jesuits II: Cultures, Sciences, and the Arts, 1540-1773, ed. John W. O'Malley, et al. (Toronto: University of Toronto Press, 2006), xxiii-xxxvi. Reprinted with permission of the publisher. 3. Society of Jesus. Originally published in A Companion to the Reformation World, ed. R. Po-chia Hsia (Oxford: Blackwell, 2004), 223-36. Reprinted with permission of the publisher. 4. Was Ignatius of Loyola a church Reformer? How to Look at Early Modern Catholicism. Originally published in The Catholic Historical Review 77 (1991): 177-193. Reprinted with permission of the publisher. 5. The Ministry to Outsiders: The Jesuits. Originally published in A History of Pastoral Care, ed. G. R. Evans (London: Cassell, 2000), 252-261. Reprinted with permission of the publisher (Bloomsbury Publishing Plc). 6. Ignatius of Loyola (c.1491-1556). Originally published in The Reformation Theologians, ed., Carter Lindberg (Oxford: Blackwell, 2002), 298-310. Reprinted with permission of the publisher. 7. Ignatius's Special 'Way of Proceeding.' Originally published America (July 31, 2006), 10-12. Reprinted with permission of the publisher (America Press). 8. Early Jesuit Spirituality: Spain and Italy. Originally published in Christian Spirituality: Post-Reformation and Modern, ed. Louis Dupre and Don E. Saliers = vol. 3 of Christian Spirituality (New York: Crossroad, 1989), 3-27. Reprinted with permission of the publisher. 9. To Travel to Any Part of the World: Jeronimo Nadal and the Jesuit Vocation. Originally published in Studies in Jesuit Spirituality 16/2 (1984) (St. Louis: Seminar on Jesuit Spirituality, 1984, n. 30). Reprinted with permission of the publisher. 10. Some Distinctive Characteristics of Jesuit Spirituality in the Sixteenth Century. Originally published in Jesuit Spirituality: A Now and Future Resource, edited by John W. O'Malley, John W. Padberg, and Vincent T. O'Keefe (Chicago: Loyola Press, 1990), 1-20. Reprinted with permission of the publisher. 11. Renaissance Humanism and the Religious Culture of the Early Jesuits. Originally published in The Heythrop Journal 31/4 (1990): 471-487. Reprinted with permission of the publisher. 12. How the First Jesuits Became Involved in Education. Originally published in The Jesuit Ratio Studiorum: 400th Anniversary Perspectives, ed. Vincent J. Duminuco (New York: Fordham UP, 2000), 56-74. Reprinted with permission of the publisher. 13. Mission and the Early Jesuits. Originally published in The Way, Supplement 79 (1994): 3-10. Reprinted with permission of the publisher. 14. Saint Ignatius and the Cultural Mission of the Society of Jesus. Originally published in The Jesuits and the Arts, ed. John W. O'Malley and Gauvin Alexander Bailey (Philadelphia: St. Joseph's University Press, 2005), 3-26. Reprinted with permission of the publisher. 15. The Many Lives of Ignatius of Loyola: Future Saint. Originally published in Constructing a Saint through Images: The 1609 Illustrated Biography of Ignatius of Loyola (Philadelphia: St. Joseph's UP, 2008), 1-36. Reprinted with permission of the publisher. Index