were sung by lay parishioners, but it seems clear that Jesuit song was increasingly prized in catechism instruction as a vehicle for memorization.
They versified articles of faith, presented narratives of faith and salvation, and more broadly sought to emotionalize religious experience.
team of Jesuits. It is the basic compendium of knowledge on the subject, with 7,592 thematic and biographical entries. As we read in the introduction,
The present encyclopedia was created over many years by a fairly tight circle of Jesuit historians. Their number was purposefully limited in
. The expression “Great Western Ocean,” on the other hand, has so far failed to capture equal attention from scholars. Concepts of the Western Sea 西海 and even Western Ocean 西洋 (routinely without the prefix “Great” da 大) had been present on Chinese maps and in geographical texts to illustrate the
embodied, but still point toward a constructive, non-defensive engagement of the world from a faith perspective, which expects to find God present in other peoples, cultures, and religions. 2 After considering how the provenance of the collection reflects the European origins and missionary efforts of the
tradition in terms of its possible contribution to present historical progress. To this end, I seek to undertake a task of socio-historic reflexivity. In this regard, I need and seek to meet the historical challenges that face us. For this reason, the approach is not traditionalist or imitative but critical
periodical Život [Life] in 1919 and a respected journal, Croatia Sacra , in 1931, as well as helping to start Vrela i prinosi . Fontes et Studia [Sources and Contributions], a publication focusing on the history of Croatian Jesuits at home and abroad (1932–1941, 1981–present). Croatian Jesuits also
courts, as well as the design and staging of major urban festivals and religious devotions—all seen as effective tools of religious and often political persuasion. In her work on early modern Jesuit culture and education in Milan, Giovanna Zanlonghi has presented the theory of a complex strategy of
statuettes from Diu to Goa in 1688.
According to these sources, Goa is turned into a large stock market of specialized artistic productions before the international diffusion of such objects. Before getting into the study of the sources, it would be useful to present the artistic subject to be later
—in the history of the Society, even from the days of the order’s founding. Moreover, social justice has been a significant lens through which the Society has framed its mission in the postconciliar period (1965–present), especially with the documents of General Congregation 32 (1974–75). According to at
In present-day Sicily, Sardinia, and Corsica, the three main islands of the western Mediterranean, there is still a great variety of orally transmitted musical expressions connected to different paraliturgical rituals. Some of them have an exclusive character—i.e., they are performed by