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—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: Journal of Jesuit Studies

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

In: Journal of Jesuit Studies

educational environments, from the mid-sixteenth century to present times. Divided into five sections and arranged in chronological order, the text is a collection of primary sources and foundational writings from the Jesuit order, including contributions from Jesuits that describe how and why they entered

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), with Dominic Cheung as advisor. The five chapters of the present monograph follow closely the structure of his doctoral thesis, with a similar content. In the introduction, the author discusses past approaches that have stressed the role of dialogue and interaction in the encounter of Christianity with

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at any time be allowed to make any observations on our present letter, to attack or invalidate it, or demand a further examination of it, or appeal from it, or make it a matter of dispute.” Until almost the present the Jesuits observed the prohibition, even though an argument could be made that Pius

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or aspiring to attain a scholarly-oriented appreciation of Lonergan’s philosophical, theological, and methodological contributions. Collaborating with a careful translator, the editors present facing pages of the Latin autograph and an annotated English translation for the first four parts of a

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traversed. Coinciding with an emphasis on what José Casanova has called our “contemporary global present,” scholars such as Luke Clossey and Simon Ditchfield have investigated the ways in which Jesuits contributed to and benefitted from the “first phase” of globalization in the early modern period. But in

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perspective […] from the vantage point of cultural history” (11), there is little actual comparison to be found of the cases presented in each chapter. The introduction summarizes each of them briefly, but offers scant comment on their differences and similarities. And although some of the authors reference

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Eastern Africa from 1945 to the present. Up to the suppression of the order in 1773, the Jesuit presence in Eastern Africa was limited to certain areas of present-day Ethiopia. Ignatius of Loyola exchanged letters with the emperor of Ethiopia and dreamed of one day going to the country to reconcile the

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ecclesiastic scientist with a Jesuit. For this reason, some authors of science-fiction novels find it attractive to present Jesuits as their main or secondary characters, as this allows them to deal with subjects related with religion. In some of these novels, usually taking place in a distant future, Jesuits

In: Journal of Jesuit Studies