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adaptation and accommodation has roots in this document, with its fundamental principle as stated in Annotation 18, “The Spiritual Exercises must be adapted to the condition of the persons engaging in them, that is, to their age, education, and talent.” The Exercises are a spiritual classic because they

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Studies in Early Christian and Byzantine Homiletics
This volume brings together thirteen studies on Greek-speaking preachers and audiences in a period from the beginning of the second century A.D. to the beginning of the tenth century which has largely been neglected in the modern literature.
The chapters represent a collection of case studies of individual preachers or periods of homiletic activity and cover themes including the identity of Greek-speaking preachers, the circumstances of delivery, the different genres of homiletic, the adaptation of the tropes of Classical approaches, the preparation, redaction and transmission of sermons, and the interaction between preacher and audience.
Each chapter is accompanied by a summary bibliography of the most important primary sources and secondary literature.

revealing as the complex story unfolds. The Second Vatican Council, particularly in its decree on the adaptation and renewal of religious life Perfectae caritatis , mandated a return to the original charism and the authentic vision of the founders of religious congregations. However, the mandate was

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capacity for adaptation and endurance. Bruno Feitler’s book, however, deals neither with “real” Jews nor with mere projections of Judaism or metaphoric Jewishness. In spite of bearing the title “The Imaginary Synagogue,” it studies the development of anti-Jewish literature in early modern Portugal

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is Pavur’s argument that Jesuit undergraduate colleges today should adopt a modernized version of the RS because its values are still relevant. He courageously proposes a version for Jesuit undergraduate colleges in the usa (and presumably Canada). His adaptation consists of a mandatory curriculum

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. The first chapter to touch on Korea is Andreas Müller-Lee’s discussion of Western classical elements communicated by European Jesuits such as Ricci and Aleni, and their receptions by Chinese and Korean scholars. Next we have Yuh-Jhung Hwang’s discussion of a 2005 theatrical adaptation of Aeschylus

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adaptation” to which the Constitutions continually invite the Society’s mode of government or social intervention, adjusting to differences according to people, times and places, opens the philosophical understanding of a “multidimensional” idea of truth, where several partial truths could coexist and even

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community (30). The adaptation of the confraternity to regions as diverse as Eastern Europe and the viceroyalty of New Spain contributes to the broad scope of this section. Confraternities as patrons of art, the subject of the fifth part of the volume, also contributes to the questions of self-identity of

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Author: Qiong Zhang

households. Other innovations the Jesuits made to conform to Confucian gender norms had more serious theological complications. Their adaptations to important Catholic sacraments, such as baptism and unction, became major points of contention with their opponents in the Rites Controversy from the 1640s

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laboring in the other Indies, halfway across the world. 2 Globalization, Mobility, Missions, Adaptation, and Accommodation While we often describe the establishment of the Society of Jesus in the “early modern” age, or the era of “Catholic Reform,” it is important to understand that it was also

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