Tag Archives: Institute for Advanced Jesuit Studies

Biography of Rutilio Grande, S.J.

Rutilio Grande, S.J., a parish priest who was assassinated in El Salvador in 1977, is arguably the first Jesuit to be martyred after the Society of Jesus had proclaimed its commitment to “the service of faith and the promotion of … Continue reading

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New edition of Saint Ignatius’s memoirs

At the urging of the early Jesuits, Saint Ignatius of Loyola recounted the story of his spiritual conversion while recuperating from a battle wound to the founding of the religious order, the Society of Jesus. It’s an autobiography that would … Continue reading

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Translating Joseph de Jouvancy, S.J.

Joseph de Jouvancy, S.J., (1643–1719) is known for his plays, biographies, histories, orations, and, perhaps most notably, for his influential work De discendi et docendi ratione (The Way to Learn and the Way to Teach, 1703). In this work, Jouvancy describes … Continue reading

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Aristotelian logic and China

Jesuit missionaries and Chinese literati first introduced Aristotelian logic to China during the late Ming dynasty (in the first half of the 17th century). They collaborated to translate this specific part of the Cursus Conimbricensis, a set of commentaries on Aristotle’s philosophy developed by … Continue reading

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Feore Family Lecture on Jesuit Studies

University of Toronto Professor Emeritus of History Paul F. Grendler will deliver the annual Feore Family Lecture on Jesuit Studies on Oct. 2 in the Heights Room of Corcoran Commons. The event will begin with a 4 p.m. reception, followed by … Continue reading

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Book award for Casalini

Cristiano Casalini, a research scholar at Boston College’s Institute for Advanced Jesuit Studies, has been honored with the Joaquim de Carvalho Award from the University of Coimbra in Portugal for his book, Aristotle in Coimbra: Cursus Conimbricensis and Education at … Continue reading

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Jesuit Pedagogy, 1540-1616

Jesuit Sources has released its first publication since its relocation from Saint Louis to Boston College’s Institute for Advanced Jesuit Studies in 2014. Jesuit Pedagogy, 1540-1616: A Reader, edited by Cristiano Casalini and Claude Pavur, S.J.,  offers—for the first time … Continue reading

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American Jesuits and the world

John T. McGreevy, the I.A. O’Shaughnessy dean of the College of Arts and Letters and professor of history at the University of Notre Dame, will present “American Jesuits and the World: Toward a More Global Religious History” on Nov. 19 at … Continue reading

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