HD627 The Early Jesuits

An examination of the writings and works of the Society of Jesus from its inception by Ignatius of Loyola in the 1530s to the papal suppression in 1773. Examines diverse contexts in which the Jesuits were prominent, such as the Spiritual Exercises and active apostolate, Catholic Reform and Counter Reformation, mission and colonialism, world cultures and religions, accomodation and martyrdom, education of clergy and laity, gender and race, and other issues.

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