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Jesuits

Dominique Julia, Betsy Wing, Antonella Romano, Antonella Romano, Catherine Maire, Betsy Wing, Brendan Dooley and Gauvin Alexander Bailey.

in Encyclopedia of the Enlightenment

January 2002; p ublished online January 2005 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Early Modern History (1500 to 1700). 7781 words.

This entry contains six subentries: Role in Education, Role in Politics, Role as Critics, Jesuits and Jansenists

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Jesuits

in The Oxford Companion to World Exploration

January 2007; p ublished online January 2007 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: World History. 1169 words.

In 1540, Pope Paul III approved the founding of the Society of Jesus, also known as the Jesuits, a

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in The Oxford Encyclopedia of American Social History

January 2012; p ublished online January 2013 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Social and Cultural History. 1268 words.

On 15 September 1566 when three Jesuit missionaries led by the Spaniard Pedro Martinez dropped anchor at what is now

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Jesuits

Shona Johnston.

in Atlantic History

P ublished online December 2012 .

Article. Subjects: History of the Americas; European History; African History; History; Regional and National History. 10226 words.

In 1540 St. Ignatius of Loyola received papal permission to found a new religious order to be known as the Society of Jesus (also called the “Company of Jesus,” or simply the “Jesuits”)....

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Jesuits

Robert A. Maryks.

in Renaissance and Reformation

P ublished online September 2013 .

Article. Subjects: Modern History (1700 to 1945); Medieval and Renaissance Philosophy. 10189 words.

The Jesuits, or the Society of Jesus, is a Roman Catholic order of men religious founded in 1540 by St. Ignatius of Loyola (b. c.1491–d. 1556), a Spanish courtier of Basque origins....

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Jesuits

T. Frank Kennedy.

in Grove Music Online

January 2001; p ublished online January 2001 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Music. 3172 words.

A Roman Catholic religious order of priests and brothers that grew out of an association of men who formed themselves around Ignatius Loyola (1491–1556), a minor Basque nobleman. Dedicated...

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Jesuits and Jesuitism

Geoffrey Cubitt.

in The Jesuit Myth

October 1993; p ublished online October 2011 .

Chapter. Subjects: Modern History (1700 to 1945). 7838 words.

This chapter discusses the arguments and ideas surrounding Jesuitism that formed the framework of the anti-Jesuit movement. It examines the organization of the Society of Jesus and the...

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Jesuit Letters

Paul Nelles.

in The Oxford Handbook of the Jesuits

P ublished online July 2018 .

Article. Subjects: Christianity. 14226 words.

This chapter describes the role of letters and written communication in the first decades of the Society of Jesus. Particular attention is given to the work of Juan Alfonso de Polanco, the...

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Jesuit Theater

Anne-Sophie Gallo.

in The Oxford Handbook of the Jesuits

P ublished online April 2018 .

Article. Subjects: Christianity. 12650 words.

The Jesuits were famous for didactic and college theater performances, but they also practiced other forms of theater in their scholasticates, close to the convent and amateur theater....

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Jesuit Drama

Phyllis Hartnoll and Peter Found.

in The Concise Oxford Companion to the Theatre

January 1996; p ublished online January 2003 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Theatre. 680 words.

term used to describe a wide variety of plays, mainly in Latin, written to be acted by pupils in Jesuit

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Jesuit drama

Alison Shell.

in The Oxford Encyclopedia of Theatre and Performance

January 2003; p ublished online January 2005 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Theatre. 357 words.

School drama performed in educational institutions run by members of the Jesuit order; the term is sometimes more generally used

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Jesuit Missions

Thomas M. Cohen and Emanuele Colombo.

in The Oxford Handbook of Early Modern European History, 1350-1750

July 2015; p ublished online June 2015 .

Article. Subjects: History; Early Modern History (1500 to 1700); European History. 12785 words.

The early modern Society of Jesus was the first global religious order. This chapter analyses the theory and practice of the Jesuits’ missions to non-Christians as these were understood by...

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Jesuit architecture

James Stevens Curl.

in A Dictionary of Architecture and Landscape Architecture

January 2006; p ublished online January 2006 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Architecture. 81 words.

A distinct architectural style may be detected in Jesuit churches from the end of C16. The Society of Jesus played

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Jesuit architecture

James Stevens Curl and Susan Wilson.

in The Oxford Dictionary of Architecture

January 2015; p ublished online May 2015 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Architecture. 75 words.

A distinct architectural style may be detected in Jesuit churches from the end of C16. The Society of Jesus played

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Jesuits Versus Jesuits

Stefania Tutino.

in Uncertainty in Post-Reformation Catholicism

May 2018; p ublished online November 2017 .

Chapter. Subjects: Christianity; Philosophy of Religion. 13156 words.

This chapter explores the virtually unknown but distinctively interesting case of the Italian Jesuit Alberto de Albertis and his massive manuscript treatise on probabilism. Alberto’s...

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Jesuit porcelain

Gordon Campbell.

in Oxford Art Online

P ublished online January 2014 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Ceramic Arts, Pottery, and Glass; 18th-Century Art; Christian Art; East Asian Art. 69 words.

Chinese porcelain made for export to the West in the 18th century. The monochrome decorations depicted Christian subjects such as the nativity and crucifixion. There is no evidence...

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Jesuit Mathematics

Romano Gatto.

in The Oxford Handbook of the Jesuits

P ublished online April 2018 .

Article. Subjects: Christianity. 16315 words.

Despite its difficult gestation, the Jesuit mathematical schools, thanks to Christoph Clavius, gained great prestige in a short time. The Society of Jesus, therefore, provided a fertile...

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Jesuit Anthropology

Charlotte de Castelnau-l’Estoile.

in The Oxford Handbook of the Jesuits

P ublished online October 2018 .

Article. Subjects: Christianity. 10041 words.

This chapter analyzes the Jesuit missionary tradition of studying local customs and languages, which is known as “Jesuit anthropology.” By looking into some of the foundational Jesuit...

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Jesuit Drama

Overview page. Subjects: Theatre.

School drama performed in educational institutions run by members of the Jesuit order; the term is sometimes more generally used as a designation for Catholic university and school drama...

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Jesuit Probabilism

Stefania Tutino.

in Uncertainty in Post-Reformation Catholicism

May 2018; p ublished online November 2017 .

Chapter. Subjects: Christianity; Philosophy of Religion. 16262 words.

This chapter examines the fullest formulation of probabilism as it was articulated by the Jesuit theorists and professors of theology at the Roman College, which by the end of the sixteenth...

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