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The Jesuits : cultures, sciences, and the arts, 1540-1773
AuthorO'Malley, John W.
Pub. LocationTorontoPublisherUniversity of Toronto Press
Date1999Phys. Desc.dig. pdf. [xx, 772 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.]
LocationDigital ArchivesCall NumberBX3706.2.J464 1999
The Jesuits : cultures, sciences, and the arts, 1540-1773 / edited by John W. O'Malley ... [et al.].
Papers from an international conference organized at Boston College in late May 1997.
Includes bibliographical references and index.
"Originating in an international conference held at Boston College in 1997, the thirty-five essays here reflect this new historiographical trend."
Local access only. [OMalley-JesuitsCulturesSciencesArts.pdf]
Physical copy Gleeson Library.
Permalink to Ebsco full text. (USF campus)

Part One. Reframing Jesuit history -- The historiography of the Society of Jesus : where does it stand today? / John W. O"Malley, S.J. -- 'Le style jésuite n'existe pas' : Jesuit corporate culture and the visual arts / Gauvin Alexander Bailey -- The fertility and the shortcomings of Renaissance rhetoric : the Jesuit case / Marc Fumaroli -- The cultural field of Jesuit science / Rivka Feldhay -- Part two. The Roman scene -- Two Farnese cardinals and the question of Jesuit taste / Claire Robertson -- Jesuit thesis prints and the festive academic defence at the Collegio Romano / Louise Rice -- From "The Eyes of All" to "Useful Quarries in Philosophy and Good Literature' : Consuming Jesuit science, 1600-1665 / Michael John Gorman -- Music history in the Musurgia universali of Athanasius Kircher / Margaret Murada -- Part three. Mobility : Overseas missions and the circulation of culture -- Mapping Jesuit science : the role of travel in the geography of knowledge / Steven J. Harris -- Jesuits, Jupiter's satellites, and the Académie Royale des Sciences / Florence Hsia -- Exemplo aeque ut verbo : The French Jesuits' missionary world / Dominique Deslanders -- East and West : Jesuit art and artists in Central Europe, and Central European art in the Americas / Thomas Dacosta Kaufmann -- The role of the Jesuits in the transfer of secular baroque culture in the Rio de la Plata region / Magnus Mörner -- Candide and a boat / T. Frank Kennedy, S.J. -- Part Four. Encounters with the other : between assimilation and domination -- Alessandro Valignano : the Jesuits and culture in the East / Andrew C. Ross -- Jesuit corporate culture as shaped by the Chinese / Nicholas Standaert, S.J. -- Translation as cultural reform : Jesuit scholastic psychology in the transformation of the Confucian discourse on human nature / Qiong Zhang -- The truth-showing mirror : Jesuit Catechism and the Arts in Mughal India / Gauvin Alexander Bailey -- Roberto de Nobili's Dialogue on Eternal Life and an early Jesuit evaluation of religion in south India / Francis X. Clooney, S.J. -- The Jesuits and the indigenous peoples of the Philippines / René B. Javellana, S.J. -- Part five. Tradition, innovation, accommodation -- Bernini's image of the ideal Christian monarch / Irving Lavin -- Innovation and assimilation : the Jesuit contribution to architectural development in Portuguese India / David M. Kowel -- God's good taste : the Jesuit aesthetics of Juan Bautista Villalpando in the sixth and tenth centuries B.C.E. / Jaime Lara -- Jesuit Aristotelian education : the De anima commentaries / Alison Simmons -- Jesuit Physics in Eighteenth-Century Germany: Some Important Continuities / Marcus Hellyer -- The Jesuits and Polish Sarmationism / Stanislaw Obirek, S.J. -- Part six. Conversion and confirmation through devotion and the arts -- The art of salvation in Bavaria / Jeffrey Chipps Smith -- Henry Hawkins : a Jesuit writer and emblematist in Stuart England / Karl Josef Holtgen -- Jesuit casuistry or Jesuit spirituality? The roots of seventeenth-century British Puritan practical divinity / James F. Keenan, S.J. -- The use of music by the Jesuits in the conversion of the indigenous peoples of Brazil / Paulo Castagna -- The Jesuits in Manila, 1581-1621 : the role of music in rite, ritual, and spectacle / William J. Summers -- Jesuit devotions and Retablos in New Spain / Clara Bargellini -- Part Seven. Reflections : What have we learned? Where do we go from here?

Subject(s)Jesuits--History--16th-18th centuries--Congresses
Christianity and culture--History--16th-18th centuries--Congresses
Rec. TypeDigital Book (PDF)LanguageEnglish
CollectionRicci Institute LibraryRec. #17467
ISBN0802042872 ; 9780802042873LCCN00269595OCLC40813738