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American Jesuits and the world

John T. McGreevy

American Jesuits and the world

how an embattled religious order made modern Catholicism global

by John T. McGreevy

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Published .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Jesuits,
  • Globalization,
  • Catholic Church,
  • History

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references (pages 229-295) and index.

    StatementJohn T. McGreevy
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsBX3708 .M34 2016
    The Physical Object
    Paginationviii, 315 pages
    Number of Pages315
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL27215826M
    ISBN 100691171629
    ISBN 109780691171623
    LC Control Number2016013493
    OCLC/WorldCa945434274

    Additional Physical Format: Online version: Walsh, James J. (James Joseph), American Jesuits. New York, Macmillan, (OCoLC)   American Jesuits and the World by John T. McGreevy, , available at Book Depository with free delivery worldwide/5(13).

    American Jesuits and the World begins where Adams and Thomas Jefferson end. It tracks some of the roughly one thousand Jesu-its who left Europe for the united States over the course of the nineteenth century as well as American Jesuits who left for mis-sion territories in the early twentieth century. American Jesuits and the World: How an Embattled Religious Order Made Modern Catholicism Global John T. McGreevy. Princeton Univ. Press, $35 (p) ISBN

    World History in Documents combines original sources on key world history topics, covering a sweeping range of periods and societies, with the challenge of comparative analysis. With its emphasis on the utility of primary materials, the book presents historical documents from the major regions of the world and enables the reader to deal. America Media is the leading provider of editorial content for thinking Catholics and those who want to know what Catholics are thinking. Our flagship magazine, America, has been published.


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In John T. McGreevy’s fast-paced and at times vividly written book American Jesuits and the World: How an Embattled Religious Order Made Modern Catholicism Global (Princeton University Press, ), the author focuses on the restoration period from tobut without totally neglecting the rest of the twentieth century and the twenty Cited by: 8.

"John McGreevy has joined the global history parade with a book on a topic that is long overdue: American Jesuits and the World: How an Embattled Religious Order Made Modern Catholicism Global. This is a very enjoyable book to read as McGreevy paints five historical sketches of nineteenth century Jesuits, about whom too little is known and.

American Jesuits and the World book. Read reviews from world’s largest community for readers. At the start of the nineteenth century, the Jesuits seemed /5. How American Jesuits helped forge modern Catholicism around the world.

At the start of the nineteenth century, the Jesuits seemed fated for oblivion. Dissolved as a religious order in by one pope, they were restored in by another, but with only six hundred aged : Princeton University Press. "[A] fascinating new book Readers of American Jesuits and the World will meet a remarkably captivating cast of characters who, despite their obscurity today, enjoyed wide spheres of influence and forged a shared legacy American Jesuits and the world book powerful contemporary resonance.

They will also get a taste for why the Jesuits are so intriguing and why they will. John McGreevy has joined the global history parade with a book on a topic that is long overdue: American Jesuits and the World: How an Embattled Religious Order Made Modern Catholicism Global.

This book traces this nineteenth-century resurgence, showing how Jesuits nurtured a Catholic modernity through a disciplined counterculture of parishes, schools, and associations. Drawing on archival materials from three continents, American Jesuits and the World tracks Jesuits who left Europe for America and Jesuits who left the United States Brand: Princeton University Press.

This book traces this nineteenth-century resurgence, showing how Jesuits nurtured a Catholic modernity through a disciplined counterculture of parishes, schools, and associations.

Drawing on archival materials from three continents, American Jesuits and the World tracks Jesuits who left Europe for America and Jesuits who left the United States.

Dr John McGreevy, Professor of History at the University of Notre Dame, continues his ground-breaking studies on the Catholic Church in America with this thoroughly researched and engagingly written look at the role of European Jesuits in nineteenth century America and the subsequent role of American Jesuits in the wider world.

This book is a sensational eye-opener, even for me, a Jesuit for the past forty-six years. While I knew the oft-quoted rough denunciations of the Jesuits by John Adams and Thomas Jefferson, I had no idea of how deep and pervasive American anti-Jesuit sentiments were—nor why they were so extreme, nor how they were overcome—until I read McGreevy’s splendid work.

This book traces this nineteenth-century resurgence, showing how Jesuits nurtured a Catholic modernity through a disciplined counterculture of parishes, schools, and g on archival materials from three continents, American Jesuits and the World tracks Jesuits who left Europe for America and Jesuits who left the United States.

American Jesuits and the World By John T. McGreevy Princeton University Press – £ The United States is the freest country in the world. You believe yourselves free in France and in Belgium; but be assured that you possess but the shadow of the liberty which we enjoy in America.

Choice Outstanding Academic Title for With infectious energy and a genuine gift for storytelling, Raymond A. Schroth recounts the history of Jesuits in the United States.

The American Jesuits isn't simply a book for Catholics; it's for anyone who loves a well-told historical tale. For more than years, Jesuit priests have traveled the globe out of a religious/5.

American Jesuits and the World: How an Embattled Religious Order Made Modern Catholicism Global. This is a very enjoyable book to read as McGreevy paints five historical sketches of nineteenth century.

[A] fascinating new book Readers of American Jesuits and the World will meet a remarkably captivating cast of characters who, despite their obscurity today, enjoyed wide spheres of influence and forged a shared legacy with powerful contemporary resonance.

They will also get a taste for why the Jesuits are so intriguing and why they will continue to be so important for the life of the /5(6). This book traces this nineteenth-century resurgence, showing how Jesuits nurtured a Catholic modernity through a disciplined counterculture of parishes, schools, and associations.

Drawing on archival materials from three continents, American Jesuits and the World tracks Jesuits who left Europe for America and Jesuits who left the United States Cited by: 8.

Choice Outstanding Academic Title for With infectious energy and a genuine gift for storytelling, Raymond A. Schroth recounts the history of Jesuits in the United States. The American Jesuits isn't simply a book for Catholics; it's for anyone who loves a well-told historical tale.

For more than years, Jesuit priests have traveled the globe out of a religious commitment to serve others. At the start of the nineteenth century, the Jesuits seemed fated for oblivion.

Dissolved as a religious order in by one pope, they were restored in by another, but with only six hundred aged members.

Yet a century later, the Jesuits numbered seventeen thousand men and were at the vanguard of the Catholic Church's expansion around the : Princeton University Press. John McGreevy's 'American Jesuits and the World' tells of the Jesuit contribution to global Catholicism American Jesuits and the World by John McGreevy Princeton University Press.

p $ Conversations on Jesuit Higher Education Volume 50 Article 29 Book Review: American Jesuits and the World: How an Embattled Religious Order Made Modern Catholicism Global, by John T.

McGreevy Edward W. Schmidt : Elizabeth Groppe. American Jesuits and the World is a superb book, deftly argued and carefully researched. Its thesis—or, arguably closer to the truth, its theses—are twofold: first, after its founding by Ignatius Loyola in the 16th century, the Society of Jesus (Jesuits) made Catholicism the first global religion; and second, in the 19th century waves of European Jesuits, driven from their homelands by.Additional Physical Format: Online version: Walsh, James J.

(James Joseph), American Jesuits. Freeport, N.Y., Books for Libraries Press []. DG: Another topic that comes up, involving America in the World in Dr McGreevy’s book, is the fact that Jesuits were becoming more politically liberal as the 20th century approached, but they had an interesting relationship to America as empire.

For instance, they’re perfectly happy to sail on American ships to go into the : Thomas Coleman III.