Essays Tagged: "Society of Jesus"

The Mission

movie, 'The Mission,' is about how the Spanish in cooperation with Pourtugal try to get the Jesuits off land negotiated by the two countries. The Spanish Church sends people into Asuncion, Paraguay to ... o countries. The Spanish Church sends people into Asuncion, Paraguay to persuade the Jesuits to get off the land. The film includes spiritual and political activities the are reflected through the chu ...

(2 pages) 67 0 4.0 Jan/1996

Subjects: Art Essays > Film & TV Studies > Film Review and Analysis

The Case Of The Spaniard Quietist Miguel de Molinos

I. Factors.The Church, since its origins has suffered from the attack of heretics and their heresies which have caused many controversies and schisms within it. However, ... have caused many controversies and schisms within it. However, many of the conflicts are the result of other than heresies. There are cases where conflicts arose because of ambition of power, lack of ... ses where conflicts arose because of ambition of power, lack of moral, and intrigues, other because of lack of wisdom and a poor theological understanding.One of the instances in which a mixture of th ...

(7 pages) 32 0 4.3 Mar/1997

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Religion & Faith > Christianity

A look at the prevalence of the Catholic religion in Spain, Catholic Saint Blessed JoseMaria Escriva, and the controversial Catholic 'cult' of Opus Dei. 1400 words.

n the Protestant Reformation struck Europe, Spanish Catholics resisted, forming such groups as the "Society of Jesus" in 1540.Catholic missionary work in Spain was taken very seriously. Spaniards beli ... ove the Church; and to search for holiness in ordinary life among men and women from all sectors of society. Since 1928 Josemaria Escriva worked for Opus Dei. He was convinced that the Holy Spirit "co ...

(5 pages) 71 1 5.0 Oct/2003

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Religion & Faith

Letter to France (Canada's History)

Louis XIII, may glory and blessings be with thee forever.Your highness, as a member of the Jesuits Society, I am really delighted to inform you of the situation we have here. Thank God, the weather i ...

(2 pages) 20 0 5.0 Jan/2005

Subjects: History Term Papers

Importance of ignatius of loyola

the Jesuits, that would soon put their focus on education and missionary work. Ignatius founded the Society of Jesus in 1540; these members would soon be known as the Jesuits. The Jesuits were a group ... what they are to preach about (Broderick 904). "Part of Ignatius' inspiration was his vision of the Society as carrying out the mission of Christ to defend and extend his kingdom throughout the world" ...

(5 pages) 27 0 5.0 Feb/2005

Subjects: History Term Papers > European History

Society of Jesus.

John W. O'Malley, S.J. the author described the society which was found by Ignatius during early 1500s. The Society was officially approved by Pope ... ciety was officially approved by Pope Paul III on September 27, 1540. In the sixteenth century, the Society of Jesus is considered as one of the factors that helped forming Catholicism. This is why th ... esuits, involved in their goals, inspirations, etc.Ignatius was one of the Jesuits who governed the society. The author describes the Jesuits with Ignatius. It is said that Ignatius was one of the fou ...

(2 pages) 27 0 2.3 Oct/2005

Subjects: History Term Papers > European History

Movie "The Mission"

ucated and able to go places where no other "Old Worlders" had been before. What evidence do we see of this schooling and endurance in the movie?The Jesuit Priests' venerable schooling can be seen in ... r-perfect ability to play an oboe and his knowledge that the oboe's music would reveal him as a man of peace to the Guarani Indians who at the time had no way of communicating with him vocally, and we ...

(4 pages) 20 0 0.0 May/2006

Subjects: Art Essays > Film & TV Studies > Film Review and Analysis

Hiroshima Book Report

ilor's widow, stood by her window of her kitchen; Father Wilhelm Kleinsorge, a German priest of the Society of Jesus relaxed in his underwear on a cot on the top floor of his three-story mission house ... hat had him trapped saved him by keeping his head above the water.Father Wilhelm Kleinsorge, of the Society of Jesus, was in rather frail condition on the morning of the explosion. The wartime diet wa ...

(6 pages) 11 0 3.0 Aug/2001

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Philosohy Of Life

of us. Happiness is a very strong point in one's life. A common goal that we strive for in today's society should be one of happiness. We should not be looking for the job were you make the most mone ...

(5 pages) 21 0 0.0 Sep/2001

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Living With Natives

he Natives America Firsthand, Vol I contains many different people containing many different points of view. Although their experiences are not the same, one thing is the same; their stories can relat ... es can relate to one another through many various aspects. I have read the selections: "Destruction of the Indies," "Description of Virginia," "Testimony of Pueblo Indians," "Encounter with the Indian ...

(3 pages) 15 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

Primary Source on Akbar the Great

The Jesuit people at first were unaware of Akbar's cruelty, "they went in with ignorance of what was about to take place." As visitors their ... e was bliss" so to speak. It seemed as if the Jesuits had a general respect for Akbar and a feeling of neutrality. Once the Jesuits witnessed the wives of men who had passed on being burned on the pyr ... d passed on being burned on the pyres as their husbands there feeling seemed to change to a feeling of disregard for such actions. As I previously mentioned when the Jesuits witnessed the pract ...

(1 pages) 2 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature


on Sunspots Consult Stillman Drake, "Introduction: Second Part," XV-XVI (pp; 81-85) for an overview of the debate between Galileo and Christopher Scheiner, a Jesuit who writes under the pseudonym Apel ... eo's correspondence with Welser sheds light on this question. Galileo provides a convenient summary of their disagreement toward the end of his first letter, p 102. Galileo provides a careful descript ...

(1 pages) 1 0 0.0 Sep/2014

Subjects: Area & Country Studies Essays

tattoos on the heart

n.comCommon Reading ExperiencePrompt CFather Gregory Boyle is a man who truly lives out the mission of the Jesuit order. He is a man who has committed his entire life to serving others and helping the ... er. He is a man who has committed his entire life to serving others and helping them in all aspects of their lives. His focus on serving others proves his Jesuit background, however he disagrees with ...

(2 pages) 0 0 0.0 Oct/2014

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

Matteo Ricci

d Ricci in law school, hoping to give his son an excellent education and earn him a high station in society (p. 4). However, he dropped out of that school, and "in 1571 he entered the novitiate of the ...

(3 pages) 1 0 0.0 Nov/2014

Subjects: History Term Papers > European History > Roman History