‘Declared traitors by the crown, denounced by secular clergy, and derided by continental Jesuit colleagues, the English Jesuit mission was beleaguered by late 1590s.’ (p. 418) Its survival and remarkable recovery could not have been foreseen.
Robert Persons' resolution of several ongoing disputes at the English College in Rome revealed a lesser known side to his character, suggests Thomas McCoog SJ.
Joe Egerton suggests that, faced with today's theological, political and social challenges, we should reappraise Robert Parsons SJ, who died in Rome on 15 April 1610.
French theologian Bernard Sesboüé SJ explains how the specifically Jesuit model of priesthood evolved and was ‘confirmed and enriched’ by the teaching of the Second Vatican Council.
Glyn Redworth then takes his readers back to the early years and upbringing of Doña Luisa de Carvajal to examine the influences that brought her from the highest ranks of the Spanish nobility to a life of poverty in London. The She-Apostle is a book for many different types of readers.
Jan Graffius explains why the pieces that formed the Held in Trust exhibition are so significant to the history of the Catholic faith.
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