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Catholic religious order founded by Saint Ignatius Loyola in 1540.
Jesuit tea - tea used by Indians for centuries; first cultivated by the Jesuits in their Paraguayan missions. Synonym(s): chenopodium
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The Jesuit raised his hands toward heaven, and the curate did the same.
The Jesuit and the curate quite started from their chairs.
Now," hastily interrupted the Jesuit, on seeing that his acolyte was going astray, "now your thesis would please the ladies; it would have the success of one of Monsieur Patru's pleadings.
Yes, the ground is all sown," said the Jesuit, "and we have not to fear that one portion of the seed may have fallen upon stone, another upon the highway, or that the birds of heaven have eaten the rest, AVES COELI COMEDERUNT ILLAM.
Bazin, who had been standing listening to all this controversy with a pious jubilation, sprang toward them, took the breviary of the curate and the missal of the Jesuit, and walked respectfully before them to clear their way.
Encounters Between Jesuits and Protestants in Africa
The Visitor: Andre Palmeiro and the Jesuits in Asia.
The official logo for the 36th General Congregation of the Society of Jesus depicts a boat, representing the Jesuits, cast onto the seas.
In this volume, Marc Andre Bernier, Clorinda Donato, and Hans-Jurgen Lusebrink bring together the work of 19 scholars to craft a prismatic view of Jesuit accounts before, during, and even long after the 1767 expulsion, linking the Jesuits to the anthropology of the Enlightenment.
Early Modern Jesuits between Obedience and Conscience during the Generalate of Claudio Acquaviva (1581-1615).
Another core principle emphasized by the Jesuits is seeking to find God--or the divine--in all things, which behooves the Jesuits to engage all aspects of human culture, developing an appreciation for all of its diversity as part of God's creation (Barry, 1991; McGucken, 1932; O'Malley, 1993; Society of Jesus, 1977; Traub, 2008).
Jesuits work in education (founding schools, colleges, universities and seminaries), intellectual research, and cultural pursuits.