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    The Society of Jesus in the Modern World The Jesuit Order, formally known as the Society of Jesus, was founded in 1540 during the Catholic Church’s Counter Reformation. While many religious orders would focus on solitude, sheltering them from the outside world, the Jesuits embraced it and put a great deal of focus into works that could be done for the betterment of society. Furthermore, the traditions of the Society of Jesus set forth patterns of respect for other cultures, which helped to convert people into Catholics. The Jesuits also focused highly on the value of education, and the importance of members and people in general being educated not just in Christian theology but also in things like math and science. These focuses on the community helped the Society of Jesus become a resected order of the Catholic Church and is still reflected in their operations today. Saint Ignatius of Loyola was borne is Basque country and…

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    The Society of Jesus The Society of Jesus is a Religious Order founded by Saint Ignatius of Loyola after being granted confirmation by Pope Paul II in 1540. Also known as the Jesuits, this religious order, today, is spread all over the world. They have a long history of working for the evangelization, in defense of faith and the promotion of justice in the world. “Ignatius had founded not only a new order but a new kind of order, distinctly different from the Franciscans, the Dominicans, the…

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    Jesus v.s Muhammad: Effects they have on today's society Jesus and Muhammad were both the founders of their religion. They both play a huge role in our society today. There are dozens of holidays and festivals directly related to Jesus and Muhammad, and the holy books in the religion are there words, and life story. Jesus and Muhammad directly impact our lives all the time. One thing that some Christians do is fast. One example of when they fast is Lent. Before Jesus's death, he went out into…

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    As the undeniably brutal history of African slavery in Brazil is analyzed, many factors and influences must be considered in order to understand the full scope of the tragedy and its contributing causes. One factor that undoubtedly played a pivotal role in the development and perpetuation of slavery was the presence of Jesuit missions. Beginning with their arrival in Brazil in 1549, the Sons of the Society of Jesus sought to fulfill what they saw as a divine mission aimed at conquering “the…

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    The saint I choose to pray to and imitate and whose name I have chosen for the Sacrament of Confirmation is Saint Ignatius of Loyola. His feast day is on July 31st and he was baptized with the name Inigo, but later changed it to Ignatius and adopted Loyola as a surname. Saint Ignatius of Loyola was the founder of the Society of Jesus, or the Jesuits. He was from a wealthy family with royal blood. He was beatified by Pope Paul V in 1609 and was canonized by Pope Gregory XV in 1622.…

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    Constitutions of the Society of Jesus” provides norms which explain how the Jesuits are to live. Therefore, “In many ways the Constitutions are a book for Jesuits. They contain the legislation or rules governing the Society of Jesus.” The lifestyle of a Religious Order is characterized mainly on living and making God present in the world, the life in community and living a specific…

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    deliberated on was the political aspect. One of the most considerable political occasion was the Roman Inquisition. The Roman Inquisition was a organization of justice by the Holy See who were subject to prosecuting human beings incriminated with a variety of crimes complementary to, blaspheming, immorality, heresy, sorcery, witchcraft, and judaizing(Important religious orders and the Co...; Important religious orders and the Co...; Historical Overview of the Inquisition ). A primary…

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    My individual attitude is that the Roman Catholic Church has impacted our society in many different aspects. Throughout the era of Western Civilization until 2016, education, politics and art have remained imperative. Without the knowledge and creativeness of our prehistoric Roman Emperors, and Popes the Catholic Church would cease to exist today. The Roman Catholic Church is a contribution to the study of Science. For instance; Father Giambattista was the first person to document the rate of…

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    Ignatius Loyola: Saint Ignatius Loyola was a priest and theologist from Spain. He was born on October 23rd 1491 and died on July 31st 1556. He is most famous for being the founder of the society of Jesus, better known as the Jesuits. During the 16th century people in Europe were starting to break away from away from the Roman Catholic church and the time of reformation started to take place. During this time, Saint Ignatius and his group of Jesuits participated in the Counter Reformation which…

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    baroque standards in which a subject was displayed. Moreover, works were determined by how the subject was depicted and what their emotional disposition portrayed to the audience. Whether standing tall or on his knees, the painting invoked religious inspiration. For instance, Rubens’s composition has Saint Ignatius looking towards the light, tears streaming from his eyes as he holds a copy of the Constitutions of the Society of Jesus. Lost in contemplation, the tears reveal the insight and…

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