Society of Jesus

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a Roman Catholic order founded by Saint Ignatius of Loyola in 1534 to defend Catholicism against the Reformation and to do missionary work among the heathen

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The superior general of the Society of Jesus, the congregation founded by St.
3) Even though the vow of obedience to the ecclesiastical hierarchy is explicitly mentioned in the Constitutions of the Society of Jesus, the Jesuit corpus of writings and manifestations expressed the vital role of the nostro modo procedendi (the Jesuit identity).
assembles representative early writings by members of the Society of Jesus, the most influential of the many new monastic orders founded during the 16th century in the context of the Protestant Reformation and reforms in the Roman Catholic Church.
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