Institute for Advanced Jesuit Studies
The Institute for Advanced Jesuit Studies seeks to deepen understanding and appreciation of the history, spirituality, educational heritage, and pedagogical approach of the Society of Jesus through courses, workshops, publications, and scholarly symposia.
A Great Service
"Cristiano Casalini and Claude Pavur have done a great service for those of us who work in Jesuit higher education." Read the review of Jesuit Pedagogy: A Reader by Saint Louis University Professor Gregory Beabout in Jesuit Higher Education: A Journal.
Ever to Excel
In its first year, Ever to Excel welcomed nearly 100 high school students from across the United States and Japan to Boston College for a five-day immersion on campus and in Boston, exploring Jesuit spirituality, leadership, service, and education. Watch the Ever to Excel week wrap up video.
Certificate IN Jesuit Studies
A nine-credit professional program that examines and promotes an understanding of the spirituality, history, and leadership methods associated with the Society of Jesus and its apostolates. Learn more about the Certificate in Jesuit Studies.
In the news: Faith, leadership for high school students
The Ever to Excel program, which will premiered this summer, focused on Jesuit education and spirituality for five days of workshops, discussions, presentations and other activities for high school students. Program content included elements from Boston College's student formation initiatives, as well as newly developed resources by the Institute that build on its existing offerings. Read more about the Ever to Excel program for high school students.
A COMPANION TO IGNATIUS OF LOYOLA
Watch the interview of Professor Robert Maryks as he reflects upon this important new work on the life, writings, and spirituality of Ignatius of Loyola.
iajs In the news
"Obviously the goals of such a program are very important for the continuing vision of Jesuit education," said Saint Louis University High School President David Laughlin.
SAVE THE DATE
Wednesday, November 9
2:30 - 4:00 PM
Boston College, Simboli Hall 035
400 Years of Desires: New Approaches to Jesuit Missions through the Litterae Indipetae
Tuesday, November 29
2:30 - 4:00 PM
Boston College, Stokes Hall North, Room N203
Four Centuries of Jesuit History in China
Second Feore Family Lecture on Jesuit Studies presented by John W. Padberg, S.J.
A five-day immersion program on campus and in Boston, exploring Jesuit spirituality, leadership, service, and education.
A nine-credit scholarly program that utilizes travel in Europe and graduate-level coursework at Boston College
An interdisciplinary study of encounters between Jesuits and Protestants in Africa held in Nairobi, Kenya
Mongol Ritual, Jesuit Painting, and the Construction of Eighteenth-Century Chinese Empire
Art and propaganda at the court of the Qianlong Emperor of China and the Jesuits' Role.
Jesuit Accounts of Imperial Life—a conversation with Jorge Flores and Eugenio Menegon.
new from jesuit sources
Jesuit Pedagogy, 1540-1616:
Editors: Cristiano Casalini
Claude Pavur, SJ
For the first time in English a wide selection of relevant materials that lets us see the development of Jesuit approaches to pedagogy in theory and practice. More »
Hearts on Fire:
Praying with Jesuits
Edited by: Michael Harter, SJ
A treasure trove of Ignatian prayers written by some 40 Jesuits from the foundation of the Society to the twenty-first century. More »
The Life of Ignatius of Loyola
Author: Pedro de Ribadeneira, SJ
Translanted by: Claude Pavur, SJ
The first English translation of the earliest official biography of St. Ignatius. More »