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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.



The Portal to Jesuit Studies provides free, online access to a fully searchable collection of primary sources and scholarly publications in the field of Jesuit Studies. Visit the Portal, or learn more about the Institute's other digital initiatives here.

Jesuit Sources publishes important texts and studies in Jesuit history, spirituality, and pedagogy for scholars, classroom use, and retreats. Visit the Jesuit Sources online bookstore to see new titles and discounted thematic bundles of popular books.


fall events


Jesuit Pedagogy, the first online opportunity in the Certificate in Jesuit Studies program, began in August with 19 students participating in the course. See additional course offerings

PAUL F. Grendler delivers 2018 FEORE FAMILY LECTURE

On October 2, 2018, Paul F. Grendler, Professor Emeritus in the History Department at the University of Toronto, delivered the fourth annual Feore Family Lecture on Jesuit Studies. Professor Grendler also received the George E. Ganss, S.J. Award in Jesuit Studies, in recognition of his significant scholarly contributions. Read full announcement.

To contact a staff member of the Institute for Advanced Jesuit Studies,
please call 617-552-2568 or e-mail

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