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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.



Jesuit Studies Café – Spring Converstions Announced

The Institute for Advanced Jesuit Studies invites you to join informal conversations with the world's preeminent scholars working on the history, spirituality, and educational heritage of the Society of Jesus. Learn more

Material Cultures of Devotion in the Jesuit Missions: A Roundtable Discussion

Institute fellow Aislinn Muller will lead a roundtable discussion that will examine sacred objects in three very different Jesuit missions – England, China, and Northeastern America. RSVP

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

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