A Jesuit Education Reader

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A Jesuit Eduation Reader is a collection of the finest short essays on the mission, challenge, and state of Jesuit education. The thirty-five offerings are conveniently organized by theme and include an introduction, suggested further readings, and a short glossary of key terms for each section.

The selections here are from a veritable "Who's Who" of educators and writers (including John W. O'Malley, SJ; Howard Gray, SJ; Peter-Hans Kolvenbach, SJ; and Parker J. Palmer). The entries will enlighten and inspire anyone involved in Jesuit education-faculty, administrators, staff, and trustees.

Together, these valuable and often hard-to-find articles bear witness to the strength and vitality of Jesuit education in the past and present, while looking ahead to the vast potential this form of education holds for the future.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780829427226
  • Publisher: Loyola Press
  • Publication date: 7/28/2008
  • Edition description: New Edition
  • Pages: 320
  • Sales rank: 610,851
  • Product dimensions: 5.90 (w) x 9.10 (h) x 1.00 (d)

Table of Contents

Preface     xiii
The Principle Underlying the Early Jesuit Mission-and the Schools Jesuit Mission Today
Introduction     2
Conclusion to The First Jesuits   John W. O'Malley, SJ     5
Our Mission and Culture$dJesuit General Congregation 34     11
The Ignatian Mission: Lay and Jesuit Companions on the Journey   Howard Gray, SJ     27
Further Reading     33
Introduction     36
Jesuits and Jesuit Education: A Primer$dThe Boston College Jesuit Community     38
How the First Jesuits Became Involved in Education   John W. O'Malley, SJ     43
The Experience of Ignatius Loyola: Background to Jesuit Education   Howard Gray, SJ     63
Further Reading     87
The Current Problematic
Introduction     90
Ignatian Discernment, Aesthetic Play, and Scientific Inquiry   Patrick A. Heelan, SJ     92
Where Loyalties Lie?   Dominic J. Balestra     94
Further Reading     105
Introduction     108
Five Traits of Jesuit Education   Robert A. Mitchell, SJ     111
Spiritualities of-Not at-the University   John B. Bennett   Elizabeth A. Dreyer     113
Jesuits and University Life$dJesuit General Congregation 34     133
Education Marked with the Sign of the Cross   Michael J. Buckley, SJ     138
The Service of Faith and the Promotion of Justice in American Jesuit Higher Education   Peter-Hans Kolvenbach, SJ     144
The Service of Faith in a Religiously Pluralistic World: The Challenge for Jesuit Higher Education   Peter-Hans Kolvenbach, SJ     163
Communal Reflection on the Jesuit Mission in Higher Education: A Way of Proceeding$dThe Society of Jesus in the U.S.     177
Higher Standards   Dean Brackley, SJ     189
Soul Education: An Ignatian Priority   Howard Gray, SJ     195
Further Reading     209
The Issue of Catholic Identity
Introduction     214
Conversations on Jesuit (and Catholic?) Higher Education: Jesuit Si, Catholic ... Not So Sure   David J. O'Brien     217
The Truly Catholic University   Richard G. Malloy, SJ     232
Collegium, Catholic Identity, and the Non-Catholic   Suzanne Matson     239
The Catholic Intellectual Tradition in the Catholic University   Monika K. Hellwig     242
Closing Statement on Academic Freedom and Catholic Character   John I. Jenkins, CSC     260
Further Reading      266
Ignatian /Jesuit Pedagogy
Introduction     272
Reflections on the Educational Principles of the Spiritual Exercises: Summary Conclusion and Questions for Teachers   Robert R. Newton     274
Precis of Ignatian Pedagogy: A Practical Approach   Sharon J. Korth     280
Postmodern Spirituality and the Ignatian Fundamentum   Tim Muldoon     285
Liberating Students-From Paris Hilton, Howard Stern, and Jim Beam   Richard G. Malloy, SJ     299
The Heart of a Teacher: Identity and Integrity in Teaching   Parker J. Palmer     311
Further Reading     332
Practical Applications: Walking the Ignatian/Jesuit Walk
Introduction     336
Wonders to Behold and Skillful Seeing: Art History and the Mission Statement   Joanna Ziegler     337
Just Science: Reflections on Teaching Science at Jesuit Universities   Trileigh Tucker     347
On "Where and with Whom Is My Heart?"   Susan M. Behuniak     359
It's Noble but Is It Possible?   Suzanne M. Erickson     362
Marketing to the Poor   Roshan "Bob" Ahuja     366
Value-Oriented Hiring and Promotion and the University of San Francisco's Vision 2005   Kathleen Kane     370
Further Reading      377
Introduction     380
Messianic or Bourgeois? Communicating the Jesuit Mission   Timothy Hanchin     381
Further Reading     387
Do You Speak Ignatian? A Glossary of Terms Used in Ignatian and Jesuit Circles     390
Contents of the Companion Volume, An Ignatian Spirituality Reader     410
Acknowledgments     413
Contributors     417
Index     425
About the Editor     432
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