The Jesuits and the Arts, 1540-1773

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Originally edited by Giovanni Sale when it was published in Italian in 2003 (by Editorial Jaca Book of Milan), the English edition has been edited by O'Malley (church history, Weston Jesuit School of Theology, Cambridge, Mass.) and Bailey (Renaissance and Baroque art, Clark U., in Worcester, Mass.). Both editors also contributed chapters: on Saint Ignatius and the cultural mission of the Jesuits, Italian Renaissance and Baroque painting sponsored by Jesuit patrons and its influence in Europe, Jesuit art and ...
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Overview

Originally edited by Giovanni Sale when it was published in Italian in 2003 (by Editorial Jaca Book of Milan), the English edition has been edited by O'Malley (church history, Weston Jesuit School of Theology, Cambridge, Mass.) and Bailey (Renaissance and Baroque art, Clark U., in Worcester, Mass.). Both editors also contributed chapters: on Saint Ignatius and the cultural mission of the Jesuits, Italian Renaissance and Baroque painting sponsored by Jesuit patrons and its influence in Europe, Jesuit art and architecture in Asia, and the impact of the Jesuits on the art and architecture of North America. Other chapter topics describe the Jesuits and music, Jesuit art and architecture in Spanish America, Jesuit culture and missions in the 17th and 18th centuries, and the iconography of the Society of Jesus. The volume is heavily illustrated with color plates of somewhat secondary quality. Annotation ©2006 Book News, Inc., Portland, OR
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  • ISBN-13: 9780916101527
  • Publisher: Saint Joseph's University Press
  • Publication date: 12/30/1905
  • Pages: 477

Table of Contents

Saint Ignatius and the cultural mission of the society of Jesus 1
Architectural simplicity and Jesuit architecture 27
The design of the Gesu in Rome : a difficult collaboration 45
Jesuit architecture in Europe 63
Italian Renaissance and Baroque painting under the Jesuits and its legacy throughout Catholic Europe, 1565-1773 123
The iconography of the society of Jesus 199
The scene of glory : the triumph of the Baroque in the theatrical works of the Jesuits 229
Jesuit culture and missions in the seventeenth and eighteenth centuries : at the crossroads of history and theology 247
The artistic and architectural legacy of the Jesuits in Spanish America 269
Jesuit art and architecture in Asia 311
The Jesuits in North America and their legacy in art and architecture, 1611-1814 361
Jesuits and music 413
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