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    Silence Book Review

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    Review." New Oxford Review. Harvard Diary, n.d. Web. 21 May 2014. . Endo, Shusaku. “Translator’s Preface, Chapter 8.” Silence. New York: Taplinger Pub. Co., 1969. vii, 168. Print. Kiefer, James. "Francis Xavier, Missionary."Francis Xavier, Missionary. Society of Archbishop Justus, 29 Aug. 1999. Web. 21 May 2014. Parker, Adam. "Bring the Books: Book Review: Silence by Shusaku Endo." Review. Web log post. Bring the Books: Book Review: Silence by Shusaku Endo. N.p., 28 Jan. 2013. Web. 22 May 2014. .

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    Ignatius de Loyola

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    Ignatius de Loyola Ignatius de Loyola was born in 1491 in Azpeitia in the Basque province of Guipuzcoa in northern Spain. He was the youngest of thirteen children. When Ignatius turned sixteen years old, he was sent to be a page to Juan Velazquez, the treasurer of the kingdom of Castile. Since he became one of the Velazquez households, he was often at court and he liked to be there, especially with the ladies. He became addicted to gambling and engaging in. In May of 1521, Ignatius was

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    St. Ignatius Loyola I am St. Ignatius Loyola the man who found the Society of Jesus or the Jesuits. My original name is Inigo de Loyola and I was born in 1491 in a place called Azpeitia in the Basque province of Guipuzoa in northern Spain. I was the youngest of thirteen children. At the age of sixteen I became a servant for Juan Velazquez, the treasurer of the kingdom of Castile. I was considered a member of the Velazquez family so when ever Juan went to court I would go with him. In doing this

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    European Missionaries

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    diverse population of Asia. Works Cited Xavier, St. Francis. Modern History Sourcebook. Modern History Sourcebook: St. Francis Xavier: Letter from Japan, to the Society of Jesus at Goa, 1551 Xavier, St. Francis. Modern History Sourcebook. Modern History Sourcebook: St. Francis Xavier: Letter from Japan, to the Society of Jesus in Europe, 1552 Ricci, Matteo. A Discourse of the Kingdome of China. Bentley, Jerry H. Ziegler, Herbert F. Traditions and Encounters: A Global Perspective on the

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    preaching. Christ was who could effectively portray his message to a congregation of over one thousand individuals. Espinosa is a man who stayed away from confrontation; he would rather have his opponent to win. These are some of the characteristics that Jesus Christ displayed in the Bible. After Borges concluded associating Espinosa of a Christ like figure, the reader come to find Espinosa stranded in the Gutre family’s house after the flood which destroyed Espinosa’s sleeping area and the roads to the

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    Sanguesa, Spain and died on December 3, 1552 in Sancian Island, China. Saint Francis Xavier is known to be one of the greatest Roman Catholic missionary in the Catholic Church for his accomplishments in Asia. One of the seven founders of the Society of Jesus and was named the patron of all foreign missions. He was canonized by Pope Gregory XV on March 12, 1622, and his feast day was set on the day of his death, December 3rd. Saint Francis Xavier was born in the family castle of Xavier in 1506. At

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    Jesuits in North America

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    Jesuits in North America The Society of Jesus is a Catholic order that is still doing good work today around the world. During the age of encounters—especially during the colonization of the Americas—the Society of Jesus, also known as Jesuits, played an important role in documenting Native Americans, converting them and helping them adapt to their newly changing environment. The practice of first establishing respect, then influence, and eventually working for religious conversion proved effective

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    Explore the religious imagery in The Mission and Cool Hand Luke. Who are the Christ figures in each film? What aspects of Jesus are emphasized in each film? What other aspects of Christianity are creatively imagined on the screen? Religious imagery in the cinema is a recurring theme across genres and eras. Many directors draw from the ancient stories that endure in religion, partially because of the resonance among large groups of religious followers and partially because of the strong connection

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    Jesuit Education

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    Introduction The Jesuit mission from its very beginning has been oriented by a global vision. In the 16th century, Saint Ignatius and his diverse group of companions from the University of Paris became involved in the educational apostolate to aid students, “…to the knowledge and love of God and to the salvation of their souls." . The early Jesuits experienced how a profound a conversion of heart can occur when one’s love of God leads one to engage suffering and injustice. Furthermore, they understood

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    Baroque Architecture

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    La Compañía de Jesús There have been many different styles of architecture throughout time. One of the more paramount styles is baroque architecture. Baroque style commenced in 16-century Italy. It took the style of roman and renaissance architecture and utilized it in an incipient fashion. This was often to express the triumph of the Catholic Church and the absolutist state. Baroque style is characterized by the incipient explorations of form with light and shadow work and new dramatic intensity

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