St. Ignatius Loyola, from the Ratio Studiorum (1606)

Books Illustrating the First Two Centuries
of Contemplation and Action of the Society of Jesus


Selected Bibliography

Bireley, Robert. The Refashioning of Catholicism, 1450–1700: A Reassessment of the Counter Reformation. Washington, D.C.: Catholic University Press, 1999.

De Guilhermy, Élesban. Ménologue de la Compagnie de Jésus. Poitiers: Schneider, Le Roy, 1867–1902.

Dimler, G. Richard. Studies in the Jesuit Emblem. New York: AMS Press, 2007.

Gonçalves de Câmera, Luis. Remembering Iñigo: The “Memoriale”: Glimpses of the Life of Saint Ignatius of Loyola. Translated by Joseph A. Munitiz, S.J., and Alex Eaglestone. St. Louis: The Institute of Jesuit Sources, 2004.

Haskell, Yasmin. Loyola’s Bees: Ideology and Industry in Jesuit Latin Didactic Poetry. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2003.

Insolera, Lydia Salviucci. L’imago primi saeculi (1640) e il significato dell’immagine allegorica nella Compagnia di Gesu: Genesi e fortuna del libro. Rome: Editrice Pontificia Università Gregoriana, 2004.

Kroess, Alois. Geschichte der Böhmischen Provinz der Gesellschaft Jesu. Vienna: Nachfolger; Mayer, 1910.

Martz, Louis Lohr. The Poetry of Meditation: A Study in English Religious Literature of the Seventeenth Century. New Haven: Yale University Press, 1954.

McCoog, Thomas, ed. The Mercurian Project: Forming Jesuit Culture, 1573–1580. St. Louis: The Institute of Jesuit Sources, 2004.

O’Malley, John. The First Jesuits. Cambridge, Mass.: Harvard University Press, 1993.

O’Malley, John, Gauvin Alexander Bailey, and Stephen Harris, eds. The Jesuits: Cultures, Sciences, and the Arts, 1540–1773. Toronto: University of Toronto Press, 2006.

Pavur, Claude Nicholas. The Ratio Studiorum: The Official Plan for Jesuit Education. St. Louis: The Institute of Jesuit Sources, 2005.

Pazaurek, Gustav. Carl Screta: (1610–1674): Ein Beitrag zur Kunstgeschichte des 17. Jahrhundertes. Prague: Fr. Ehrlich, 1889.

Plutarch. Moralia. Translated by Edward N. O’Neil. Cambridge, Mass.: Harvard University Press, 2004.

Shore, P. J. “The Vita Christi of Ludolph of Saxony and its Influence on the Spiritual Exercises of Ignatius of Loyola.” Studies in the Spirituality of Jesuits 30 (1998): 1–32.

Smith, Jeffery Chipps. Sensuous Worship: Jesuits and the Art of the Early Catholic Reformation in Germany. Princeton: Princeton University Press, 2002.

Tetlow, Joseph. Ignatius Loyola: Spiritual Exercises. New York: Crossroad, 1992.

Wessels, C. Early Jesuit Travelers in Central Asia, 1603-1721. The Hague: Nijhoff, 1924.

Wittkower, Rudolf and Irma B. Jaffe. Baroque Art: The Jesuit Contribution. New York: Fordham University Press, 1972.

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