Book review: Jesuit history is ripe for the picking

Posted May 17, 2018 3:28 pm by Editor

Book review: Jesuit history is ripe for the picking

Conscience of a Nation: Jesuits in English Canada (1842-2016), Jesuit History Series vol. 3., edited by Jacques Monet, S.J. (Novalis, softcover, 224 pages, $34.95)

On the cover of Conscience of a Nation: Jesuits in English Canada (1842-2016) is a statue of St. Ignatius of Loyola (1491-1556). It depicts the Spanish founder of the Society of Jesus as both a contemplative and a man of action. These two themes pervade the third and final volume of the Jesuit History series, which chronicles Jesuit activities in English-speaking Canada over the last century and a half. 
The Jesuits are not an order with a single

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