Ignatian Humanism

A Dynamic Spirituality for the Twenty-First Century

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ISBN: 978-0-8294-1986-3
Paperback | 300 pages

Renaissance humanism had a huge impact on Ignatian spirituality and the Society of Jesus. In Ignatian Humanism, author Ronald Modras outlines the characteristics of Renaissance humanism and its influence on Ignatian spirituality and the Jesuits. This influence can clearly be seen in five compelling biographies of Jesuit heroes and humanists: Matteo Ricci, Friederich Spee, Karl Rahner, Pierre Theilhard de Chardin, and Pedro Arrupe. Throughout the book, Modras articulates the importance of a sixteenth-century spirituality in a post-modern world.

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Author Bio

Ronald Modras

Ronald Modras is professor of theology at St. Louis University.

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