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The Jesuits and Globalization: Historical Legacies and Contemporary Challenges ed. by Thomas Banchoff and José Casanova (review)

The Jesuits and Globalization: Historical Legacies and Contemporary Challenges ed. by Thomas... 290 JOURNAL OF WORLD HISTORY, JUNE 2017 ideas” as a governing principle over the sea of events, names, people, dates, and actions. In addition, scientific editing would probably solve the technical flaws such as naming conventions, inaccuracies, and historical slips. OREL BEILINSON Harari College Worldwide The Jesuits and Globalization: Historical Legacies and Contemporary Challenges. Edited by THOMAS BANCHOFF and JOSÉ CASANOVA. Washington: Georgetown University Press, 2016. 299 pp. $64.95 (hardcover); $32.95 (paper). This edited volume investigates the dialectic relationship between the Jesuits and globalization from the early modern period to the present. The authors, seven Jesuits and seven lay persons, intend to avoid portraying the process of globalization as “continuous” or “unidirectional” (p. 3) and emphasize the subjective and objective dimensions of it. They also aim to deepen our understanding of both Jesuit and global history through the lens of global mission, education, and justice. Part One, entitled “Historical Perspectives,” consists of seven chapters examining, for the most part, the connections between Jesuit missions and education during the early modern period. Part two, “Contemporary Challenges,” contains six chapters with a focus on Jesuit education and social justice, predominantly viewed from the contemporary period. The concept and processes linked to http://www.deepdyve.com/assets/images/DeepDyve-Logo-lg.png Journal of World History University of Hawai'I Press

The Jesuits and Globalization: Historical Legacies and Contemporary Challenges ed. by Thomas Banchoff and José Casanova (review)

Journal of World History , Volume 28 (2) – Nov 23, 2017

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Abstract

290 JOURNAL OF WORLD HISTORY, JUNE 2017 ideas” as a governing principle over the sea of events, names, people, dates, and actions. In addition, scientific editing would probably solve the technical flaws such as naming conventions, inaccuracies, and historical slips. OREL BEILINSON Harari College Worldwide The Jesuits and Globalization: Historical Legacies and Contemporary Challenges. Edited by THOMAS BANCHOFF and JOSÉ CASANOVA. Washington: Georgetown University Press, 2016. 299 pp. $64.95 (hardcover); $32.95 (paper). This edited volume investigates the dialectic relationship between the Jesuits and globalization from the early modern period to the present. The authors, seven Jesuits and seven lay persons, intend to avoid portraying the process of globalization as “continuous” or “unidirectional” (p. 3) and emphasize the subjective and objective dimensions of it. They also aim to deepen our understanding of both Jesuit and global history through the lens of global mission, education, and justice. Part One, entitled “Historical Perspectives,” consists of seven chapters examining, for the most part, the connections between Jesuit missions and education during the early modern period. Part two, “Contemporary Challenges,” contains six chapters with a focus on Jesuit education and social justice, predominantly viewed from the contemporary period. The concept and processes linked to

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Journal of World HistoryUniversity of Hawai'I Press

Published: Nov 23, 2017

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