An introduction to the history of jesuits

The Jesuits received the rights both of mendicant orders and of secular priests. The Exercises became both the basis for the training of Jesuits and one of the essential ministries of the order: Piously, they attacked, perverted, added to and took away from the Bible.

By the way, no other religious order has spent as many man-years in jail as the Jesuit order. The onslaught raged on, and when it had run its course, one hundred and fifty thousand Protestants lay mutilated, butchered, and dead.

The Bible puts the power of a local church into the hands of a Godly pastor. His innovations in meter and rhythm, his abnormally sensitive use of language and the depth and passion of his religious convictions made an immediate impact on the young poets of the s.

Throughout Christendom, Protestantism was menaced by formidable foes.

Led on and declared by their fanatical priestly leaders, that no Protestant should be suffered to live any longer among them, adding that it was no more sin to kill a Protestant than to kill a dog, and that the relieving or protecting them was a crime of the most unpardonable nature.

The Jesuits rapidly spread themselves over Europe, and wherever they went, there followed a revival of popery Another Jesuit, Ferdinand Verbiestdetermined the elusive Russo-Chinese border and until recent times no foreign name was as well known in China as the Jesuit Matteo Ricci"Li-ma-teu", whose story is told by Jonathan Spence in his best seller.

King Charles III expelled the Jesuits in when Paraguay boasted of 57 settlements servingindigenous natives. They were an important force in the Counter-Reformation and in the Catholic missions, in part because their relatively loose structure without the requirements of living and celebration of the Liturgy of Hours in common allowed them to be flexible and meet diverse needs arising at the time.

They recognized only the superiority of [the Jesuit Superior General] and the Pope. But the cunning Jesuits successfully managed over the years to remove that power into the hands of denomination headquarters, and have now pushed almost all of the Protestant denominations into the arms of the Vatican.

They had to leave Italy inbut were allowed to return in They paved the way for the Roman Catholic machine that was to come into existence.

Paris The Secret History Of Jesuits 1975

They are not merely priests, or of one religious creed; they are merchants, and lawyers, and editors, and men of any profession, having no outward badge by which to be recognized; they are about in all your society. It was a fundamental principle of the order that the end justifies the means.

By the time Ignatius died in …his order had increased from 60 to more than members. This site has been archived for historical purposes. Further, he used it as a means of rebuilding the spiritual life of the church. Jesuit Giulio Cesare Cordara:The following excerpt from the World Scope Encyclopedia gives an overview of the purpose and history of the Jesuit order, as the Order would like us to understand it: "Jesuits, or Society of Jesus: A monastic order of the Roman Catholic Church, founded () in Paris by Ignatius of mi-centre.comally the special function of the order was to care for the sick and to fortify the position of the.

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Mar 06,  · Fuel Project - Know the Truth Series - Jesuit Order Part 33 - The Jesuits Part 34 - The Spiritual Exercises Part 35 - The Jesuit Oath Part Mar 14,  · Jesuits Have Played Central Role In History Of The Church: The Two-Way The Jesuits are the single-largest Catholic order, known for their dedication to education and devotion to.

Publisher's Introduction There is no other person more qualified to introduce Edmond Paris' book, "The Secret History of the Jesuits," than Dr.

Alberto Rivera, a former Jesuit. THE FOLLOWING IS EXCERPTED FROM THE INTRODUCTION PAGE OF THE BOOK. THE SECRET HISTORY OF THE JESUITS.

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by Edmond Paris. from an AngelFire Website Publisher ’s Introduction. Concise and compelling, The Jesuits is an accessible introduction for anyone interested in world or church history. In addition to the narrative, the book provides a timeline, a list of significant figures, photos of important figures and locations, recommendations for additional reading, and more/5(35).

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