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Studies on the Jesuits and the Arts

This winter's Studies is a special issue dedicated to the Jesuits and the arts, including essays relating to last year's commemorative exhibition in the National Gallery.

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The Jesuits and the arts

American Jesuit John W O’Malley SJ is a renowned historian and author. In this interview with Pat Coyle of Irish Jesuit Communications he claims that from the mid-sixteenth century until their suppression, the Jesuits were the most prolific patrons of the arts.

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Jesuits and the Arts

"The Society of Jesus was probably the most prolific patron of the arts in the Baroque era". This was the bold claim made by renowned historian John O'Malley SJ during his illustrated talk on 'The Jesuits and the Arts in the Tridentine Era'.

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MAR25: Lecture – Jesuits and the Arts in the Tridentine Era

John W. O’Malley SJ will present this public lecture ‘Jesuits and the Arts in the Tridentine Era’. John is University Professor at Georgetown University in Washington, D.C. His books have won major prizes, and his best known work, ‘The First Jesuits’, has been translated into ten languages. His book ‘What happened at Vatican II’ has become a standard reference text. ...

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