Kyle B. Roberts is associate professor of Public History and New Media in the History Department and director of the Center for Textual Studies and Digital Humanities at Loyola University Chicago. He is the project director of the Jesuit Libraries Project and the Jesuit Libraries Provenance Project.
Stephen R. Schloesser, S.J. is a professor of late-modern intellectual and cultural European history in the History Department at Loyola University Chicago.
This volume will appeal to anyone interested in the history of religion in general and Catholicism in particular as well as the history of gender and modernization in North America.
Table of contents
Foreword: The Will of the Gods, the Life of Bees, and the Brightness of Stars
Michael J. Garanzini, S.J.
Introduction: Crossings and Dwellings
Kyle B. Roberts and Stephen R. Schloesser, S.J.
Crossings 1: Indigenous and Immigrant (1814–65)
1. Transatlantic Reinvention, 1773–1848: An Old World Accommodates the New
Gerald L. McKevitt, S.J.
2. A Romantic Invented Tradition: Restoring the Seventeenth-Century Paraguayan Reductions in the Nineteenth-Century Rocky Mountains
3. Orestes A. Brownson’s Writings on the Society of Jesus: Passionate Apologetics and “Wanton” Attacks
Dwellings 1: Urban Hybrids (1865–1920)
4. Finding God in the City: Religion and Urban History
5. “To Any Degree”: Jesuit Medical Schools in the Nineteenth-Century United
6. Recusant Constitutionalist Ultramontanism: Rhetorical Practice at Clongowes Wood and Holy Cross, 1815–1920
Thomas R.E. Murphy, S.J.
7. Core and Peripheries: Spatial Organization and Workings in Early BVM Schools
8. Public School “Secularists” vs. Women Religious: Competing Visions for Educating Immigrant Catholics in Jane Addams’s Progressive Era Chicago, 1890–1925
Rima Lunin Schultz
9. A Jesuit University in the New World: Music’s Cultural Mission at Georgetown University (1789–1930)
Anna Harwell Celenza
Dwellings 2: Slightly Askew (1920–65)
10. Confessional and Couch: E. Boyd Barrett, Priest-Psychoanalyst
Paula M. Kane
11. Jamaica Triumphant (1937): Daniel Lord, Pageantry, and the Foundations of Jamaican National Theater
12. Icy Crossings and Dwellings: John Fox, S.J., and the Sisters of Our Lady of the Snows
Mary Ewens, O.P.
13. The Long Formation of Daniel Berrigan: 1921–66
Crossings 2: Borders and Boundaries (1965–2015)
14. “Each Individual Catholic Can and Does Form His Own Conscience on This and Every Other Subject”: John Ford, S.J., and the Theology of Conscience, 1941–69
15. Jesuits and Madames: The Life and Death of Newton College of the Sacred Heart, 1945–75
James M. O’Toole
16. Daniel Berrigan as Precursor to and Embodiment of GC 32’s “Decree 4: Our Mission Today” (1974–75)
17. From Religions to Lifeways: Jesuits and Native Americans, 1965–2015
18. Jesuit Ecumenism in Three Acts: Lessons from the Life of Robert McAfee Brown
Paul G. Crowley, S.J.
Afterword: Narrating Catholic History
Thomas A. Tweed