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Author Höpfl, Harro

Title Jesuit political thought : the Society of Jesus and the state, c. 1540-1630 / Harro Höpfl
Published Cambridge, U.K. ; New York : Cambridge University Press, 2004

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Description 1 online resource (xii, 406 pages)
Series Ideas in context ; 70
Ideas in context ; 70
Contents Cover; Half-title; Series-title; Title; Copyright; Contents; Acknowledgements; Abbreviations; Translations, references, and orthography; Introduction; chapter 1 The character of the Society of Jesus; chapter 2 The Society's organisational ideas; chapter 3 The Society and political matters; chapter 4 The Church, the Society, and heresy; chapter 5 The confrontation with reason of state; chapter 6 Reason of state and religious uniformity; chapter 7 Jesuit reason of state and fides; chapter 8 Reason of state, prudence, and the academic curriculum; chapter 9 The theory of political authority
Summary Despite the significance of the Society of Jesus in Counter-Reformation Europe and beyond, important issues relating to the society's collective history are little understood. Harro Hopfl presents a pioneering study of Jesuit thinking, exploring how far the society developed and maintained a distinctive position on key questions of political thought
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 377-398) and index
Notes English
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Subject Jesuits -- History -- 16th century.
Jesuits -- History -- 17th century.
Jesuits
Church and state -- Catholic Church -- History -- 16th century
Church and state -- Catholic Church -- History -- 17th century
Church and state -- Catholic Church
Genre/Form History
Form Electronic book
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