American Jesuits and the Global Church


John T. McGreevy is dean of the College of Arts and Letters and professor of history at the University of Notre Dame. He is the author of a new book, American Jesuits and the World: How an Embattled Religious Order Made Modern Catholicism Global. The book explores the journey of the Jesuits as a religious group on the brink of obscurity to an order that numbered 17,000 men and expanded the Catholic Church's reach around the world.

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Camilla B.
1 year 9 months ago

Pretty ironic that this guy, who pretends to know about Jesuits, is helping to dismantle the core curriculum at Notre Dame. Corporate lackey.

michael baland
1 year 9 months ago

The Core Curriculum at Notre Dame is reviewed every ten years. Dr. McGreevy is chairing the panel for this review. While the draft report was issued late last year, the final report, which is still open for comments, will be published in the fall of 2016. For those who are interested in the proposed changes, see the link below

Diana Jeff
1 year 7 months ago

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