Jesuits in India : vision and challenges /
edited by Délio de Mendonça.
Gujarat, India : Gujarat Sahitya Prakash ; Goa, India : Xavier Centre of Historical Research, 2003.
xxiv, 380 p. ; 21 cm.
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Gujarat, India : Gujarat Sahitya Prakash ; Goa, India : Xavier Centre of Historical Research, 2003.
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Remembering St. Francis Xavier / P.S. Zacharias -- Francis Xavier and our times / Joseph Antony Samy -- The relevance of Francis Xavier for India today / M. Joseph Irudaya Xavier -- In search of St. Francis Xavier / Alban Couto -- Recall of Xavier to Europe / Mariano José Dias -- Francis Xavier: Goencho Saib (Lord of Goa) / Moreno de Souza -- Jesuits in Indian history / George Menachery -- Discovering and constructing India: Jesuit scholars and geographers, 1542-1800 / Jose Kalapura -- The growth of civil society in India and the Jesuit response / Bernard D'Sami -- Jesuit education and social concerns / Edwin Pinto -- Jesuit higher education in India: commitment to the intellectual apostolate / Herman J.X. Fernandes -- Changing perspectives of Jesuit education / Shukla Ray -- Jesuit contribution to higher education in India / Vinay Rajath D. -- In the footsteps of St. Francis Xavier: a study of his management style and its relevance for today / Francis J. Pinto -- The Jesuits on the millennium threshold / Manoj Singapuri -- Xaverian vision towards lay collaboration: a model for today / M. Arumai Raj -- Madurai Jesuits march towards empowering Dalit Christians / Alphonse Manickam -- Religious commitment and mission-consciousness: challenges to the Society of Jesus in India / Francis P. Xavier -- Jesuit mission in India today / Joseph Neuner -- Jesuit formation in South Asia / Joseph Thadavanal -- Jesuit formation uncovered: a down-top view / Savio Abreu -- My experience in and vision of governance in the Society of Jesus: with particular reference to Kerala Province and the Society of Jesus / John Manipadam -- Colonialism to globalisation: refounding the church of the Indies / Rudolf C. Heredia -- Xavier and refounding the Society of Jesus / Délio de Mendonça -- The voyager: a historical play on St. Francis Xavier / Christine Gomez -- Closing reflections on the Symposium: "In the footsteps of Francis Xavier: Jesuits in India" / Mark A. Lewis -- Concluding address / Miguel de Calheiros Velozo.
general note
"Most articles ... [are] papers read at the seminar, 'In the footsteps of Francis Xavier: Jesuits in India', organized to mark the 450th death anniversary of Francix Xavier (1552-2002). The seminar was an initiative of the Xavier Centre of Historical Research and of the Jesuit Province of Goa, which took place at the Xavier Centre from 7 to 8 December 2002"--P. xxiii.
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