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By Victor Houliston

in the course of his lifetime, the Jesuit priest Robert individuals (1546-1610) used to be arguably the major determine battling for the re-establishment of Catholicism in England. when his colleague Edmund Campion may perhaps now be larger recognized it was once Persons's tireless efforts that saved the Jesuit project alive throughout the tricky days of Elizabeth's reign. during this new research, Person's lifestyles and extra special literary output are analysed and positioned into the wider context of contemporary Catholic scholarship. The ebook bridges the distance among ancient stories, at the one hand, and literary stories at the different, through targeting Persons's contribution as a author to the polemical tradition of the past due 16th and early 17th centuries. in addition to discussing his wider achievements as chief of the English Jesuits - founding 3 seminaries for English clergymen, corresponding on a regular basis with Catholic activists in England, writing over thirty books, protecting the put up of rector of the English university in Rome, and being a relied on advisor to the papacy on English affairs - this learn seems intimately at what's arguably his maximum legacy, the 1st Booke of the Christian workout (more generally known as the publication of Resolution). That e-book, first released in 1582, used to be to turn out the cornerstone of Persons's missionary attempt, and a well-liked paintings of Catholic devotion, operating to a number of variants over the arrival years. even supposing individuals was once finally unsuccessful in his ambition to come back England to the Catholic fold, the tale of his existence and works unearths a lot in regards to the ecclesiastical fight that gripped early glossy Europe. via supplying an intensive and updated reassessment of people this examine not just makes an important contribution to our realizing of the polemical context of post-Reformation Catholicism, but in addition of the Jesuit suggestion of the 'apostolate of writing'. This ebook is released along with the Jesuit historic Institute sequence 'Bibliotheca Instituti Historici

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