ISE Trust Council Lecture: Paul Shore, Wed 2 May 2012

ISE Trust Council Public Lecture 2012

Dr. Paul Shore, Brandon University, Manitoba

Professor Paul Shore was a Senior Research Fellow at Trinity College Dublin, 2011. He has held posts at Saint Louis University,

Harvard Divinity School, and the University of Edinburgh. Publications include: The Eagle and the Cross: Jesuits in Baroque Prague;

Jesuits and the Politics of Religious Pluralism in Eighteenth-Century Transylvania: Culture, Politics, and Religion, 1693-1773;

Narratives of Adversity: The Experience of Jesuits on the Eastern Periphery of the Habsburg Realms (1640-1773) (forthcoming).

Heirs of Ignatius, Heirs of Calvin: Heroes? Villains? ‘Others’?

How Jesuits and Calvinists Visualized One Another during the High Baroque


This lecture will explore some of the words and images employed to render the Calvinist in Jesuit literature, and vice versa, with the

hope of shedding light on the competition, conflict and confluence between these two world-spanning religious movements.

Respondent: Dr Stephen Williams, Professor Systematic Theology and Church History,

Union College/Queens University, Belfast ‘Heroes and Villains: A Response’?

Chair: Very Revd. Tom Layden, SJ, Jesuit Provincial, Ireland; Chair of ISE Trust Council

Date:               Wednesday 2 May 2012, 3.45 p.m.

Venue:            Irish School of Ecumenics, 683, Antrim Road, Belfast BT15 4EG.

RSVP by 26 April, to Ms. Karen Nicholson, or Tel. 028.90775010, Ext. 221 (from R.o.I. 048.90775010, Ext. 221.

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