Common section

Bibliography

ABBREVIATIONS

AHSI

Archivum Historicum Societatis Iesu

BAC

Biblioteca de Autores Cristianos (cf. Complete Works)

Const.

Constitutions (MHSI numbering)

Dict. Sp.

Dictionnaire de Spiritualité, ed. M. Viller and others, Beauchesne, Paris 1937–95

Epist.

Letters (MHSI ed.)

Exx.

Exercises (MHSI numbering)

FD

Fontes Documentales (MHSI)

FN

Fontes Narrativi (MHSI)

MHSI

Monumenta Historica Societatis lesu

MI

Monumenta Ignatiana (MHSI)

MN

Monumenta Nadal (MHSI)

PG

Patrologia Graeca, ed. J. P. Migne, Paris 1857–66

PL

Patrologia Latina, ed. J. P. Migne, Paris 1844–64

Rem.

Reminiscences (= Autobiography)

1. PRIMARY SOURCES

Complete Works

MHSI provide all the standard texts

IPARRAGUIRRE, Ignacio, Obras completas de San Ignacio de Loyola. Edición Manual, BAC, Madrid, 1st ed. 1963 (5th ed. 1991)

Important translations:

(English trans.) GANSS, George E., and a group of English-speaking Jesuits including Parmananda Divarkar (Autobiography), Ignatius of Loyola: The Spiritual Exercises and Selected Works, Paulist Press, New York/Mahwah 1991

(French trans.) GIULIANI, Maurice, and a group of French Jesuits including Antoine Lauras and Jean-Claude Dhôtel (Autobiography), Gervais Dumeige (Letters), Ignace de Loyola: Écrits, Collection Christus No. 76, Textes, Desclée de Brouwer, Bellarmin, Paris 1991

Autobiography/Reminiscences

LARRAÑAGA, Victoriano, Obras completas de San Ignacio de Loyola, I: Autobiografía (with a very full commentary), BAC, Madrid 1947

RAMBLA BLANCH, Josep María, El Peregrino: Autobiografía de San Ignacio de Loyola, Mensajero and Sal Terrae, Bilbao/Santander 1991 (1st ed. in Catalan 1983)

(English trans.) DIVARKAR, Parmananda, A Pilgrim’s Testament: The Memoirs of Ignatius of Loyola, Rome 1983 (reprinted in the Complete Works, ed. George E. Ganss)

(English trans.) TYLENDA, Joseph N., A Pilgrim’s Journey: The Autobiography of Ignatius of Loyola, Michael Glazier, Wilmington, DE 1985

(English trans.) YEOMANS, William, Inigo: Original Testament, The Autobiography of St Ignatius Loyola, Inigo Texts (William Hewett), London 1985

(French trans.) see Complete Works

(German trans.) SCHNEIDER, Burkhart, Ignatius von Loyola: Der Bericht des Pilgers, Herder, Freiburg/Basel/Vienna 1977

(German trans.) KNAUER, Peter, Ignatius von Loyola: Der Bericht des Pilgers, Leipzig 1990

Constitutions

(English trans.) GANSS, George E., The Constitutions of the Society of Jesus: Translated with an Introduction and a Commentary, The Institute of Jesuit Sources, St Louis, MO 1970

The Spiritual Diary

LARRAÑAGA, Victoriano, Obras completas de San Ignacio de Loyola, I: Autobiografía (with a very full commentary), BAC, Madrid 1947

THIO DE POL, Santiago, La Intimidad del Paregrino (remarkable edition of the original text with a Spanish paraphrase), Mensajero and Sal Terrae, Bilbao/Santander n.d.

(English trans.) YOUNG, William J., ‘The Spiritual Journal of Saint Ignatius’, Woodstock Letters 87 (1958), pp. 195–267 (repr. in Simon Decloux, Commentaries on the Letters and Spiritual Diary of St Ignatius Loyola, Rome 1980

(English trans.) MUNITIZ, Joseph A., Inigo: Discernment Log-Book, Inigo Enterprises, London 1987

(French trans.) GIULIANI, Maurice, Saint Ignace. Journal spirituel, Collection Christus, I, Desclée de Brouwer, Paris 1959 (completely revised version, in collaboration with P. A. Fabre, included in the French translation of Complete Works above-mentioned)

(German trans.) KNAUER, Peter (with introduction by Adolf Haas), Ignatius von Loyola. Das Geistliche Tagebuch, Herder, Freiburg 1961

The Spiritual Exercises

Two classical editions with commentaries:

CALVERAS, José (ed.), Ejercicios espirituales: Directorio y Documentos de S. Ignacio de Loyola, Editorial Balmes, Barcelona, 2nd ed. 1958

DALMASES, Cándido de, Ejercicios Espirituales, Sal Terrae, Santander 1987

Letters

(English trans.) YOUNG, William J., Letters of St Ignatius of Loyola, Loyola University Press, Chicago 1959

(French trans.) see Complete Works

(German and English trans.) see RAHNER, Hugo (SECONDARY SOURCES)

2. SECONDARY SOURCES

BERTRAND, Dominique, La politique de Saint Ignace de Loyola: l’analyse sociale, (first major sociological study of the letters), Cerf, Paris 1985

CARAMAN, Philip, Ignatius Loyola (concise, factual and pleasant introduction), Collins, London 1990

DALMASES, Cándido de, Ignatius of Loyola; Founder of the Jesuits, His Life and Works (dry survey by a distinguished expert), Institute of Jesuit Sources, St Louis, MO 1985 (= El Padre Maestro Ignacio: Breve biografía Ignaciana, BAC, Madrid 1979; 2nd ed. 1982)

ENDEAN, Philip, ‘Who do you say Ignatius is? Jesuit fundamentalism and beyond’ (programme article on source criticism), Studies in the Spirituality of Jesuits, 19 (5), 1987

LONSDALE, David, Eyes to See, Ears to Hear: An Introduction to Ignatian Spirituality, Darton, Longman & Todd, London 1990

MEISSNER, W. W., SJ, Ignatius of Loyola: The Psychology of a Saint (an important Freudian analysis of personality traits), Yale University Press, New Haven and London 1992

O’MALLEY, John W., The First Jesuits (masterly historical study of the nascent Society of Jesus), Harvard University Press, Cambridge, MA 1993

RAHNER, Hugo, Saint Ignatius Loyola: Letters to Women (pioneer exploration of Ignatius’s relations with women), Herder, Freiburg; Nelson, Edinburgh–London 1960 (= Ignatius von Loyola, Briefwechsel mit Frauen, Herder, Freiburg 1956)

RAVIER, André, Ignatius of Loyola and the Founding of the Society of Jesus (original study of key administrative problems), Ignatius Press, San Francisco 1987 (= Ignace de Loyola fonde la Compagnie de Jésus, Desclée de Brouwer, Paris 1974)

SCHURHAMMER, Georg (trans. M. Joseph Costelloe, SJ), Francis Xavier: His Life, His Times,4 vols; I: Europe 1506–1541, II: India 1541–1545, III: Indonesia and India 1545–1549, IV; Japan and China 1549–1552 (encyclopedic biography of Ignatius’s contemporary), The Jesuit Historical Institute, Rome 1973, 1977, 1980, 1982 (= Franz Xaver: sein Leben und seine Zeit, Verlag Herder, Freiburg im Breisgau 1955, 1963, 1971, 1973)

TELLECHEA IDÍGORAS, I. (tr. Cornelius Michael Buckley), Ignatius of Loyola: The Pilgrim Saint (original, well-researched life by Spanish scholar), Loyola University Press, Chicago 1994

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