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Transforming Ourselves, Transforming the World: Justice in Jesuit Higher Education

Mary Beth Combs and Patricia Ruggiano Schmidt


Transforming Ourselves, Transforming the World articulates how Jesuit colleges and universities create an educational community energized to transform the lives of its students, faculty, and administrators and to equip them to transform a broken world. The essays are rooted in Pedro Arrupe’s ideal of forming men and women for others and inspired by Peter-Hans Kolvenbach’s October 2000 address at Santa Clara in which he identified three areas where the promotion of justice may be manifested in our institutions: formation and learning, research and teaching, and our way of proceeding. Using the ... More

Keywords: Jesuit, Higher Education, Pedro Arrupe, Peter-Hans Kolvenbach, S.J. Dean Brackley, David J. O’Brien, A. Stephen, S.J. Privett, Lisa Sowle Cahill, Faith, Justice

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2013 Print ISBN-13: 9780823254309
Published to Fordham Scholarship Online: May 2014 DOI:10.5422/fordham/9780823254309.001.0001


Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Mary Beth Combs, editor
Fordham University

Patricia Ruggiano Schmidt, editor
Le Moyne College

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Dean SJ Brackley

Part I Formation and Learning


David J. O’brien

1 Beauty Limned in Violence

Christopher Pramuk

4 Teaching Social Analysis through Academic Immersion

Gary k. Perry, and Madeline Lovell

Part II Research and Teaching


Lisa Sowle Cahill

7 Coffee for Justice

Susan C. Jackles, Charles F. Jackles, Carlos Vallejos, and Michael Marsolek

8 Personal Transformation and Curricula Change

Suzanne Hetzel Campbell, Philip Greiner, Sheila Grossman, Alison kris, Laurence Miners, and Joyce Shea

9 Doing Well by Doing Good

David C. Koelsch

10 Promoting Social Justice

Molly B. Pepper, Raymond F. Reyes, and Linda Tredennick

Part III Our Way of Proceeding


Rev. Stephen A. SJ Privett

12 Transforming Ourselves in Order to Transform the World

kent koth Leˆxuaˆnhy, and T .David Henry

15 Companions, Prophets, Martyrs

Jeannine Hill Fletcher


David Mcmenamin