A Few Texts for Teaching To and Within the Jesuit Catholic Mission

Reinert Center typeset_icon_2014_solid_082214We frequently get asked for recommendations on books to help people learn more about mission-focused teaching and Ignatian pedagogy. The following is a short list of five texts that can help anyone from novice to expert learn a little bit more in this area of teaching.

Bergman, Roger. Catholic Social Learning: Educating the Faith That Does Justice. New York: Fordham University Press, 2011.

Combs, Mary Beth and Patricia Ruggiano Schmidt, Eds. Transforming Ourselves, Transforming the World: Justice in Jesuit Higher Education. New York: Fordham University Press, 2013.

Eifler, Karen E. and Thomas M. Landy, Eds. Becoming Beholders: Cultivating Sacramental Imagination and  Actions in College Classrooms. Collegeville, Liturgical Press, 2014.

Gannett, Cinthia and John C. Brereton, Eds. Traditions of Eloquence: The Jesuits and Modern Rhetorical Studies. New York: Fordham University Press, 2016.

Traub, George. W. A Jesuit Education Reader. Chicago: Loyola, 2008.

If you would like to discuss ways to incorporate mission-focused approaches or Ignatian pedagogy in your courses, schedule a consultation with someone in the Reinert Center.