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Research Interests

Studies the Society of Jesus in the early modern period by exploring Jesuit spirituality in an effort to understand how individuals – both elite and commoner – approached and experienced religious transformation and examining the impact of the Ignatian Spiritual Exercises – a meditative retreat geared toward self-reform – on early modern global expansion.

Education/Academic qualification

History, PhD, University of Chicago

… → 2004

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Jesuits Arts & Humanities
Missionaries Arts & Humanities
Society of Jesus Arts & Humanities
Vatican Arts & Humanities
Spring Arts & Humanities
Letters Arts & Humanities
Technologies of the Self Arts & Humanities
Sanctity Arts & Humanities

Grants 2018 2019


Research Output 2003 2017

Making a Home in an Unfortunate Place: Phenomenology and Religion

Molina, J. M., 2017, The Anthropology of Catholicism: A Reader. Norget, K., Napolitano, V. & Mayblin, M. (eds.). University of California Press, p. 256-272 17 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

Open Access

Father of My Soul: Reason and Affect in a Shipboard Conversion Narrative

Molina, J. M., 2015, In : Journal of Jesuit Studies. 2, 4, p. 641-658 18 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
Society of Jesus

Missionary orders and communities

Molina, J. M., Jan 18 2015, The Princeton Companion to Atlantic History. Princeton University Press, p. 336-340 5 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter