• 100 Citations

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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, The University of Chicago

… → 2004

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  • Research Output

    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
  • 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