Explore religion and society in South Asia
through the expansive history of the Jesuits in the subcontinent.
Rinald D’Souza is a historian of religion and society in modern South Asia. He specialises on twentieth-century Christianity and the history of the Jesuits in India.
His current research explores the self-fashioning of Adivasi Jesuits through the missionary periodical press.
Historia Domus draws on the transnational and global character of the Society of Jesus to reveal its intertwining and influence within specific regional spaces — across time. How have these interconnections shaped religion and society in South Asia?
Historia Domus brings together a collaborative database that collates resources for research on the Jesuits, as well as on Christianity in South Asia.
INSIGHTS ON RELIGION AND SOCIETY DRAWN FROM ACADEMIA, SPIRITUALITY AND POP CULTURE.
From 20 May 2021 to 31 July 2022, the Jesuits celebrate the Ignatian Year marking 500 years since the conversion of Ignatius of Loyola and his spiritual journey from Pamplona to Manresa that eventually proved instrumental in the founding of the Society of Jesus. Here’s a Jesuit perspective to the Jubilee.
New scholarship on religion and society in South Asia,
engaging with the history of Christianity and the Jesuits.