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|Catholic - Jesuit||galaxy||2200||Clarke, Arthur C. "The Star " in The Hugo Winners: Volumes One and Two. (Isaac Asimov, ed.) Garden City, NY: Nelson Doubleday (1971; story copyright 1955); pg. 124.||"It was, I think, the apparent incongruity of my position which . . . yes, amused . . . the crew. In vain I would point to my three papers in the Astrophysical Journal, my five in the Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society. I would remind them that our Order [Jesuits] has long been famous for its scientific works. We may be few now, but ever since the eighteenth century we have made our contributions to astronomy and geophysics out of all proportion to our numbers. "|
|Catholic - Jesuit||galaxy||2200||Clarke, Arthur C. "The Star " in The Hugo Winners: Volumes One and Two. (Isaac Asimov, ed.) Garden City, NY: Nelson Doubleday (1971; story copyright 1955); pg. 127.||"My colleagues have asked me that, and I have given what answers I can. Perhaps you could have done better, Father Loyola, but I have found nothing in the Exercitia Spiritualia that helps me. "|
|Catholic - Jesuit||galaxy||2732||Simmons, Dan. Hyperion. New York: Doubleday (1989); pg. 26.||"In another time, Father Paul Dure certainly would have become a bishop and perhaps a pope... Dure was a follower of St. Teilhard as well as an archaeologist, ethnologist, and eminent Jesuit theologian. Despite the decline of the Catholic Church into what amounted to a half-forgotten cult tolerated because of its quaintness and isolation from the mainstream of Hegemony life, Jesuit logic had not lost its bite. " [Many other references to Father Dure the Jesuit, and some references to Jesuits in general, in book, most not in DB.]|
|Catholic - Jesuit||galaxy||2732||Simmons, Dan. Hyperion. New York: Doubleday (1989); pg. 64.||[On the planet Hyperion.] Pg. 64: "This type of speculation is useless. I am beginning to get furious at my own lack of problem-solving skills. Let's form a strategy here and act on it, Paul. Get off your lazy, Jesuit ass. "; Pg. 79: "Forged in Jesuit logic and tempered in the cold bath of science... "|
|Catholic - Jesuit||galaxy||2780||Simmons, Dan. The Fall of Hyperion. New York: Bantam (1991; 1st ed. 1990); pg. 108.|| "I cleared my throat. 'Didn't the Jesuit Paul Dure write extensively on the Teilhard hypothesis?'
Monsignor Edouard leaned forward and looked directly at me. There was surprise on that interesting face. 'Why yes,' he said, 'but I'm amazed that you're familiar with the work of Father Dure.'
I returned the gaze of the man who had been Dure's friend even while exiling the Jesuit to Hyperion for apostasy. I thought of another refugee from the New Vatican, young Lenar Hoyt [also a Jesuit]... lying dead in a Time Bomb while the cruciform parasites carrying the mutated DNA of both Dure and himself carried out their grim purpose of resurrection. " ['Jesuit' mentioned name also pg. 224, 237, 335, 466.]
|Catholic - Jesuit||galaxy||2780||Simmons, Dan. The Fall of Hyperion. New York: Bantam (1991; 1st ed. 1990); pg. 40-41.||"Father Lenar Hoyt of the twelve-year-old Society of Jesus, resident of the New Vatican on Pacem and loyal servant of His Holiness Pope Urban XVI... Father Hoyt of the Society of Jesus has brought a vial of holy water blessed by His Holiness, a Eucharist consecrated in a Solemn High Mass, and a copy of the Church's ancient rite of exorcism. These things are forgotten now, sealed in a Perspex bubble in a pocket of his cloak. " [This is one of the main characters of the novel. Some other refs. to the Society of Jesus (Jesuits), not in DB. See pg. 42.]|
|Catholic - Jesuit||galaxy||2891||Barnes, John. Sin of Origin. New York: Congdon & Weed (1988); pg. 16-17.||"'...You could find something important--in which case we might enlist the Baconians, Changists, perhaps even one of the older orders like the Jesuits, in our cause...' "|
|Catholic - Jesuit||galaxy||3099||Simmons, Dan. Endymion. New York: Bantam (1996); pg. 42.||"De Soya avoids a sigh only by an effort of will. Legionaries of Christ had all but replaced the more liberal Jesuits over the centuries--their power had been growing in the Church a century before the Big Mistake--and it was no secret that the Pope used them as shock troops for difficult missions within the Church hierarchy. " [Some other refs. to Jesuits in novel. All may be in DB.]|
|Catholic - Jesuit||galaxy||3099||Simmons, Dan. Endymion. New York: Bantam (1996); pg. 339.||"The cardinals--one Jesuit, one Domincan, and three Legionaries of Christ--introduce themselves and shake hands. "|
|Catholic - Jesuit||galaxy||3099||Simmons, Dan. Endymion. New York: Bantam (1996); pg. 368.||"There is no discussion of whether Father captain de Soya will accept this modified mission. Born-again Christians, priests, Jesuits in particular, and Pax Fleet officers do not quibble when the Holy Father and the Holy Mother Church assign them duties. "|
|Catholic - Jesuit||galaxy||3131||Simmons, Dan. The Rise of Endymion. New York: Bantam (1998 mass market edition; first ed. 1997); pg. 58.||"...delegates from the Dominicans, the Jesuits, the Benedictines, the Legionaries of Christ, the Mariaists... " [also pg. 425, 676-678, 686-687.]|
|Catholic - Jesuit||galaxy||22995||Benford, Gregory. Foundation's Fear. New York: HarperCollins (1997); pg. 70.|| "'...There is no virtue greater than chastity in women--or in men. Our lord was chaste, as are our saints and priests.'
'Priests chaste!' He rolled his eyes. 'Pity you weren't at the school my father forced me to attend as a boy. You could have so informed the Jesuits, who daily abused their innocent charges.'
'I, I cannot believe--'
'And what of him?' Voltaire talked right over her... " [Apparently a simulation based on Voltaire's Candide is being played.]
|Catholic - Jesuit||Idaho||2020||Dick, Philip K. & Roger Zelazny. Deus Irae. Garden City, NY: Doubleday (1976); pg. 121.||"I can out-reason it [the computer], Pete thought, because I long ago acquired Jesuitical training; my religion helps me, now. In an odd but perilous place and time. So much for those who say theology is worthless from any practical standpoint. Those, the 'once-born,' as William James put it years ago. IN another world. "|
|Catholic - Jesuit||Iowa||2030||Disch, Thomas M. On Wings of Song. New York: St. Martin's Press (1978); pg. 190.||"She became Jesuitical in his defense, and then strident. "|
|Catholic - Jesuit||Italy||1939||Thomsen, Brian M. "Infallibility, Obedience, and Acts of Contrition " in Alternate Tyrants (Mike Resnick, ed.) New York: Tor (1997); pg. 68.||"...and the young scholastic McSherry soon found himself pulled away from the theoretical theological pursuits of his Jesuitical studies toward the more mundane duties of ministering to a world on the brink of a world war. "|
|Catholic - Jesuit||Italy||2020||Watson, Ian. The Flies of Memory. New York: Carroll & Graf Publishers (1990); pg. 34.|| "The Pope's at Castel Gandolfo,' said Lew. 'His summer palace. That's usual. Got an observatory there. Maybe he's consulting his stronomers.'
Tarini dangled a red herring. 'Jesuits, those are. Jesuits aren' too popular with the hierarchy. Excessive support for Reds in Latin America.' "
|Catholic - Jesuit||Italy||2020||Watson, Ian. The Flies of Memory. New York: Carroll & Graf Publishers (1990); pg. 49.|| "As the hovering helicopter swung slowly on its axis rising from the lake they saw the alien pyramid.
This transformed the scene into some central American or Mexican delirium. "
|Catholic - Jesuit||Japan||1924||Bear, Greg. Beyond Heaven's River. New York: Dell (1980); pg. 80.||"'When I was a young boy, my mother let me attend a Christian Sunday School service in Hiroshima. It was taught by an old Jesuit from Spain, and he said that someday, when men looked far enough into space with their telescopes, they would see the face of God glowering at them. Have you seen anything like that?' "|
|Catholic - Jesuit||MadredeDios||3131||Simmons, Dan. The Rise of Endymion. New York: Bantam (1998 mass market edition; first ed. 1997); pg. 19.||"The two Swiss Guard troopers seized Father Dure's thin arms. The Jesuit did not resist. " [Many other refs. to this character. His Jesuit status mentioned only here.]|
|Catholic - Jesuit||North America||1881||Turtledove, Harry. How Few Remain. New York: Ballantine (1997); pg. 456.|| "'I'm so glad I amuse you,' Roosevelt said. 'I wish I amused myself. You do know that what you're laughing about is the humiliation of the United States.'
'Oh, no, Colonel--what I'm laughin' about is you cussin' the humiliation of the United States,' Snow said, a distinction a Jesuit might have envied. "
|Catholic - Jesuit||Oklahoma||2040||Pohl, Frederik. Man Plus. New York: Random House (1976); pg. 56.||"Don Kayman was a complex man who never let go of a problem. It was why we wanted him on the project as areologist, but it extended to the religious part of his life too. A religious problem was bothering him, in the corner of his mind. "; Pg. 57: "...he was not in any sense willing to flout the laws of his Church and his God. "|
|Catholic - Jesuit||Oklahoma||2040||Pohl, Frederik. Man Plus. New York: Random House (1976); pg. 27-28.||"Don Kayman was thirty-one years old and the world's most authoritative areologist (which is to say, specialist in the planet Mars)--at least in the Free World. (Kayman would have admitted that old Parnov at the Shklovskii Institute in Novosibirsk also knew a thing or two.) He was also a Jesuit priest. He did not think of himself as being one thing first and the other with what part of him was left over; his work was areology, his person was the priesthood. Meticulously and with joy he elevated the Host, drank the wine, said the final redempit, glanced at his watch and whistled. He was running late. He shed his robes in record time. He aimed a slap at the Chicano altar boy, who grinned and opened the door for him. " [Kayman is one of the main characters in the book. All refs. to him are not in DB.]|
|Catholic - Jesuit||Philippines||1936||Thomsen, Brian M. "Infallibility, Obedience, and Acts of Contrition " in Alternate Tyrants (Mike Resnick, ed.) New York: Tor (1997); pg. 63-64.||"In the past the numerous successors to Saint Peter had always chosen cardinals as their confessors, usually senior ones who had been stationed at the Vatican for quite some time, and who also functioned as church consuls, scholars, and advisors. Roncali had chosen McSherry, a Jesuit who at the time was stationed at an isolated mission in Bukidnon in the Philippines for this most confidential of all Vatican appointments... Had he been given any chance in the matter, McSherry would probably have declined 'the honor,' but he hadn't, and his vow of obedience and devotion to the pope (sworn by every Jesuit since Ignatius Loyola) made it impossible for him to refuse, for in all ways possible McSherry was a good Jesuit. " [Other refs. not in DB.]|
|Catholic - Jesuit||Portugal||1600||Anthony, Patricia. God's Fires. New York: Ace Books (1997); pg. 15.||[Year is estimated.] "'To His Grace Archbishop Vasquez of the Holy See, Seville, my fellow Dominican and esteemed brother in Christ... for it has come to my attention that Rome punishes Portugal's Holy Office due to the misguided allegiances of the Jesuits...' " [There are many other references to Jesuits, not all in DB. Mentioned by name also pg. 142-143, 237, etc.]|
|Catholic - Jesuit||Portugal||1600||Anthony, Patricia. God's Fires. New York: Ace Books (1997); pg. 24.||[Year is estimated.] "'...Contentious... Jesuit who thinks he knows the answer to every question!' "; "'...In fact, I concede the Dominicans and Franciscans this one point: if ordinary men start to distrust their place in the universe and are not taught the Jesuit skill of answer, what can they do but beocme embittered?...' "|
|Catholic - Jesuit||Portugal||1600||Anthony, Patricia. God's Fires. New York: Ace Books (1997); pg. 77.||[Year is estimated.] "'Porra! Am I not worthy? I have been damned by sniveling Dominicans and ass-licking Cistercians; and yet before each battle Jesuits petitioned God for me. What sort of father are you, who would turn his back on a son who disobeyed Rom for you, who slaughtered Spaniards when you asked? Damn you Jesuits to Hell for serving the Holy Office. For leading this country from one war to another...' "|
|Catholic - Jesuit||Romania||1991||Simmons, Dan. Children of the Night. New York: G. P. Putnam's Sons (1992); pg. 223.||"'No more than you . . . . priest,' Lucian snapped back. 'You Franciscans and Benedictines and Jesuits, you watch and watch and watch . . . for centuries you watch . . . while these animals [vampires] bleed my people dry and lead our nation into ruin.' "|
|Catholic - Jesuit||Texas||2019||Russell, Mary Doria. The Sparrow. New York: Ballantine (1996); pg. 112, 118.||Pg. 112: "'Dalton Wesley Yarbrough, New Orleans Provincial of the Society of Jesus, from Waco, Texas, Vatican City of the Southern Baptists.' he announced... "; Pg. 118: "'Well, hell, a Texas Jesuit! I pictured the Marlboro man dressed up like Father Guido Sarducci,' George admitted in a whisper. "|
|Catholic - Jesuit||United Kingdom: Britain||2051||Baxter, Stephen. Manifold: Time. New York: Ballantine (2000); pg. 455.|| "'A.D. 2051... That the British state is holding together at all, that it hasn't all lapsed into barbarism or chaos, is probably some kind of tribute to the basic British character. But the, just as the Brits were the first industrial society... Now they seem to be becoming the first truly post religious nation.
...Will the Brits survive? Will they tear each other apart? I find myself hoping they have a chance to grope their way out of this darkness, to find the end of their story, before the curtain falls on us all in a couple of hundred years--assuming it's all gloomily true, of course.
But maybe these are controversial views for a Jesuit. We are all, after all, missionaries.
I'm recommending that the Vatican fund further missions, a presence. We have to go in there and talk about God, as well as study this new phenomenon. But how much good it will do--or even what good means in this context--is hard to judge. "
|Catholic - Jesuit||United Kingdom: England||1976||Amis, Kingsley. The Alteration. New York: Viking Press (1976); pg. 201-204.||Pg. 201: "'Fall in the birth-rate,' supplied the Jesuit... "; Pg. 203: "'...Cease all trials of deadly principles,' he added abruptly to the Jesuit. ";
Pg. 204: "'...that at this pace there'll be eighty million folk in Englnd by the year of Our Lord two thousand?'
'Yes, Your Holiness,' said the Jesuit, who was well enough aware, having himself supplied the figure to his master. 'Too many mouths to feed.' " [Apparently an unnamed Jesuit is part of a counsel. May be a few other refs, but Jesuits do not appear to have a prominent role in this very Catholic novel.]
|Catholic - Jesuit||USA||1978||King, Stephen. The Stand. Garden City, NY: Doubleday (1978); pg. 729.||"'Maybe she was,' Glen said mildly. 'If you read your theology, you'll find that God often chooses to speak through the dying and the insane. It even seems to me--here's the closet Jesuit coming out--that there are good psychological reasons for it...' "|
|Catholic - Jesuit||USA||1998||Atwood, Margaret. The Handmaid's Tale. Boston, MA: Houghton Mifflin (1986); pg. 201.||"We go to the church, as usual, and look at the graves. Then to the Wall. Only two hanging on it today: one Catholic, not a priest though, placarded with an upside-down cross, and some other sect I don't recognize. The body is marked only with a J, in red. It doesn't mean Jewish, those would be yellow stars... So the J isn't for Jew. What could it be? Jehovah's Witness? Jesuit? Whatever it meant, he's just as dead. "|
|Catholic - Jesuit||USA||2010||Stephenson, Neal. The Big U. New York: Random House (1984); pg. 117-118.||"'Look,' Krupp continued. 'We've got a security force here. We've got organized religions that have been doing just fine for millennia. Now what we don't need is a brainwashing franchise, or any of your Kool-Aid-stoned outlaw Mormon Jesuits. I know times are hard in North Dakota, but they're hard everywhere, and it doesn't call for new religions. Of course, you have some very fine points on the subject of Communism. Now, this does not mean we will in any way fail to extend you full religious and politial freedoms as with the old-fashioned nonprofit religions.' "|
|Catholic - Jesuit||USA||2050||Haldeman, Joe. Forever Peace. New York: Ace Books (1998; first ed. 1997); pg. 198.|| "'Allow me the assumption that nobody on this jury would profit from the destruction of the universe. Then why, in God's name, would anyone who thought your argument had merit want to supress it?'
'You were a Jesuit?'
'Franciscan. We run a close second in being a pain in the ass.' "
|Catholic - Jesuit||USA||2100||Sanders, Winston P. "The Word to Space " (first published 1960) in Other Worlds, Other Gods: Adventures in Religious Science Fiction (Mayo Mohs, ed.) Garden City, NY: Doubleday (1971); pg. 85.||"The unspoken thought went between them: I'm afraid you're going to be still another plague on our house. A Jesuit couldn't transfer himself casually; his superiors would have to approve, at the very least... "|
|Catholic - Jesuit||Utah: Salt Lake City||1987||Rock, Peter. This Is the Place. New York: Doubleday (1997); pg. 232.||"Once they had walked to the This Is The Place Monument and stood, looking down over the valley, the temple, the Capitol... she turned him away toward the monument. All around the base were the trappers, Jesuits, Indian chiefs, all those who blazed trails and were then forced to make way before the saints. "|
|Catholic - Jesuit||Vatican City||2015||Leiber, Fritz. The Wanderer. New York: Walker & Co. (1964); pg. 195.||"In Rome, the new Pope, who was a Jesuit-trained astronomer, combatted superstitious interpretations of events... "|
|Catholic - Jesuit||Vatican City||2020||Watson, Ian. The Flies of Memory. New York: Carroll & Graf Publishers (1990); pg. 26.||"'The dome was a trompe-l'oeil, an eye-deceit, an illusion of art. The work of the Jesuit priest Andrea Pozzo shortly after 1685. Hats off to Fra Pozzo. No one had bothered to biuld the planned cupola, ocnsequently he had painted it in. The illusion was extraordinarily convincing; the alien gazed at it for the best part of an hour. Even Sister Kathinka exhausted her repertoire and stood mute. "|
|Catholic - Jesuit||Vermont||1995||Hand, Elizabeth. Waking the Moon. New York: HarperPrism (1995); pg. 62.||"A preparatory school in Vermont's Northeast Kingdom, run by an obscure order of brothers. Not Jesuits, Oliver was quick to explain; not Benedictines either. "|
|Catholic - Jesuit||world||1946||Huxley, Aldous. Brave New World. New York: HarperCollins (1999; c. 1932, 1946); pg. xv.||[Forward by Huxley.] "The old Jesuits' boast that, if they were given the schooling of the child, they could answer for the man's religious opinions, was a product of wishful thinking. "|
|Catholic - Jesuit||world||1975||Shea, Robert & Robert Anton Wilson. Illuminatus, Vol. III: Leviathan. New York: Dell (1975); pg. 12.||"Barney Muldoon, of the Bomb Squad, meanwhile uncovered evidence that the Illuminati are actually Jesuits. "|
|Catholic - Jesuit||world||1975||Shea, Robert & Robert Anton Wilson. Illuminatus, Vol. III: Leviathan. New York: Dell (1975); pg. 115-116.|| "'Oh, yes... The Illuminati of Bavaria, wasn't it? I remember hearing about them when we first arrived here.'
'The organization was founded by an unfrocked Jesuit, and its membership consisted of freemasons, freethinkers, and Jews. There were also some famous names in politics and the arts: King Leopold, Goethe, Beethoven.'
'And this organization was behind the Zionist movement, you say?' "
|Catholic - Jesuit||world||1989||Wilson, Robert Charles. Gypsies. New York: Doubleday (1989); pg. 69.||"Cardinal Simon Palestrina--of the Vatican Congregation of Extraordinary Ecclesiastical Affairs, and now de facto a legate to the Court of Novus Ordo... The bleakness of the coast was mirrored in the Cardinal's face. The severity of his expression, the pallor of his cheeks, had won him a reputation as a dour, almost Jesuitical scholar. In fact he was a Manichean Brother... " [Other refs., not in DB.]|
|Catholic - Jesuit||world||1989||Wilson, Robert Charles. Gypsies. New York: Doubleday (1989); pg. 212.||"'...The global view. You said all the words. But none of that mattered, did it? Just this priggish hand-wringing, this Jesuitical nonsense...' "|
|Catholic - Jesuit||world||1990||Dick, Philip K. The Man in the High Castle. New York: G.P. Putnam's Sons (1962); pg. 90.||"'...Ideological orientation suggesting medieval Jesuitic viewpoint exacerbated by post-Romantic Germanic nihilism...' "|
|Catholic - Jesuit||world||1993||Harrison, Harry. "Rescue Operation " in Stainless Steel Visions. New York: Tor (1993); pg. 165.||"'Neither demon nor devil, can't you get that through your mind? The church recognizes the possibility of creatures from other planets--the Jesuits even argue about it--so why can't you? Even the Pope believes there is life on other worlds.' "|
|Catholic - Jesuit||world||1994||Milan, Victor. "My Sweet Lord " in Wild Cards: Book II of a New Cycle: Marked Cards (George R. R. Martin, ed.) New York: Baen (1994); pg. 95.|| "Belew slapped his hands down on his khaki-clad thighs. 'For an old hippie burn-out, you turn in a fair imitation of a Jesuit, Mark.'
'How would you know? You're an Episcopalian.'
'but us High-Church Anglicans are Catholic wannabes, remember. We keep a close eye on the bead rattlers. You Methodists wouldn't know about that.' "
|Catholic - Jesuit||world||1994||Morrow, James. Towing Jehovah. New York: Harcourt Brace & Co. (1994); pg. 45.||"'...My name is Thomas Ockham, Society of Jesus...' " [One of main characters in book. Other refs. not in DB.]|
|Catholic - Jesuit||world||1994||Morrow, James. Towing Jehovah. New York: Harcourt Brace & Co. (1994); pg. 155.||"The route was dangerous... carrying Jesuit and Carmelite through the omphalogical terrain like a burro bearing tourists into the Grand Canyon. "|
|Catholic - Jesuit||world||1996||Fry, Stephen. Making History. New York: Random House (1996); pg. 245.||"Gloder... He distrusted even more the extreme forms of paranoia against Freemasonry, Jesuitism and Judaism exhibited by Ludendorff's insistence that 'supranational powers' had caused the assassination of Archduke Ferdinand... "|
|Catholic - Jesuit||world||2010||Clarke, Arthur C. 3001: The Final Odyssey. New York: Ballantine (1997); pg. 106.||"...but my private nickname for Ted is 'The Last Jesuit.' You must know something about them--the Order was still very active in your time. "|
|Catholic - Jesuit||world||2019||Russell, Mary Doria. The Sparrow. New York: Ballantine (1996); pg. 72.|| "Ann said. 'I was brought up Catholic but I drifted away from the Church years ago.'
'Anne can still work up some Catholicism, with a couple of beers in her, but I'm a flat-out atheist. Still,' George admitted, 'the Jesuits do a lot of good work . . .' "
|Catholic - Jesuit||world||2019||Russell, Mary Doria. The Sparrow. New York: Ballantine (1996); pg. 3.|| "It was predictable, in hindsight. Everything about the history of the Society of Jesus bespoke deft and efficient action, exploration and research. During what Europeans were pleased to call the Age of Discovery, Jesuit priests were never more than a year or two behind the men who made initial contact with previously unknown peoples; indeed, Jesuits were often the vanguard of exploration.
The U.N. required years to come to a decision that the Society of Jesus reached in ten days. In New York, diplomats debated long... whether & why human resources should be expended in an attempt to contact the world that would become known as Rakhat when there were so many pressing needs on Earth. In Rome, the questions were not whether or why but how soon the mission could be attempted and whom to send.
...The Jesuit scientists went to learn, not to proselytize... " [This book is well known for being about 'Jesuits in space.' Jesuits are the primary focus throughout.]
|Catholic - Jesuit||world||2025||Stephenson, Neal. Snow Crash. New York: Bantam (1992); pg. 4.||"...and asked them about Ethics so perplexing that even a Jesuit could'nt respond without committing a venial sin. "|
|Catholic - Jesuit||world||2038||Brin, David. Earth. New York: Bantam (1990); pg. 208.||"At minimum you've drawn an intriguing sophistry to delight your fellow Franciscans. And those neo-Gaian Jesuits, if they haven't thought of it already. "|
|Catholic - Jesuit||world||2050||Blish, James. A Case of Conscience. New York: Ballantine (1979; c. 1958); pg. 59.||"'With a little history in your education, Paul, you would also have known that the Jesuits were among the first explorers to enter China, and Paraguay, and the North American wilderness. Then it would have been no surprise to you to find me here.' "|
|Catholic - Jesuit||world||2050||Stephenson, Neal. The Diamond Age. New York: Bantam (1995); pg. 447.||"...strolled through encamptments of Ashantis, Kurds, Armenians, Navajos, Tibetans, Senderos, Mormons, Jesuits, Lapps, Pathans, Tutsis... "|
|Catholic - Jesuit||world||2059||Bova, Ben. "In Trust " in Twice Seven. New York: Avon Books (1998; c. 1994); pg. 184.||"'...The contract is quite specific. Our best lawyers have honed it to perfection. Many of them are Jesuits, you know...' "|
|Catholic - Jesuit||world||2059||Russell, Mary Doria. The Sparrow. New York: Ballantine (1996); pg. 20.||"The Jesuits have a tradition of linguistic study. Not surprisingly, Emilio was encouraged to begin a doctorate in linguistics immediately after ordination. Three years later, everyone expected Emilio Sandoz, S.J., Ph.D., to be offered a professorship at a Jesuit university. " [Many other refs. to Jesuits throughout novel.]|
|Catholic - Jesuit||world||2060||Russell, Mary Doria. The Sparrow. New York: Ballantine (1996); pg. 49.||"The Society of Jesus rarely attracted mystics, who generally gravitated to the Carmelites or the Trappists, or wound up among the charismatics. Jesuits tended to be men who found God in their work, whether that work was scholarly or more practical social service. "|
|Catholic - Jesuit||world||2100||Sanders, Winston P. "The Word to Space " (first published 1960) in Other Worlds, Other Gods: Adventures in Religious Science Fiction (Mayo Mohs, ed.) Garden City, NY: Doubleday (1971); pg. 80.||Editor's description of the story: "The clergy in religious science fiction seem often to fare as badly as the clergy in mainstream fiction, emerging most frequently as pleasant caricatures. Such, I'm afraid, is the fate of Father James Moriarty, S.J., the Jesuit geologist who here sets out to do a bit of ingenious (and insidious) missionary work in interstellar communications. Author Winston Sanders, moreover--like most of his colleagues--seems to have had a bit more troubling extrapolating the Roman Catholic Church than other aspects of his future society; some assumptions ('a Jesuit couldn't transfer himself casually') already seem almost anachronistic. Yet Sanders' tale is not only engaging but reasonably credible. Just what does one do when the first interstellar radio contact inundates the circuit with alien religious broadcasts? Among other things, as Sanders effectively demonstrates, one might consult a Jesuit. "|
|Catholic - Jesuit||world||2100||Sanders, Winston P. "The Word to Space " (first published 1960) in Other Worlds, Other Gods: Adventures in Religious Science Fiction (Mayo Mohs, ed.) Garden City, NY: Doubleday (1971); pg. 88.||"'In spite of what non-Catholics think, the Church is not a monolithic dictatorship, even in matters of faith. Unlike Bishop Ryan, I assure you the Society of Jesus would reckon it a catastrophe if communication with Akron were stopped.' "|
|Catholic - Jesuit||world||2290||Bear, Greg. "Scattershot " in The Wind from a Burning Woman. Sauk City, WI: Arkham House (1983; story copyright 1981); pg. 109-110.|| "'Thank God,' I said. 'Do you know this room?'
'Yes,' he replied. 'I designed it. It's for the Sinieux.'
'Do you know what's happened to us?'
'We have fallen into hell,' he said. 'My Jesuit professors warned me of it.'
'Not far wrong,' I said. 'Do you know why?'
'I do not question my punishments.'
'We're not being punished--at least, not by God or devils.'
He shrugged. It was a moot point.'
'I'm from Earth,' too,' I said. 'From Terre.'
...'But I don't think it's the same Earth. What year are you from?' Since he'd mentioned Jesuits, he almost had to use the standard Christian Era dating.
'Year of Our Lord 2345,' he said.
Sonok crossed himself elegantly. 'For me 2290,' he added. "
|Catholic - Jesuit||world||3001||Clarke, Arthur C. 3001: The Final Odyssey. New York: Ballantine (1997); pg. 136.||"'...The Jesuits claimed: 'Give me a boy for six years, and he is mine for life.' If they got hold of little Chandra in time, he'd have been a devout Catholic--not a Hindu.' "|
|Catholic - Knights of Columbus||New Mexico: Atocha||2010||Williams, Walter Jon. Days of Atonement. New York: Tor (1991); pg. 126.|| "'Birthplace?'
'New Delhi, India.'
...'Someone told me you were Pakistani.'
'I was born in India. My grandparents were killed by Hindus in a riot following the death of dictator Indira Gandhi. My surviving family fled to Rawalpindi, in Pakistan.'
The words were matter-of-fact, said with a slight smile. Loren tried to picture Atocha divided along those kinds of bitter ethnic lines, with... armed Knights of Columbus cruising the plaza armed with shotguns, blasting Baptist heretics with iron pellets... "
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