The Priest as God’s Suffering Servant

“Father Stu” is the story of a beloved priest from Montana (USA), who served in the city of Helena for seven years before he died. The movie charts his journey from self-destruction to redemption through…

A Tale of One Township – Bandra

The book is a tribute to the author’s birthplace Bandra, a suburb of Mumbai. Its title is Bandra Boy, and it’s a historical novel -- or better, four short stories about Bandra’s past, starting in…

How Anthropology Developed in India

Indian Anthropology: Anthropological Discourse in Bombay 1886–1936 is an important contribution to the history of Indian anthropology, focusing on its formative period. It looks at the political economy of knowledge production and the anthropological discourse…

Recollections of a Jester

Rudi Heredia’s memoir, A Clown for God, a Clown for Others - a take on P. Kolvenbach’s Men of God, Men for Others - is a collection of personal anecdotes and reflections on various aspects…

A Thought-Provoking Collection

Khichdi, as is well known, is a cheap and nutritious dish, a favourite in South Asian cuisine. Khichdi is also Jesuit Father Myron J. Pereira's fourth collection of essays on sacred and secular topics, and…

More than Soul-Searching

The human soul is still an enigma, especially its genesis, nature and evolution. Most religions, particularly Christianity, still follow essentially the Platonic view, or a variant of it. Following Platonic dualism, the traditional Christian view…

Know the Indian Jesuit Scientists

The Jesuits have been known for their intellectual contribution to the world, specifically through science. This book ‘Contribution of Jesuits to Science in India’ by S. Ignacimuthu, SJ, summarises the scientific output of 68 Jesuits…

Jesuits and Higher Education

St. Xavier’s College, Mumbai, celebrated its 150 years in 2019. To commemorate this occasion, the College had organized a conference on “Jesuit Initiatives in Indian Higher Education”. This book is the outcome of this effort.…