Bogotá: Editorial Pontificia Universidad Javeriana, 2017. First Edition. Paperback. 2 vols., wrps. new. Item #68956
"Los jesuitas en Honda, 1634-1767. Tomo I & II" is a collection of books that explore the Jesuits' presence in Honda, Colombia. The first two parts of these works were written by Fr. José del Rey Fajardo, and the third was penned by Felipe González Mora. Tomo I is a volume carefully studies the "Order of Studies of the Society of Jesus", which examines the order's legislation, curriculum, teaching methods, school exercises, and the erudite use of rhetoric. Tomo II" shows why the Jesuit priesthood, residence, and school acquired a capital importance by contributing to the consolidation of values. It also recognizes the role of the Jesuits as important urban agents in the development of Honda's port, exploring the area's social, economic, urban, and architectural aspects, as well as the definitive arrival of the Jesuits to the Magdalena River.