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The Greater Glory: Thirty-Seven Years with the Jesuits

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Stephen Casey was twenty-one when he entered the Jesuit Order in Canada in 1947. The striving for Christian perfection eventually led him to depression and a complete breakdown - he almost lost his ability to speak. After thirty-seven years as a Jesuit he left the priesthood. The Greater Glory is a candid memoir about a way of life that, after fifteen hundred years, is disappearing. Casey offers a vivid and incisive portrayal of the seminary, especially the training for novices - the physical and spiritual discipline, the ...

The Greater Glory: Thirty-Seven Years with the Jesuits 2007, McGill-Queen's University Press

ISBN-13: 9780773532434

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