A Voice Fom the Past, Saint Ignatius' Thoughts On the Role of Sacrifice: Sacrifice Impacts Modern Ecclesiology Via Church Ministry

Renee Ann Pistone

Abstract


Christian sacrifice leads to salvation and this cheating of death is a spiritual
gift from God. Christ preserves humanity as his death atones for our sins. This notion of sacrifice translates into how the Church is structured. We need only look to Saint Ignatius of Loyola's works, as a primary source, to shed more light about how Christians are protected from death and from Satan. Saint Ignatius, also a Spanish Knight, provides us with European thought regarding the notions of sacrifice. He was also the founder of the Jesuit Order.

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