Bireley, Robert

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BIRELEY, Robert. American, b. 1933. Genres: History. Career: Entered Society of Jesus (Jesuits; S.J.), 1951, ordained Roman Catholic priest, 1964; teacher of European and American history, St. Ignatius High School, Cleveland, OH, 1958-61; Loyola University Chicago, IL, instructor, 1971-72, assistant professor, 1972-76, associate professor, 1976-82, professor of history, 1982-. Member of Institute for Advanced Study, Princeton, NJ, 1986-87. University of Chicago, member of executive committee, Renaissance Seminar, 1975-82; Newberry Library, member of executive committee, Center for Renaissance Studies, 1979-86; National Humanities Center, Fellow, 1998-99. Publications: Maximilian von Bayern, Adam Contzen, S.J., und die Gegenreformation in Deutschland, 1624-1635, 1975; Politics and Religion in the Age of the Counterreformation: Emperor Ferdinand II, William Lamormaini, S.J., and the Formation of Imperial Policy, 1981; The Counter-Reformation Prince: Antimachiavellianism or Catholic Statecraft in Early Modern Europe, 1990; The Refashioning of Catholicism, 1450-1700, 1999; The Jesuits and the Thirty Years War: Kings, Courts, and Confessors, 2003. Work represented in anthologies. Contributor to history journals. Address: Department of History, Loyola University Chicago, 6525 N Sheridan Rd, Chicago, IL 60626, U.S.A. Online address: [email protected]