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  • But be this as it may, he had no sooner adopted his new creed than he resolved to profess it; " a momentary glow of enthusiasm " had raised him above all temporal considerations, and accordingly, on June 8, 1753, he records that having " privately abjured the heresies" of his childhood before a Catholic priest of the name of Baker, a Jesuit, in London, he announced the same to his father in an elaborate controversial epistle which his spiritual adviser much approved, and which he himself afterwards described to Lord Sheffield as having been " written with all the pomp, the dignity, and self-satisfaction of a martyr."
  • Influenced by the Jesuit John Ramirez he entered the Society of Jesus in 1564, and after teaching philosophy at Segovia, taught theology at Valladolid, at Alcala, at Salamanca, and at Rome successively.
  • In theology, Suarez attached himself to the doctrine of Luis Molina, the celebrated Jesuit professor of Evora.
  • It has been pointed out that this accords well with the Jesuit policy of depreciating the royal while exalting the papal prerogative.
  • He was educated at the Jesuit college there, and was received into the order at the age of nineteen.
 

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