Comparing Why Have You Come Here?: The Jesuits Of New Spain And New France

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It would not be long before the Jesuits were sent to the New World to serve in New Spain and 60 years after the arrival in Mexico City, others from France settled in Quebec (Bangert, 261). One of the primary methods of evangelization in the New World was the process of isolation and indoctrination. Used by both the Jesuits of New Spain and New France, isolation and indoctrination had both its success and its failures. In the process of evangelizations, the Jesuit missionaries learn how to adapt to the needs of the Native Americans in both the north and the south. The motivations of coming to the New World were as varied as the people with whom the Jesuits and Europeans would contact. Nicholas Cushner’s book Why Have You Come Here?: The
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