Just a link to the programme on Radio 4 on the Jesuits, it is quite worth listening to.
Part of it was an interesting discussion on the Jesuits influence on science and the Enlightenment.
Nigel Aston, Reader in Early Modern History at the University of Leicester
Simon Ditchfield, Reader in History at the University of York
Dame Olwen Hufton, Emeritus Fellow of Merton College, Oxford
with Lord Bragg