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Agents of Orthodoxy

James E. Wadsworth

Agents of Orthodoxy

honor, status, and the Inquisition in colonial Pernambuco, Brazil

by James E. Wadsworth

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Published by Rowman & Littlefield Publishers in Lanham, Md .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Inquisition,
  • Church history

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references (p. 237-253) and index.

    StatementJames E. Wadsworth
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsBX1733.B6 W33 2007
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxviii, 269 p. :
    Number of Pages269
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL24788944M
    ISBN 100742554457
    ISBN 109780742554450
    LC Control Number2006025483
    OCLC/WorldCa70921344

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Original in approach and revisionist in its findings, this book is one of the best studies on New World inquisitions currently in print. -- Richard L. Kagan, Johns Hopkins University Agents of Orthodoxy is an innovative contribution to the still imperfectly known history of the Portuguese Inquisition.

It argues that the Holy Office was an active institution in colonial society whose role wasn't confined to the Cited by: 4. Original in approach and revisionist in its findings, this book is one of the best studies on New World inquisitions currently in print.

(Richard L. Kagan, Johns Hopkins University) Agents of Orthodoxy is an innovative contribution to the still imperfectly known history of the Portuguese Inquisition. It argues that the Holy Office was an active institution in colonial society whose role wasn't confined to the Manufacturer: Rowman & Littlefield Publishers.

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GK Chesterton, that huge and hilarious Christian, wrote two books which might be called, above all his others, masterpieces. One of them is his novel, The Man Who Was Thursday. The other is his apologetic filibuster (if I may use the word): Orthodoxy. I recommended this book to my sister the other day/5.

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With over quality popular titles published, from many of the best living Orthodox writers in English, we also publish translations, booklets and brochures, icons, greeting cards, and calendars. In Agents of Orthodoxy, he presents to the reader a detailed and institutional study on the presence and practices of the Portuguese Inquisition in the Captaincy of Pernambuco, one of the most important regions of colonial Brazil.

Working with an extensive and varied manuscript documentation found in Portuguese and Brazilian archives and. Free 2-day shipping. Buy Agents of Orthodoxy: Honor, Status, and the Inquisition in Colonial Pernambuco, Brazil (Paperback) at   The book is what one might call the second in a series, preceded by Heretics.

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Complimenting Chesterton’s. Book Review | November 01 Agents of Orthodoxy: Honor, Status, and the Inquisition in Colonial Pernambuco, Brazil Author: Donald Ramos. Agents of Orthodoxy places the men who ran the Inquisition in historical context and demonstrates that they were often motivated by social aspirations in seeking inquisitional appointments.

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Chesterton This Study Guide consists of approximately 27 pages of chapter summaries, quotes, character analysis, themes, and more - everything you need to sharpen your knowledge of Orthodoxy.

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xviii, $ ISBN ) Studies on the Portuguese Inquisition have increased and have led to. Agents of Orthodoxy: honor, status, and the Inquisition in colonial Pernambuco, Brazil. [James E Wadsworth] -- The Portuguese Inquisition is often portrayed as a tyrannical institution that imposed itself on an unsuspecting and impotent society.

Chesterton wrote Orthodoxy in in response to a challenge from one of his readers to state his creed. Rarely has any challenge been more gloriously and chivalrously met. This is early Chesterton at his best: sparkling paradoxes, breathtaking Pages: * British Bulletin of Publications on Latin America, the Caribbean, Portugal and Spain * James E.

Wadsworth's Agents of Orthodoxy is an engaging and well-documented book, one that makes a truly important contribution to the history of the Inquisition in Brazil.