To Sin No More: Franciscans and Conversion in the Hispanic World, 1683-1830

To Sin No More: Franciscans and Conversion in the Hispanic World, 1683-1830

by David Rex Galindo

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ISBN-13: 9781503603264
Publisher: Stanford University Press
Publication date: 02/27/2018
Pages: 348
Product dimensions: 6.40(w) x 9.20(h) x 1.20(d)

About the Author

David Rex Galindo teaches in the Facultad de Artes Liberales at the Universidad Adolfo Ibáñez in Santiago, Chile.

Table of Contents

Acknowledgments ix

Illustrations xv

List of Abbreviations xvi

Introduction 1

1 An Atlantic Institution 25

The Plan to Convert the Spanish Atlantic World 28

Expansion 37

Governing the Colleges 46

Regulating the Apostolic Brotherhood 53

The Rift of Discord 60

Conclusions 67

2 Recruiting Missionaries 71

Recruiting Novices 73

Recruiting Friars 97

Missionary Motivations 102

Conclusions 115

3 Training Missionaries 117

Vida Común 119

The Novitiate 134

Franciscan General Curriculum 137

A Missionary Pedagogy 144

Language Instruction 155

Reforming the Curriculum 163

Conclusions 167

4 Converting Catholics 169

Conversion 175

Imagining a Sinful World 178

An Atlantic Missionary Program 182

Trekking the Dioceses 192

A Triple Alliance 206

The Missionary Religion 215

Conclusions 228

5 Missionary Preaching 233

Ars Praedicandi 241

Fear 250

Moral Virtue 255

Social Virtue 269

Political Virtue 277

Conclusions 283

Epilogue: Frontiers 287

References 305

Index 325

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