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Francisco Maldonado da Silva was imprisoned for 12 years and burnt alive January 23rd, Isabella and Ferdinand are known for completing the Reconquista, ordering conversion or exile of their Muslim and Jewish subjects, and for supporting and financing Christopher Columbus’s voyage that led to the opening of the New World and to the establishment of Spain as the first global power which dominated Europe and much of the world for more than a century. Maarrano 02, Ponder the Page rated it it was amazing Shelves: The author described Catholic rituals to the extent of obsession.
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He has to show incredible bravery to keep to what he considers the true faith and how he does this is the focus of the last part of the novel. Sep 24, Valentina rated it really liked it. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. Member feedback about Reconquista: To ask other readers questions about Against the Inquisitionplease sign up. It tells the story of real-life Francisco Maldonado da Silva, tracing his life from childhood to death, in the Latin America of the 17th century, when the Spanish Inquisition held sway.
Against the Inquisition by Marcos Aguinis
What sets him apart is his steadfast conviction, superior knowledge of Christian and Jewish scripture, and courageous refusal to bend to the Inquisitions order to repent.
When he was 10, Francisco’s Father Diego was arrested for being Jewish, all of the family’s assets were confiscated by the church, and Diego’s Father was taken to Lima to be tortured until he nam A fascinating historical novel about Francisco Maldonado da Silva, a son of Portuguese Jewish immigrants who fled to South America from Europe to escape the Spanish Inquisition.
It transports you to a dark time of the inquisition in Latin America, not so openly known. This is a powerful and moving story of faith with a thoughtful examination of some of the reasons that Christians in particular Catholics considered Jews to be heretics deserving of death. The Reconquista[a] Spanish and Portuguese for “reconquest” is a name used in English to describe the period in the history of the Iberian Peninsula of about years between the Umayyad conquest of Hispania in and the fall of the Nasrid kingdom of Granada to the expanding Christian kingdoms in This is the story of a man and his faith.
We already have all the stories of oppression, injustice and fights for freedom that we need in our human history.
November 1, Language: Withoutabox Submit to Film Festivals. Its cruel and savage reprisals against heresy and apostasy mean that Francisco is in great peril beca This is historical fiction at its best, rather in Hilary Mantel mode. Content in this edit is translated from the existing German Wikipedia article at [[: Raised in a family practicing its Jewish faith in secret under the condemning eyes of the Spanish Inquisition, Francisco embarks on a personal quest that will challenge, enlighten, and forever change him.
Narra con detalle las metamorfosis por las que pasan Francisco, su padre, sus hermanos y sus amigos y mararno luchas internas y externas que deben pelear para poder sobrevivir.
Not only did their ideology spread, their population did as well. I suppose I was a little naive in that I held out for a happy ending all the way up until the epilogue even thought I already knew what was going to lx. Oct 09, Snorki rated it really liked it. I highly recommend this book! I would recommend this book to anyone who likes history, fiction and a little bit of the inquisition.
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There was a problem filtering reviews right now. This book was for me an ode to freedom of thoughts, and a tribute to those who died and still die fighting for this freedom. Trained in medical studies, music and psychoanalysis, his work and lx thoughts are focused on the notions of independence, democracy and rejection of authoritarianism. Member feedback about Spanish Inquisition: Oct 02, Dan Vine rated it really liked it.
Lists with This Book. Set in Spain and Portugal during the Inquisition, it moves quickly towards to South american continent, and the persecution of the Jewish people in Spain and Portugal and how this continued in Argentina, Chile and Peru. There’s a problem loading this jarrano right now. Despite filling more than pages, the marfano clips along with excellent world-building and characterization, and the final pages are downright riveting.
Would you like to tell us about a lower price? As someone else said in the reviews, this book has a bit of the flavour of an historical Believe me that it is not only a burden, but a blade that stabs you even in your dreams”.
Jul 29, Elgin rated it it was amazing Shelves: I wouldn’t say this is a bad book, but for a lot of it, I just didn’t feel compelled to maarrano more by the book itself. Be the first to ask a question about Against the Inquisition. It’s sad to think that more Jews died at the hands of the Catholic church than by Hitler. Debolsillo; Poc edition August 30, Language: Es un texto sobre los derechos humanos, sobre la dignidad implicita en cada uno de nosotros como personas, sobre la fuerza de la familia, sobre la inmensidad del Creador y Su Amor por la Humanidad.
Alexa Actionable Analytics for the Web. It’s maarrano well written and informative, I learned so much about the Spanish Inquisition and the pain the Jewish people went through, I cried like a baby, I got angry and so many more emotions I experienced reading this.
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