Tropical Idolatry: A Theological History of Catholic Colonialism in the
Pacific World

Title

Tropical Idolatry: A Theological History of Catholic Colonialism in the Pacific World

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"R.L. Green examines how thinkers within the Society of Jesus attempted to convert indigenous peoples of New Spain, the Philippine Islands, and the Mariana Islands to Catholicism during the early modern period. ... This book demonstrates the importance of both religious and political beliefs in the establishment of the church in the Spanish Pacific world."--Publisher description.

ISBN

ISBN 13 - 9781498566599; ISBN 10 - 1498566596

Publication Date

1-1-2018

Publisher

Lexington Books

City

Lanham, Maryland

Keywords

Jesuits, Society of Jesus, missions, New Spain, Mariana Islands

Disciplines

Catholic Studies | History of the Pacific Islands | Indigenous Studies | Missions and World Christianity

Tropical Idolatry: A Theological History of Catholic Colonialism in the
Pacific World

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