Tropical Idolatry: A Theological History of Catholic Colonialism in the Pacific World
"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 13 - 9781498566599; ISBN 10 - 1498566596
Jesuits, Society of Jesus, missions, New Spain, Mariana Islands
Catholic Studies | History of the Pacific Islands | Indigenous Studies | Missions and World Christianity
Green, R. L., "Tropical Idolatry: A Theological History of Catholic Colonialism in the
Pacific World" (2018). Holy Cross Books. 10.