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  • Guglielma Character Analysis

    IV. Guglielma and her Familiga: In response to the possibility of the Guglielmites “spiritual dreams” being crystalized into heresy through the inquisition, Barbara Newman writes: But certain tenets and practices appear to have been shared by all: a reverence for Guglielma as a uniquely Spirit-filled person, even physical embodiment of the Spirit; an interest in gender complementarity; a belief in the priestly capabilities of women; an inclusive ecclesiology embracing the ultimate salvation of…

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  • Spanish Inquisition

    expulsion of the Jews was ordered. According to many, during the Spanish Inquisition Spain did not only lose over 100,000 Jews, but they…

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  • Mad For God Summary

    Mad for God, written by Sara Tilghman Nalle, is a microhistory about the life of a Spanish wool carder, his sacrilegious statements and beliefs, and his trial at the hands of the Inquisition in 16th century Spain. Nalle dissects this time period with a revisionist approach; she attempts a historical reconstruction and succeeds in humanizing the actions of certain clergy and officers of the Holy Catholic Church. By including personal details about the thought process and decision making of lead…

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  • Spaniard Kingdom Of Spain Case Study

    King Ferdinand and Queen Elizabeth of Spain established had the intention to initiate an Inquisition, meaning a period of time to question or investigate, to prolong Catholicism and beliefs in the Spaniard kingdom. It’s purpose was to manage Catholic faith within any Spaniard kingdom. A number of reasons have been indicted for creating the movement. Some include: “To establish political and religious unity”, “To weaken local political opposition to the Catholic Monarchs”, “To do away with…

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  • Candide Hypocrisy Analysis

    Hypocrisy: The World Religion According to Voltaire “Candide”, or the most monotonous baffling time consuming short satire ever constructed according to the author of this essay, is a French satire published in 1759 by Voltaire, a philosopher in the Age of Enlightenment. Candide, meaning “innocent”, is fitting for the name of the protagonist in this story. At first he is very sheltered from the rest of the world and a tad bit ignorant. He believes his castle is the most heavenly prospering…

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  • Spanish Inquisition Essay

    The Spanish Inquisition was started in 1480 by Isabella I of Castile and Ferdinand II of Aragon and was initially started to ensure the sincerity of the Jewish and Muslim converts to Christianity who were suspected of secretly practicing their prior religions. It was not the first Inquisition, in fact, it was meant to replace the Medieval Inquisition, which was under Papal control. The medieval Inquisition was introduced by Pope Gregory IX in 1231 as a means find and get rid of heresy,…

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  • Essay On The Church And The Crown

    missionary, advocated and defended the natives. The secular clergy was the material, organization, and political sided with settlers and landowners. The crown often sided with secular clergy. The seculars and crown undid work of regulars. The Office of Inquisition was set up on 1571 to counter unchristian work. It range from dealing with heresy and finally…

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  • Compare And Contrast The Spanish And Conquistadors

    Catholicism”(book). The Spanish Inquisition was called into play by Ferdinand II and Queen Isaeblla I in 1478. This particular inquisition was one that was under royal authority, the clergy. King Ferdinand and Queen Isabella would tell the clergy to travel to different locations and convert the natives to Catholicism. They mostly attempted to convert the large groups like Judaism and Islam, that still dwelled in Spain. The Portuguese Inquisition differed from the Spanish Inquisition by being…

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  • Essay On Spanish Inquisition

    The obscured Spanish inquisition took place from the years of 1478 through 1834. Isabella I of Castile and Fernando II of Aragon established this rule to overthrow the previous Medieval Inquisition. In connection of overthrowing the Medieval inquisition, the current Monarchs Isabella I and Ferdinand II of Aragon became suspicious of the Crypto-Jews. Crypto Jews were Jews who "converted" to Catholicism but were secrectly practicing Judaism. Not only was this inquisition intended to overthrow the…

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  • Franco Jimenez De Cisneros Analysis

    broad historical categories: he was a humanist, except for when he burned Muslim books in order to suppress their text-based philosophy. He was an ecclesiastical reformer, except for his unwillingness to create serious change within the Spanish Inquisition. The contradictions above are created by the focuses of scholarship, as traditional histories attempt to understand (and often, glorify) his character, while revisions focus on his (often suppressive) influences on others. One can identify a…

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