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Against the Inquisition

There is much theological content, but for me that added to the depth and quality of the book. Francisco Maldonado Da Silva is nine years old when he sees his father, Don Diego, arrested one afternoon because of his beliefs. The novel is set in South America in the early s, when the Inquisition was in force across various countries ruled by Spain, routing out heretics and Jews.

To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up. This is the story of a man and his faith. This books is based on a true story witch makes it even more special to me. Cookies come in two flavours – persistent and transient. Of course, not much has changed over the past centuries, as evidenced in todays worlds religious conflicts and persecutions.

I knew about the methods deployed to achieve confessions, but I was not aware that the Church, at the same time as torturing people, seized their worldly possessions and benefitted from them. Subscribe to our newsletter Some error text Name. 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.


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My main critique of the book is that it is a tad too long, and I found myself skimming a lot of the text towards the end. It is a very, very powerful rendition.

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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. The book is beautifully written ad translated.

Machine translation like Deepl or Google Translate is a useful starting point for translations, but translators must revise errors as necessary and confirm that the translation is accurate, rather than simply copy-pasting machine-translated text into the English Wikipedia. Ya lo dije en la review. One father and his son were not willing to admit to heresay, when Judaism marraon as important as all male Churches’ beliefs.

What other items do customers buy after viewing this item? Oct 09, Snorki rated ,arrano really liked it. Over the course of the book I learned a many new things about the inquisition, Catholicism and Judaism and am glad of my enlightenment.

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It is time for the Church to appoint married men and women as priests. Against the Inquisition by Marcos Aguinis, translated from the Spanish by Carolina De Robertis, is both an enlightening historical account of one man’s power of belief and a searing indictment of those who seek to impose rigid doctrines on others using intimidation and violence.


Top Reviews Most recent Top Reviews. Maldonado was imprisoned by the Holy Inquisitiontrialed and condemned for heresy. Exact name of German article]]; see its history for attribution. The problem for me is that I found the story crawled in the beginning and for much of the middle. Kindle Editionpages. This is a book rich in historical fact, of an era and part of the world I am unfamiliar with so it was an education as well as a highly engaging read.

Oct 29, Nick Ratcliffe rated it it was amazing.

Hay un post apocalipsis y un pre apocalipsis en la vida de Marcos Aguinis. It starts out by going between Francsico’s childhood and Francisco as an adult, until you reach the present time.

La Gesta del Marrano Spanish Edition. In the process, Francisco finds himself.

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If possible, verify the text with references provided in the foreign-language article. One person found this helpful. Amazon Inspire Digital Educational Resources. 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.

I do love historical fiction and this had the perfect blend. Raised in “Only someone who has had to bear a double identity, spending years in fear and shame while hiding what he knows to be dek authentic self, can know the depth of such suffering.