Conversión de Píritu de indios cumanagotos, palenques y otros (1690): transcultural practices and subversive discourses in missionary colonial literature in Venezuela

Lead researcher: Roxana Sarion, Department of Language and Culture, UiT The Arctic University of Norway

The project examines an understudied colonial missionary text written by the Franciscan friar Matías Ruiz Blanco, "Conversion de Piritu de indios cumanagotos, palenques y otros" (1690), which sheds new light on the process of conversion to Christianity in Latin America.


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Published Apr. 5, 2019 12:00 PM - Last modified Mar. 27, 2020 5:25 PM