Early Modern Theologies of Race in the Age of European Expansion

Posted: 29 December 2017

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Volume 4, issue 2 of the Journal of Early Modern Christianity (De Gruyter) deals with the topic of early modern theologies of race in the age of European expansion.

Contributors individually engage the broad question of how attributes of biological difference were constructed in theological terms. In other words, they explore the intersectionality of theology and rac e as a category for the construction of anthropological difference.

Contents

Rady Roldán-Figueroa
Introduction: Race as a Category of Anthropological Difference in the Formative Stage of Peripheral Catholicism

Ruth Hill
From Neophyte to Non-White: Moral Theology and Race Mixture in Colonial Brazil 167 Hitomi Omata Rappo How to Make “Colored” Japanese Counter-Reformation Saints – A Study of an Iconographic Anomaly

Edgardo Colón-Emeric
Human Sacrifice: Religious Act or Vicious Desire? Testing the Limits of Tolerance with Vitoria and Las Casas

Pablo Robert
Moreno Gregorio López (1617–1691): The first Chinese Bishop 263 Noemí Martín Santo Japanese Christian Women through the Eyes of a Seventeenth Century Spanish Merchant

Noemí Martín Santo
Japanese Christian Women through the Eyes of a Seventeenth Century Spanish Merchant

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