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Title The inquisition of Francisca : a sixteenth-century visionary on trial / Francisca de los Apóstoles ; edited and translated by Gillian T.W. Ahlgren
Edition 1st ed
Published Chicago : University of Chicago Press, 2005


Description 1 online resource (xxviii, 195 pages)
Series Other voice in early modern Europe
Other voice in early modern Europe.
Contents Letters and vows -- Transcript of the inquisitional trial of Francisca de los Apóstoles -- Appendixes. A. Theological consultants' assessment -- B. Analysis of accusations -- C. Cast of character: biographical notes -- D. Chronology of the trial
Summary Inspired by a series of visions, Francisca de los Apóstoles (1539-after 1578) and her sister Isabella attempted in 1573 to organize a beaterio, a lay community of pious women devoted to the religious life, to offer prayers and penance for the reparation of human sin, especially those of corrupt clerics. But their efforts to minister to the poor of Toledo and to call for general ecclesiastical reform were met with resistance, first from local religious officials and, later, from the Spanish Inquisition. By early 1575, the Inquisitional tribunal in Toledo had received several statements denounci
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 177-190) and index
Notes Translated from the Spanish
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Subject Francisca, de los Apóstoles, 1539?- -- Trials, litigation, etc
Francisca, de los Apóstoles, 1539?-
Trials (Heresy) -- Spain -- Toledo
Inquisition -- Spain -- History -- Sources
RELIGION -- History.
Trials (Heresy)
Inquisitoire processen.
Spain -- Toledo.
Genre/Form History.
Trials, litigation, etc.
Form Electronic book
Author Francisca, de los Apóstoles, 1539?-
Ahlgren, Gillian T. W., 1964-
ISBN 9780226142258