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Children of God¿s Fire: Theology, Race and Slavery in the Making of the Portuguese Atlantic, 16th-17th Centuries

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Thursday, November 09, 2017
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4:30 pm - 6:00 pm
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Dale Tomich

The presentation will examine the role of Portuguese religious thinkers in constructing the ideological justification for racial slavery in the Atlantic world, and establishing a culture of control that secured domination over enslaved populations and legitimized the institutions and practices of slavery.

Contact: Stacy Robinson