Silencing Genocide: The Jesuit Ministry in Colonial Cartagena de Indias and its Legacy

  title={Silencing Genocide: The Jesuit Ministry in Colonial Cartagena de Indias and its Legacy},
  author={William Henry. Chamberlin},
  journal={Journal of Black Studies},
  pages={672 - 693}
  • W. Chamberlin
  • Published 4 June 2018
  • History
  • Journal of Black Studies
Cartagena de Indias was one of the most important ports in the European trade in enslaved Africans in the 16th and 17th centuries. During this time, the Jesuits carried out a ministry to the enslaved Africans arriving at this port, which has lived on through its historical legacy. The Jesuit Peter Claver is now a saint in the Roman Catholic Church and Alonso de Sandoval’s De instauranda Aethiopum salute (“On the Salvation of the Africans”) is an essential resource for scholars of the early… 
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