By Frank Graziano
A lot has been written approximately millennialism within the U.S. and its ecu roots. yet even though it is widely known that millennialism can be endemic to Latin the United States, earlier there was no systematic learn of this phenomenon because it has flourished in that a part of the area. Graziano right here bargains the 1st such research, analyzing Latin American millennialism from its Iberian and indigenous antecedents to give social, innovative, non secular, and political hobbies.
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87 Postconquest legends relate that the Inca Huayna Capac began to mine at Potosi, but a mysterious voice commanded in Quechua, "Take no silver from this hill. "88 Beginning in 1545 the "mountain of silver" at Potosi became a symbol of New World wealth and its uses in defense of the faith. "91 The enemies had changed across the centuries, but holy war still cleansed imperial enterprise with a redeeming loftiness of purpose. New World riches were likewise spiritualized on the missionary front. 92 It was often argued that an absence of riches would have resulted in a corresponding absence of Spaniards, thereby depriving the natives of salvation and retarding the process of Christian world unity.
Whoever the Indians were, their "discovery" renewed the enthusiasm of eschatological discourse and provided new horizons for revitalization of primitive Christianity. " This celebrated passage, in a dedication to Charles V and in homage to the themes of Last World Emperor, continued to explain that God had revealed the Indies in those particular times in order to confer upon the Spaniards the privilege of evangelization. "141 This view was held by many great colonial authors—Jose de Acosta, Bartolome de Las Casas, the Inca Garcilaso de la Vega, Felipe Guaman Poma de Ayala—who in their respective ways understood the pre-Columbian empires (like the Roman Empire earlier) as transitory pauses in the progression toward ecumenical unity.
The more the earthly Jerusalem was desecrated or denied to the Christians, the more it seemed to proliferate elsewhere in promised lands and paradises carrying its name. "79 But Columbus was not alone in viewing himself as the human agency through which divine will realized its designs. "83 Cortes was doubly suited as a counterforce "to remedy the great evil," once because his conquest of the Aztecs terminated a demonic orgy of idolatry and human sacrifice, and again because New World conversions in the wake of his conquest more than compensated for the European souls lost to Satan thanks to Martin Luther.
The Millennial New World by Frank Graziano