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Caracas: Academia Nacional de la Historia, 1968), 3: 539 (“estupidez y barbarie”). 39 Caballero y Góngora, “Relación de estado del Nuevo Reino de Granada,” 228 (“Aquellas almas embrutecidas no se hallen en estado de conocer las sublimes verdades del Cristianismo”; “Dios libre á un Obispo de la Iglesia Católica de preferir alguna cosa á la propagación del Evangelio; pero el interés mismo de la Religión pide que no se arrojen las margaritas á los puercos”). 40 Azara, Descripción general del Paraguay, 115 (“útil vasallo y hombre sociable”; “civilización”; “yo creo lo contrario”) and 119 (“el gobierno es quien debe civilizar a estos bárbaros y no los eclesiásticos”).
Let me sketch out this change in policy, keeping in mind that even as Spanish intentions changed during the Age of Reason, the actual practice of operating missions would depend as much on Indian reponses to the policy as to the policy itself. misionera en la comunidad indigena del oriente venezolano: la visita a la provincia de Cumana de Don Luis de Chávez y Mendoza (1783–1784), Biblioteca de la Academia Nacional de la Historia. Fuentes para la historia colonial de Venezuela, 219 (Caracas: Academia Nacional de la Historia, 1993), 312–16, 334.
There is a substantial secondary literature on these punishments in California, which Franciscans defended. See in particular Guest, Hispanic California Revisited, which offers guidance to the critics, whom Guest rebuts. 53 Gov.