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 Catecismo del Sacromonte
(796 words)

Catecismo del Sacromonte

Catechism of Sacromonte

Anonymous Jesuit Priest

Date: 1588

Original Language: Spanish


The intention of the Catecismo is to present a basic form of Christianity for Moriscos who are already baptised but retain their original culture, language and habits, and also to induce Muslims to convert by demonstrating the emptiness of their faith. In the manuscript, it takes up 149 folios, and in Resines’s edition it occupies pp. 161-321. Its full title is Este es un cateci…

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Resines, Luis, “ Catecismo del Sacromonte”, in: Christian-Muslim Relations 1500 - 1900, General Editor David Thomas. Consulted online on 19 January 2020 <>
First published online: 2015

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