The Spanish Inquisition: Forced Belief and Worship Methodology

The inside of a jail of the Spanish Inquisition, with a priest supervising his scribe while men and women are suspended from pulleys, tortured on the rack or burnt with torches. / Wellcome Library, Wikimedia Commons Catholics and Protestants did their fair share of torturing and murdering their opposites in the sixteenth and seventeenth centuries.[…]

Challenging the 1623 Edict of Grace in the Spanish Inquisition

The Inquisition Tribunal, by Francisco Goya, c.1815 / Real Academia de Bellas Artes de San Fernando, Wikimedia Commons The 1623 Edict of Grace released by the Spanish Inquisition in Seville to address the heresy of alumbradismo was a contested affair. By Dr. Jessica J. Fowler Postdoctoral International Teaching Fellow” IE School of International Relations IE[…]