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BARTOLOME DE LAS CASAS: FATHER OF LIBERATION THEOLOGY
(1474 - 1566)
Fray Bartolomé de Las Casas,
Here is the full text of the biography of
Las Casas by Francis Augustus MacNutt. It has been converted
to an e-text, which is freely available through Project
It is available in a variety of formats, including PDF and
HTML. The biography is marred by a few racist remarks
typical of the time, but it does contain a complete
translation into modern English of the Brevissima Relacion
(which you're of course welcome to take and use any way you
of Preachers (Dominicans)
Handbook of Latin American Studies.
The Legacy of Bartolomé de Las Casas
by Benjamin Keen*
The Tale of Bartolome de las Casas
By Bob Corbett <email@example.com>
Also freely available through Project
Gutenberg is a much older English translation of the
Brevíssima Relacion at:
.This version has an unfortunate anti-Catholic
introduction, and is a little bit abridged, and of course
the English is very old-fashioned (but intelligible).
América en el pensamiento político de Bartolomé de Las Casas
Bartolomé de las Casas and Truth:
Toward a Spirituality of Solidarity
by Brian Pierce
Biblioteca Virtual Miguel de Cervantes:
Biblioteca de Autor Bartolome de las Casas. A
truly OUTSTANDING web site which contains many of Las Casas
principal works in facsimile and available as online
Bartolome de las Casas, Missionary, Priest, Defender of the
INSTITUTO DE DERECHOS HUMANOS
BARTOLOME DE LAS CASAS, Madrid
Larry Clayton's Ongoing Biography of F. B. de Las Casas