“Heresy and Error”:|
The Ecclesiastical Censorship of Books, 1400–1800
An Exhibition at Bridwell Library, September 20 – December 17, 2010
|CENSORSHIP IN MEXICO||
This edict promulgated by the Mexican Inquisition warned the Catholic faithful against several prevailing offenses to Christian beliefs, with sections devoted to the Jewish Law of Moses, Islamic teachings, Lutheranism, followers of the mystical sect known as “Alumbrados,” and prohibited books. The edict also served as a reminder not to read condemned texts, which in 1713 still included the vernacular Bibles that had been banned during the sixteenth century.