Miguel de Molinos - Author

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Date: 1685

Region: Europe

Subject: Religious

Medium: Literature


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Artist: Miguel de Molinos (1628 - 1697)

Confronting Bodies: Tribunal de la Santa Inquisicion de Zaragoza y Lerida

Date of Action: July 18, 1685

Location: Zaragoza, Spain

Description of Artwork: All of his work was censored, but specifically Guia Espiritual (Spiritual Guide) and Defensa de la Contemplacion (Defense of Contemplation).

The Incident: After ten years of his works' circulation, he was accused of spiritually manipulating the Catholic doctrine. His mystical theories on the contemplation of man were unacceptable.

Results of Incident: The diffusion of his work was not greatly affected, despite his censorship.

Source: Valentin Roma