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His orthodoxy, though, was never questioned despite close surveillance on the part of the Holy Office, which did arrest and condemn several of his creole disciples. These Mexican alumbrados present a number of typical features of millennialism. To be sure, the matter is not one of a messianic hailing of the New World, as with Las Casas, Francisco de la Cruz, or Gonzalo Tenorio, and even up to a certain point Motolinia or Mendieta. But a typically Hispanic American slant can be observed in the dreams of these disciples of Gregorio Lopez; some believed in the permanence of sexual life and generation in millennial society.

MILHOU: CENTRAL AND SOUTH AMERICAN COLONIALISM 25 CS'-RELIGIOUS MESSIANISM AND POLITICAL MESSIANISM AT THE TIME OF INDEPENDENCE _ _ What would eventually remain at the time of Independence from this theme of a church transfer to the Indies? " Such an allegorical vision of the motherland associated with liberty seemed to anticipate yet another allegory, the Statue of Liberty, which would be erected later on at the entrance of New York Harbor. This would be, in fact, the last stop in a long journey leading from the Judeo-Christian concept of a Jerusalem-navel of the world to the utopia of a libertador who dreamed that Gran Colombia's Panama could become the center of a secularized universe where Liberty would replace all forms of previous bondage.

Such fears were extended beyond 1640 through the phantasms conjured up by the possible collapse of Spain's overseas empire, which was then undergoing a severe crisis. In the wake of these Old World perils, the New World appeared to some as the ultimate refuge for the threatened Catholic faith. Such a theme is suggested in the later works of the Dominican Luis of Grenada. It clearly appears in the treatise Light ofthe Soul, published in 1554 by the Dominican Felipe de Meneses, as well as in the History ofthe Indies by his order brother Bartolome de Las Casas, in a sermon by the Augustinian St.

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