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Os jesuítas na Amazônia portuguesa: a "crise de vocações" e seus reflexos na Missão do Maranhão e Grão-Pará

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Author(s): Breno Machado dos Santos

Journal: OPSIS : Revista do Departamento de História e Ciências Sociais
ISSN 1519-3276

Volume: 9;
Issue: 13;
Start page: 100;
Date: 2009;
Original page

Keywords: Jesuítas | Amazônia portuguesa | Missões | Colégios | Brasil colonial.

ABSTRACT
This article analyses the actuationdirectives of the Jesuits in activity in Estate ofMaranhão and Grão-Pará in the seventeenthcentury.Furthermore, it proposes to relate thesmall number of religious in the Mission withthe crisis of the apostolic vocation experiencedby the Order in Estate of Brazil. Thus, it isintend to give light on the reflections of thedualism existent inside the Society of Jesus dueto the option for the indian Missions or betweenthe activities related to the Schools of Order.
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