Indian Tribalism: The Communist-Missionary Ideal for Brazil in the Twenty-First Century (XI)

PART III “Aggiornate” Missionary Voices Section III Sexual Freedom 9. Primitive Societies Are Closer to the Ideal. From the aforementioned book by Rose Marie Muraro: “The world of domination [today’s society] condemns nearly everything that might make man happy or feel pleasure: Good food, good drink, sex, substances which can augment his area of perception

Indian Tribalism: The Communist-Missionary Ideal for Brazil in the Twenty-First Century (X)

November 30, 1977 PART III “Aggiornate” Missionary Voices Section II Tribal Life in Nonsavage Conditions As shall be seen, statements of “updated” missionaries about the tribal life of Indians in the Brazilian jungle show striking similarity with what non-missionary “aggiornati” leftist Catholics write about hypothetical tribal life outside the jungles. 7. Longings for the Tribal

Indian Tribalism: The Communist-Missionary Ideal for Brazil in the Twenty-First Century (IX)

PART III  “Aggiornate” Missionary Voices The reader will certainly want to become familiar with texts in which institutions, personalities, and missionary bodies directly express their thoughts about the important subjects set forth in the previous sections. Presented here are forty-eight texts selected from a vast compilation of material. These texts were extracted from thirty-six documents,

The Communist-Missionary Ideal for Brazil in the Twenty-First Century (VIII)

Mons Pedro Casaldáliga

November 30, 1977 | Plinio Corrêa de Oliveira PART II The “Aggiornata”¹ and Progressive Conception of the Missions The end is to retrocede, taking the aborigine as a model. In order to retrocede, destroy. To destroy: defame, divide and make war. 11. Catechesis and Agitation a) Should We Waste Time Studying These Irrational Daydreams? Is

Indian Tribalism: The Communist-Missionary Ideal for Brazil in the Twenty-First Century (VII)

November 30, 1977 | Plinio Corrêa de Oliveira PART II The “Aggiornata”[1] and Progressive Conception of the Missions The end is to retrocede, taking the aborigine as a model. In order to retrocede, destroy. To destroy: defame, divide and make war.   To Catechize is Secondary and Even Superfluous “Catechize? Spread the Gospel? What for?” “Aggiornata”

The Communist-Missionary Ideal for Brazil in the Twenty-First Century (VI)

A Masterpiece of Anthropological Wisdom

November 30, 1977 | Plinio Corrêa de Oliveira PART II The “Aggiornata” and Progressive Conception of the Missions The end is to retrocede, taking the aborigine as a model. In order to retrocede, destroy. To destroy: defame, divide and make war. 6. The New Abyss Leads to a Third: From Communism to Anarchy a) Neo-Communism

The Communist-Missionary Ideal for Brazil in the Twenty-First Century (V)

November 30, 1977 PART II The “Aggiornata”¹ and Progressive Conception of the Missions The end is to retrocede, taking the aborigine as a model. In order to retrocede, destroy. To destroy: defame, divide and make war. 3. Man and Egoism: The Contrast Between Traditional Teaching and Neomissiology a) Man Has an Immediate End in Himself

The Communist-Missionary Ideal for Brazil in the Twenty-First Century (IV)

November 30, 1977 PART II The “Aggiornata”¹ and Progressive Conception of the Missions The end is to retrocede, taking the aborigine as a model. In order to retrocede, destroy. To destroy: defame, divide and make war. The missiology that boasts of being “up-to-date” and progressivist is very different from the traditional Catholic conception of the

The Communist-Missionary Ideal for Brazil in the Twenty-First Century (III)

November 30, 1977 PART I The Traditional Catholic Concept of the Missions The end is to evangelize. In evangelizing, to civilize. In civilizing, to do good. 4. The Mission and the Indians a) Contact with Jesus Christ It is fitting to insist: while it is proper for christianized and civilized man to progress continuously in

The Communist-Missionary Ideal for Brazil in the Twenty-First Century (II)

November 30, 1977 PART I The Traditional Catholic Concept of the Missions The end is to evangelize. In evangelizing, to civilize. In civilizing, to do good. If the reader were to scan, even casually, the texts in Part III – taken predominantly from “up-to-date” missionary sources – he will note here and there ideas that will shock