Skip to comments.Columbus brought Christianity to the New World
Posted on 10/12/2020 3:05:29 PM PDT by CondoleezzaProtege
Christopher Columbus was born in Genoa, Italy, on October 31, 1451, and began his life on the sea around the age of 10. Over the years he gained experience on trade ships navigating the Atlantic Ocean. Columbus wanted to find a shorter route to sail to the Orient for trade. He proposed sailing across the Atlantic Ocean for a shorter route, but he did not have funds for such a voyage. After being rejected by Italy, Portugal and England, he found an audience with the Spanish court of King Ferdinand and Queen Isabella.
He finally found support for his idea and between 1492 until 1503, completing four voyages to the New World. When he first landed he noticed that many of the indigenous people were friendly and wore gold ornaments, which eventually led to a huge gold rush from Europe. He also introduced the indigenous people to the practice of Catholicism, although sometimes it was done by force. There are many who criticize Columbus for interfering with the indigenous cultures and forcing them to acquiesce to a more European culture and religion. Yet, with the introduction of Catholicism, many of the indigenous peoples of Central and South America had their pagan practices abolished and the Gospel was spread through their countries. Because of Columbus courage to sail uncharted waters, Christianity was able to be preached throughout the New World.
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“There’s a lack of nuance in the anti-Columbus day narrative” (written by a descendant of both Columbus and Aztec emperor Montezuma II) :
Christopher Columbus and the Bible (2nd article):
That is probably the real reason why his statue had to come down.
“He also introduced the indigenous people to the practice of Catholicism, although sometimes it was done by force.”
This summary will work for the core readers.
But of course his statue had to come down.
My Jewish friend in the south was shocked when I told her they are tearing down people like CC, she thought it was only confederate heroes.
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On the Nina and the Santa Maria
Another reason for the Godless Maoists to hate Columbus.
The leftists would have you believe that the New World was a paradise on earth. The truth is that Native Americans had every vice that the Europeans did including slavery, human sacrifices, cannibalism, murder, genocide and war.
That’s what I heard last night on a radio show.
Columbus recorded in his diary on the trip that one of his goals was to spread the gospel.
He was not trying to prove the earth was round.
School at Valladolid, Columbus, and American Indians
Columbus brought Christianity to the New World and barbecue if you believe the cannibal stories...
Scientists Suggest Columbus’ Caribbean Cannibals Might Be True
***The leftists would have you believe that the New World was a paradise on earth.***
A Paradise on earth it was! All the natives got along well and did nothing but the Happy Dance till the Evil White Man showed up! Here is my short list of how peaceful it was.
List of massacres.
And the younger people were bored to death.
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