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Saturday, February 9 • 8:15pm - 9:30pm
The Spanish Inquisition

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The sole mention of the word Inquisition, almost immediately projects scenes of torture and brutal torments inflected by the scions of the Catholic Church upon the Spanish Conversos. This Power Point presentation will address the origins and consequences of “the Spanish Inquisition” and how it has been misinterpreted and used against Spain and the Spanish people.

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Manuel I. Martin

Manuel Martin was born in Caceres, Spain, in 1940 and moved to Barcelona in 1942 where he grew up. He attended the University of Barcelona and earned a PhD in Engineering and a masters in Physics. Manuel moved to the US in 1968 to complete his PhD in Physics. He has been interested in the History of the Spanish Jews and of the "Marranos” since he was 16 and has made it a life long project to learn about the experience of Sefarad and the... Read More →

Saturday February 9, 2013 8:15pm - 9:30pm
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