Dr Andrew Redden

Senior Lecturer in Latin American History
Department of History
University of Liverpool
E-mail: a.redden@liverpool.ac.uk
Page: http://www.liverpool.ac.uk/history/staff/andrew-redden/

Function at De Gruyter Open:

Translator and Editor of The Collapse of Time: The Martyrdom of Diego Ortiz (1571) by Antonio de la Calancha [1638]

Fields of interest:
  • Latin American History;
  • Indigenous American Cosmovisions;
  • History of Religion (Catholicism);
  • Christian Evangelisation and Missions;
  • Jesuits; Martyrdom;
  • Twentieth-Century Political and Social History (Latin America and Global Context);
  • Liberation Theology
Recent publications:

‘Priestly Violence, Martyrdom, and Jesuits: The Case of Diego de Alfaro, S.J. (Paraguay 1639)’, in Exploring Jesuit Distinctiveness: Interdisciplinary Perspectives on Ways of Proceeding within the Society of Jesus, ed. by Robert Maryks (Boston/Leiden: Brill, 2016), pp. 81-113.

‘Heaven on Earth: Churches in Early Modern Hispanic America’, in The Early Modern Parish Church, ed. by Andrew Spicer (Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2016), pp.243-66.

Angels, Demons and the New World, co-ed. Fernando Cervantes (Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2013).

‘The Spiritual Landscapes of Antonio de Calancha: The Destructions of Jerusalem, Palestine and Vilcabamba, Peru (A.D.66-1572)’, Cultural History, 2:2 (2013), 133-48.

‘Muchachos jesuitas, muchachos guerreros: martirio juvenil en las fronteras hispano-jesuitas’, in la religión y los jesuitas en el noroeste Novohispano, vol.6, ed by José Carlos Zazueta Manjarrez (Culiacán: COLSIN, 2013), pp.177-99.

‘Dream-Visions and Divine Truth in Early Modern Hispanic America’, in Dreams and Visions in the Early Modern Atlantic World, ed. by Ann Marie Plane and Leslie Tuttle (Philadelphia: University of Pennsylvania Press, 2013), pp.147-65.

‘The Problem of Witchcraft, Slavery and Jesuits in Seventeenth-Century New Granada’, Bulletin of Hispanic Studies, 90:2 (2012), 223-50.

‘Angelic Death and Sacrifice in Early Modern Hispanic America’, in Death and Dying in Colonial Spanish America, ed. by Miruna Achim and Martina Will de Chaparro (Tucson: University of Arizona Press, 2011), pp.142-69.

‘ “Guided by God” beyond the Chilean Frontier: The Travelling Early Modern Conscience’, Journal of the Society for the Renaissance (special issue: The Renaissance Conscience) 23:4 (2009), 486-500.

Diabolism in Colonial Peru, 1560-1750 (London: Pickering & Chatto, 2008).