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Experiencing Capitalism

October 15, 2019


Don’t worry, this is not a piece about capitalists and socialists. You are bombarded enough with those pieces by both politicians and journalists who all claim to have the final say on the truth. I have been an academic, a professor all my working life, except for a couple of years in the Navy which […]

Bartolomé de las Casas and the African Slave Trade

April 12, 2016


Abstract A revisionist view of Bartolomé de las Casas as the ‘author’ of the introduction of African slaves to the Indies/Americas in the early 16th century. The article details Las Casas’ thinking and actions and concludes that while Las Casas did—among other contemporaries—suggest the importation of African slaves to lift the burden of oppression off […]

Why Nobody Likes a Prophet: Bartolomé de las Casas

January 18, 2016


Article, “Why Nobody Likes a Prophet: Bartolomé de las Casas, a Loud Voice in the Wilderness,” in Taylor & Frances Online, in online journal Cogent Arts & Humanities, vol. 3, issue 1, 2016. Abstract This essay focuses on and analyzes the role of prophet that Bartolomé de las Casas (1485–1566) lived out in the conquest […]

Imperial Order of Charles V

January 11, 2016


In November, 2015, I was inducted, along with thirty five other new members, and ten ladies, into the Imperial Order of Charles V in the Alcazar fortress/palace in Segovia, Spain. Go the Images page on the left for a few pictures of the event.  

Author Central on Amazon

May 29, 2015


You can easily navigate to Author Central on and see a list of books and some articles published both in the past and the recent past.

Bartolomé de las Casas in Oxford Bibliographies

March 15, 2015


Bartolomé de las Casas in Oxford Bibliographies

Work and Wealth in Scripture

February 19, 2015


New book, just appeared 2015. For more, navigate to Work and Wealth in Scripture