Wrote by one of our must respected thinkers in Latinoamerica; tells us the story of Las Casas from his historical context. With Las Casas work, and his contemporaries, the author build his case: How Las Casas live his faith through the first decades after the discovery of the New Continent. And how he understood The Scriptures should be applied within the people of this new world. The book was born in the middle of civil wars in Latinoamerica (70's-80's), when the authors involvement with the poor of his country, give him the ability to create a new way to make theology. Today, its a classic, together with Theology of Liberation, his first book.