Colonialism’s parasitic relationship with spirituality with Gabes Torres

What is the relationship between colonialism and spirituality? How do colonisers weaponise spirituality to further colonise the 'Global South', or colonised peoples? Unpacking 'manifest destiny', the psyche of colonialism, and weaving it together with the vulnerability which we are exposed by when minding matters of the spirit, Gabes Torres tells us that colonialism has a parasitic relationship with spirituality.


Gabes Torres

Gabes is an essayist, organiser, and psychotherapist. She completed a Bachelor’s in Historical Theology & Philosophy and a Master’s in Theology and Culture.

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