Luis Alonso Schökel: a biblical scholar who loved the poetry

Luis Alonso Schokel was born in Madrid in 1920. In 1935 he entered the Society of Jesus in Belgium. He studied classical literature at Salamanca, philosophy at Ona (Burgos) and theology at Comillas. From 1951 to 1957 he studied Scripture at the Pontifical Biblical Institute in Rome and received the…

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The Oxford History of Islam

“Lavishly illustrated with over 300 pictures, including more than 200 in full color, The Oxford History of Islam offers the most wide-ranging and authoritative account available of the second largest–and fastest growing–religion in the world. John L. Esposito, Editor-in-Chief of the four-volume Oxford Encyclopedia of the Modern Islamic World, has…

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