Christian-Muslim Relations 1500 - 1900

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Diego de Bobadilla
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Diego de Bobadilla was born in 1590 to a wealthy family in Madrid. He entered the Society of Jesus in 1606, and arrived in the Philippines ten years later to serve as lecturer in philosophy and theology at the Jesuit school in Manila, and spent five years as principal of the Colegio de San José. In 1637, he returned to Spain after being nominated ecclesiastical provinci…

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Donoso, Isaac, “Diego de Bobadilla”, in: Christian-Muslim Relations 1500 - 1900, General Editor David Thomas. Consulted online on 23 October 2019 <>

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