Dr. Carlos Santos Carretero
Dr. Carlos Santos Carretero was born in Cáceres, a small town in the west of Spain, near Portugal. Having a strong desire to learn more about the Biblical culture, its literature, and traditions, he decided to focus his studies both in Hebrew, Aramaic and Arabic Philology. Since the very beginning, Carlos felt a great predilection for the study of Judeo-Christian traditions in their most heterodox manifestations: apocalyptic literature, apocryphal texts, and mysticism, especially in its relation to the other Middle East ancient religious traditions. His PhD studies dwells into angelology and demonology in the literary cycle of the antediluvian patriarch Enoch. During this time, he focused into Apocalyptic literature and Merkabah mysticism. Since 2013 Carlos teaches Biblical Hebrew, Aramaic, Jewish Origins of Christianity, and various seminars on Biblical literature at the “Israel Institute of Biblical Studies" (eTeacher Group). But he also teaches Biblical languages in Spain, at CEPOAT (Centro de Estudios del Próximo Oriente y Antigüedad Tardía, University of Murcia, Spain).