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Chronology of Grace

Sweltering in the piercing sun on Mars Hill in Athens, Greece,

I imagined Paul’s artfully constructed speech to the philosophers gathered to hear this ‘new teaching.’ It was not difficult to imagine the spiritual inquisitiveness and intellectual pride in first century Greece from a city set in the shadow of the glorious Areopagus—or, as Paul noted, a city ‘fully of idols.’ 692 more words

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Knowing comes before Remembering...

I vividly remember the first time I began reading about the history of Christianity since the time of Jesus.  I was in my early 20’s and, on a whim, picked up Justo Gonzalez’s  513 more words

Roma

IL TAXI WRITER

Caro pubblico,
Sono latitante da un po’, lo so bene, ma non vi starete di certo strappando i capelli (chi ne ha, sia chiaro).
Affronteremo più in là i motivi di questa assenza scribacchina, che ci sono periodi talmente stressanti da togliere ogni forza mentale a fine giornata e come Lei ben diceva “I poeti scrivono di notte”, noi lo sappiamo. 586 more words

IO

E laggiù il mare

2 gennaio 2012
Seduta sulla scalinata dell’Aracoeli guardo lontano verso il mare e lo trovo.

Unica

A disappearing city

Every third house stood empty.  The crumbling market square boasted only a handful of people selling their wares.  A filmy gauze of sadness, like the heat haze, draped around the  Roma mahala as a constant reminder that more goodbyes were coming. 437 more words

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Tra due tetti

Roma, 21 maggio 2016, passeggiata vicino al Tevere, poco prima di mezzanotte.

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