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Edoardo Fanfani
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Tribute to the Pittsburgh victims.
Two days ago, on 27th October 2018, America sees another violent massacre at the hands of an American terrorist. This time the victims were 11 Jewish Americans attending a Saturday morning service at Or L'Simcha Conservative Synagogue in the Squirrel Hill n...
Tribute to the Pittsburgh victims.
Tribute to the Pittsburgh victims.
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Review of the Mantegna & Bellini Exhibition at the National Gallery.
Earlier this month, a new exhibition at the National Gallery has opened on two great masters of the Venetian Renaissance, the two brothers-in-law Andrea Mantegna and Giovanni Bellini. I have had the privilege to see it on the day of its inauguration, and I ...

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Apology of Calvin as a follower of Augustine.
Recently, I wrote an  article  regarding the most widespread Anglican take on salvation, Arminianism, through the eyes of its most renowned supporter, John Wesley. Thankfully, I received much praise over it, except for a rather nasty comment that implied ho...

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Episcopalians, God has always belonged to everyone!
A few days ago, the Episcopal Church's  Convention approved use of expansive-language version of Rite II Eucharistic prayers .  Those who know me are aware that I am socially liberal as it comes and yet I find the need of transforming our language and perha...

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Does tasteful Christian contemporary art exist?
Recently, I have been thinking about contemporary art in churches and I thought about the newly-built churches of Rome, besides any thoughts I have regarding the liturgical functionality of these spaces, I wondered of how people that sometimes do not live i...

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John Wesley and Predestination.
As an Anglican, I have never found myself comfortable with the idea of predestination, with a Calvinistic idea of salvation in which free will plays a little role in the economy of soteriology.  I vividly remember hearing a sermon from a formerly Presbyteri...
John Wesley and Predestination.
John Wesley and Predestination.
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Sermon on Saint John the Baptist.
Today I had the privilege to lead a service of worship in Rome's English speaking Methodist church, Pastor Tim McQuiban kindly welcomed me also to preach, this was my first time leading the praises of God collectively and I am indeed touched to have done so...
Sermon on Saint John the Baptist.
Sermon on Saint John the Baptist.
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The Tiber Island, a fascinating history.
Recently, I took a water bus on the Thames in London between Blackfriars and Westminster, back and forth; admiring the beauties of a great city that was made such also thanks to its important waterway, it is a fluvial artery that saw the Romans, Tudor galle...

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How the Medici became the most powerful family of Florence; because of the English!
Trade during the late Middle Ages and the Renaissance was a very important mean through which knowledge, art, goods of all kinds could travel throughout Europe, nations were much more connected than we could believe and often the great nation states exchang...

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England's St. George's Flag: an Italian job.
What is nowadays the most recognised symbol of Englishness? It is probably the simple and yet beautiful flag of Saint George, a red cross on a white shield, a theme used since the late Middle Ages in various flags throughout Europe, including Florence or th...
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