In a lecture at Harvard University, 1993’s Nobel Prize in literature recipient Toni Morrison once explored the theme of good and evil in recent literature. Morrison narrated her interest in […]
What are faces composed of? Skin and muscles? Sentiments? The long evolving cycle of events mirrored on our eyes and smile? I thought about these questions when Giuseppe Arcimboldo’s The […]
Religion can breed both violence and peace – the same religion, that is. I found this curious thesis reading recently Miroslav Volf’s A Public Faith. For Volf, a Croatian theologian […]
How to react to the first two weeks of Donald Trump’s presidency? In many European countries, with satire and laughter. It started when a Dutch comedian prosed to amend Trump’s […]
Everywhere I go here in Rome – at restaurants, bars, stores – Love My Life is playing. At lunch this week I found myself tapping my feet and humming its catchy […]
So, even though I may forget any good intention or plan, and may be tempted not to bother, God’s resolutions give me hope.
F. Scott Fitzgerald wrote a story in the 1920s, some years ago made into a movie, about a baby who is born old. Benjamin Button was born wrinkled, with weak […]