Tag Archives: Guido Ruggiero

Carnevale: Flesh or Meat?

Long ago I had heard that Carnevale, the festival celebrated for the ten days leading up to Lent on the Christian calendar, meant “farewell to meat.” Carne = meat, vale = farewell. This made sense since Christian traditionally give up … Continue reading

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Friday Night Sex Talk

On a Friday night, would you rather be listening to someone talk about sex or out looking for some of your own? Well, I opted for the talk. It was actually part of the Vari Symposium at Santa Clara University, … Continue reading

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