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Abide in me, and I in you. As the branch cannot bear fruit of itself, except it abide in the vine; no more can ye, except ye abide in me.
I am the vine, ye are the branches: He that abideth in me, and I in him, the same bringeth forth much fruit: for without me [...]

12 Comments CherryPie on Feb 18th 2018

[The Church] was built in 1163 and dedicated to S. Matteo del Pendolo until 1727, but already in 1733 it is called S. Maria delle Grazie; the structure has three naves, divided by two round arches on each side, supported by columns with bare, triaxed capitals (on the outside the apses are isolated by two [...]

10 Comments CherryPie on Jan 29th 2018

…Reconstructing the Final Days of Jesus
Synopsis (from the book cover):
Apparent inconsistencies in the gospel accounts of Jesus’ final week have puzzled Bible scholars for centuries. Matthew, Mark and Luke clearly state that the last supper was a Passover meal, whereas John asserts that it occured before the festival. The gospel narratives also do not seem [...]

6 Comments CherryPie on Jan 25th 2018

On that day you will realize that I am in my Father, and you are in me, and I am in you.
John 14:20 (NIV)

The long tradition of coral carving on the Amalfi Coast is put in the spotlight at the Coral Museum in Ravello. Tucked away in an unassuming shop fronted by flower pots, the [...]

2 Comments CherryPie on Jan 24th 2018

The church, dedicated to St. John the Baptist stands of the site of an earlier building.
The church, preceded by a covered atrium , is annexed to the Franciscan convent. Originally a Latin cross , with three naves and eight chapels , following the eighteenth-century restorations, it is today presented as a single -barreled vaulted hall (until the 1980 earthquake decorated with frescoes ) and a [...]

12 Comments CherryPie on Jan 23rd 2018

At the end of the path you can see the remains of the Holy Trinity Benedictine Monastery built in the 9th century to house young women from the noble families of Ravello.
Suppressed in 1811, by Royal Decree. Demolished in 1812.

Sadly the archaeological site and the viewpoint were inaccessible due to building works!

We were however able [...]

8 Comments CherryPie on Jan 22nd 2018

In him was life; and the life was the light of men.
John 1:4 (KJV)

14 Comments CherryPie on Jan 21st 2018

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