Leonardo De Chirico (1967) planted and pastored an Evangelical church in Ferrara (northern Italy) from 1997 to 2009. Since 2009 he has been involved in a church planting project in Rome and is now pastor of the church Breccia di Roma. He earned degrees in History (University of Bologna), Theology (ETCW, Bridgend, Wales) and Bioethics (University of Padova). His PhD is from King’s College (London) and it was published as 'Evangelical Theological Perspectives on Post-Vatican II Roman Catholicism' (Bern-Oxford: Peter Lang 2003). He is Lecturer in Historical Theology at the Istituto di Formazione Evangelica e Documentazione, editor of its theological journal Studi di teologia, and director of the Center for Ethics and Bioethics (CSEB). He is also Chair of the Theological Commission of the Italian Evangelical Alliance (www.alleanzaevangelica.org) and has taken part in the dialogue between the World Evangelical Alliance and the Pontifical Council for the Promotion of Christian Unity. Together with Pietro Bolognesi and Andrea Ferrari he was general editor of the Dizionario di teologia evangelica (2007). His latest book is Same Words, Different Worlds. Do Roman Catholics and evangelicals believe the same gospel? (London: Apollos, 2021). He is Director of the Reformanda Initiative.

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