Teresa Bartolomei Born in Italy, married with three children. She has read Philosophy of Language at La Sapienza University, Rome with professor Tullio De Mauro, and at the Goethe-Universität Frankfurt, under the supervision of Professor Karl-Otto Apel. She has worked as a freelance publicist and translator based first in Italy and, since 1997, in Portugal. Her list of publications includes essays on ethics, religion and literature, as well as short stories, printed in Germany (Campus Verlag) and in several Italian, French and Portuguese magazines. In 216 she earned a PhD in the Program in Literary Theory of the University of Lisbon. In 217 she returned to the Program as Visiting Teaching Fellow, to hold a seminar on Biblical Times. She is currently a research fellow at CITER, Research Center for Theology and Religion Studies of the Catholic University, Lisbon.