David Romano

Director - Ordinary FAT Lecturer


From 1994 to 1995 Faculty of Law Catania

From 1996 to 2001 Faculty of Theology of the Adventist Institute of Biblical Culture “Villa Aurora” – Florence;

From 2002 to 2003 Faculté Adventiste de Théologie – Collonges sous Salève – France;

From 2003 to 2005 Biennium Valdese Faculty of Theology, Rome;

2005 to 2006 Master’s Degree in Theology, Faculty of Theology “Villa Aurora,” Florence;

From 2015 to 2016 University Master’s Degree Level II in Parliamentary Institutions “Mario Galizia,” University of Rome “La Sapienza,” Faculty of Political Science.

2018 Advanced Training Course in “History of Christianity: from education to research,” Sapienza University of Rome, Faculty of Humanities, Department of History Cultures Religions”

July 2020 Executive Master’s Degree in Public Affairs and Institutional Communication,” IULM University

Work experience

  • Since 2019, Director of the Adventist Institute;
  • Since October 2013, editor of Conscience and Freedom Magazine, the press organ of AIDLR (www.aidlr.it);
  • Since September 2012, director of Public Affairs and Religious Liberty Department – Seventh-day Adventist Christian Church, Rome;
  • From October 2006 to July 2012, Pastor of the Communities of Bari, Martina Franca, Gravina di Puglia, Altamura;
  • Current Minister of Worship of the Seventh-day Adventist Christian Church.


  1. ROMANO, D. Reform in the Catholic Church. An Adventist Viewpoint, in Ecumenical Studies.. Quarterly magazine year XL/N. 1-2 January-June 2022, pp. 165-172.
  2. ROMANO, D., Is wealth from God? Notes on Protestantism from John Calvin to Prosperity Theology, in DAIMON Quaderni di diritto e politica ecclesiastica special issue 2022, il Mulino, pp. 133-151;
  3. ROMANO, D., An important decision, in 30 Years of State Secularism: was it true glory? Proceedings of Florence Conference on September 27-28, 2019 in the 30th anniversary of s.n. 203/1989 of the Constitutional Court, (edited by Andrea Cardone and Marco Croce) Rome, No Dogma [IURA] 2021, pp. 427-430;
  4. ROMANO, D., Meditating on the Word, preaching the gospel. Collection of sermons and biblical reflections, ADV Editions, Florence, 2021;
  5. ROMANO, D., Pentecostal presence for evangelical mission in Italy. An Adventist point of view, in Pentecostals in Italy. Readings, perspectives, experiences, (edited by Carmine Napolitano) Turin, Claudiana, 2021, pp. 211-222;
  6. ROMANO, D., Women and ordained ministry. In fact more than in law, in The Kingdom, News and Papers, 15.6. n. 12/2021, pp. 358-360;
  7. ROMANO, D.,The Role of Religious and Cultural Minorities in the Birth of Europe, in Colloquium Charitativum, The Europe of Values between Conflict and Dialogue. Fourth centenary of the Thirty Years’ War (1648 – 2018), Bari 2020, Provincial Library of the Capuchin Friars Minor of Apulia, Council of Evangelical Churches Bari;
  8. ROMANO, D., Women in the Adventist church: an incomplete recognition, in Adista supplement to no. 6507, June 2020, Rome;
  9. ROMANO, D., Judgment and prejudice in religions. The majority-minority dynamic and freedom of dissent in religion, in Beyond Prejudice., (ed.) Vittorio Pavoncello, ed. Culture Project, 2019;
  10. ROMANO, D., The poverty of the rich and the wealth of the poor. Ruth, Noemi, and Rich Booz, in The Churches of Facing Wealth, Poverty, and the Goods of the Earth. An ecumenical research (II), Secretariat of Ecumenical Activities (ed.), Quaderni di Studi Ecumenici no. 40, 2019, p. 169-172;
  11. ROMANO, D., Freedom of Conscience and Freedom of Dissent in Churches, in Conscience and Freedom no. 57-58, 2019, Florence;
  12. ROMANO, D., The world in every single person. Seventy years since the Universal Declaration of Human Rights, in Testimonies, no. 521-522, pp. 64-69. Florence, 2018;
  13. ROMANO, D., 95 questions on the Protestant Reformation. 1517 – 2017 Five centuries of evangelical history (with other authors), Edizioni ADV, Florence, 2017;
  14. ROMANO, D., From the freedom of the Christian to the freedom of the church. The radical movement within the Protestant Reformation., in Conscience and Freedom, no. 54/2017, pp. 46-51;
  15. ROMANO, D., Dynamism of the Spirit in the Future of the Churches, in It seemed good to the Holy Spirit and to Us. Reformation, prophecy tradition in churches, Ecumenical Activities Secretariat (ed.), Quaderni di Studi Ecumenici (36) 2017, pp. 263-269;
  16. ROMANO, D., Faith and Awe, in Love your neighbor as yourself. Life in relationship: ethical perspectives, (ed.) Ecumenical Activities Secretariat, ed. Pauline, 2015 pp. 169-174;
  17. ROMANO, D., The Adventist presence in Italy. 150 years. Mission, witness, and future challenges, (edited by D. Bognandi and D. Romano) ed. ADV, Florence, 2014;
  18. ROMANO, D., Biblical prophecy and political power, in Church and Power. Evangelical freedom, secularism and public space, (edited by Paolo Naso), ed. Claudiana 2013, pp. 93-99.
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