Cristian B?dili?? (born 1968) earned a degree in classical philology from the University of Bucharest, with further studies in theology in Paris and Madrid. His books of essays include Sacred and Melancholy, The Gordian Knot, The Monk and Death, and The Apocalypse of St. John in Judeo-Christian Tradition. He has also translated from Greek and Latin. His book of poems, The Book of Little Heresies (1999) was published in Satu Mare by Solstice and Decalogue.