Redeeming Beauty: Soundings in Sacral Aesthetics


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Redeeming Beauty explores the richness of orthodox Christian tradition, both Western and Eastern, in matters of 'sacral aesthetics' - a term used to denote the foundations, production and experience of religiously relevant beauty. Aidan Nichols investigates five principal themes: the foundation of beauty in the natural order through divine creative action; explicitly 'evangelical' beauty as a quality of biblical revelation and notably at its climax in Christ; the legitimacy of making and venerating artworks; qualities of ...

Redeeming Beauty: Soundings in Sacral Aesthetics 2008, Ashgate Publishing, Aldershot, England

ISBN-13: 9780754660019

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