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The Portal of Beauty: Towards a Theology of Aesthetics

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The Portal of Beauty: Towards a Theology of Aesthetics - Forte, Bruno, and Glenday, David (Translated by), and McPartlan, Paul (Translated by)
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A famous Italian theologian's eloquent reflections on beauty and God. "Beauty is an event: it happens when the Whole, the All, offers itself to us in the fragment, when the Infinite makes itself little." This is how Bruno Forte describes the long-held Christian tradition that traces beauty back to God and sees God as the source of all beauty. But, he questions, is this really possible? How can the limitless inhabit what is little? In The Portal of Beauty Forte examines the deep, though not always obvious, ...

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The Portal of Beauty: Towards a Theology of Aesthetics 2008, William B. Eerdmans Publishing Company, Grand Rapids, MI

ISBN-13: 9780802832801

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