Spirit And Beauty

Spirit And Beauty

by Patrick Sherry


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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780334028659
Publisher: Hymns Ancient & Modern Ltd
Publication date: 06/17/2010
Pages: 194
Product dimensions: 8.50(w) x 5.50(h) x 9.12(d)

Table of Contents

1.Introduction: The Holy Spirit and Aesthetics1
A Glance at History4
The Dog that didn't Bark17
Some Modern Problems21
2.Types of Beauty28
The Variety of Beauty29
Beauty and Analogy36
Some Other Aesthetic Concepts40
Objectivity and Standards43
The Moral and Religious Significance of Beauty49
3.God's Beauty53
God's Beauty: The Sources55
Reasons for Ascribing Beauty to God62
The One God and the Trinity71
4.The Holy Spirit in the Trinity77
The Holy Spirit and Beauty78
Trinitarian Approaches82
East versus West90
5.Inspiration and Imagination100
The Nature of Inspiration101
Widening the Concept106
Imagination and Inspiration109
Inspiration and Explanation114
6.Reflections of Divine Beauty121
Reflections, Likenesses, and Other Relations122
Likeness to God128
A Minimal Solution137
7.Anticipating the Final Transfiguration of Things142
The Holy Spirit, Transfiguration, and Glory144
Beauty and Sanctity as First-Fruits150
The Life to Come154
Openness to the Spirit164
9.Postscript [2002]167
Select Bibliography175

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