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Theological aesthetics : God in imagination, beauty, and art

Author: Richard Viladesau
Publisher: New York : Oxford University Press, 1999.
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In this book, Richard Viladesau construes Christian theology as a "theological aesthetics". He examines Christian revelation and its presuppositions in relationship to three interconnected meanings of the "aesthetic" in modern thought: human cognition as feeling and imagination; the realm of the beautiful; and the arts.
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
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Viladesau, Richard.
Theological aesthetics.
New York : Oxford University Press, 1999
(DLC) 98025261
(OCoLC)39223633
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Richard Viladesau
ISBN: 0585246505 9780585246505
OCLC Number: 45733994
Description: 1 online resource (xi, 294 pages) : illustrations
Contents: 1 Theology and Aesthetics 3 --
2 God in Thought and in Imagination: Representing the Unimaginable 39 --
3 Divine Revelation and Human Perception 73 --
4 God and the Beautiful: Beauty as a Way to God 103 --
5 Art and the Sacred 141 --
6 The Beautiful and the Good 183 --
7 Original Texts of Poetry Quoted in Translation 215.
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