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Beauty : the invisible embrace

Author: John O'Donohue
Publisher: New York : HarperCollins Publishers, ©2004.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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The author draws on Celtic wisdom and his philosophical imagination to explore the role of beauty in human life, contending that people facing an unprecedented level of anxiety can turn to fine works of music and art in order to rediscover hope, creativity, and serenity.
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: John O'Donohue
ISBN: 0060196432 9780060196431 9780060957261 0060957263
OCLC Number: 52970274
Description: 261 pages ; 22 cm
Contents: 1 The Call of Beauty 11 --
2 Where Does Beauty Dwell? 32 --
3 The Music of Beauty 59 --
4 The Colour of Beauty 82 --
5 The Joy of Shapes That Dance 113 --
6 Imagination: Beauty's Entrance 130 --
7 Attraction: The Eros of Beauty 150 --
8 The Beauty of the Flaw 171 --
9 The White Shadow: Beauty and Death 193 --
10 God Is Beauty 217.
Responsibility: John O'Donohue.

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The author draws on Celtic wisdom and his philosophical imagination to explore the role of beauty in human life, contending that people facing an unprecedented level of anxiety can turn to fine works of music and art in order to rediscover hope, creativity, and serenity.

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