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The Father of lights : a theology of beauty

Author: Junius Johnson
Publisher: Grand Rapids, Michigan : Baker Academic, [2020]
Series: Theology for the life of the world.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"Offers a robust, full-orbed theology of beauty, showing how it has functioned as a theological concept from biblical times to the present day"--
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Junius Johnson
ISBN: 9781540962492 1540962490
OCLC Number: 1141113290
Description: xiv, 210 pages ; 24 cm
Contents: Part 1. The encounter with beauty. Eternity in our hearts: memory, beauty, and divinity --
The eyes of faith: contuition and spiritual vision --
Beauty and analogy --
Part 2. The meaning of beauty. Word and concept: the nature of language --
Concept squared: the nature of metaphor --
Res and concept: things as signs --
Res sacramenti: the nature of sacraments --
Radiant res: icons and ecstasy.
Series Title: Theology for the life of the world.
Responsibility: Junius Johnson.

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