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2 edition of Christianity and aesthetics. found in the catalog.

Christianity and aesthetics.

Clyde S. Kilby

Christianity and aesthetics.

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Published by Inter-varsity Press in Chicago .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Art and religion.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliography.

    SeriesIVP series in contemporary Christian thought,, 3
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsN72 .K52
    The Physical Object
    Pagination43 p.
    Number of Pages43
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL5827207M
    LC Control Number61015037
    OCLC/WorldCa2803656

      Like punk, Weird Christianity has its own, clearly defined aesthetic. Many Weird Christians across the denominational and political spectrum express fondness for older, more liturgically elaborate.


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book a rudimentary Christian model of aesthetic virtues: technical excellence, veracity, originality, moral integrity, and intentionality. These are contrasted with the aesthetic vices: laziness, banality. Few, if any, other theologians could have written The Beauty of the Infinite: The Aesthetics of Christian elegance of its style and the sophistication of its arguments are backed by knowledge of languages ancient and modern, familiarity with secular philosophies of the last third of the twentieth century, and a deep commitment to classic Christianity.

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Conflict between Christianity and aesthetics is no new thing. Bernard of Clairvaux (–) asserted that “works of art are idols which turn men away from God”; and long before Bernard.

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The reader is invited to share in the journey beginning in the life of the early church, travelling through the history of European Christianity and art, and arriving in southern Africa. Many themes weave through its pages, among them the nature of Reviews: 1. Christianity and Literature provides a brilliant assessment of Christian theological aesthetics, at once based on a biblical foundation and an understanding of the world of the ancient literature and philosophy that has influenced both the ways Christians have and should read literary works and the literary forms they have taken.

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Aesthetics, then, has come to mean in broad terms the science or study of beauty (and related experiences like the ugly), the arts, and criteria to judge art as good or poor, beautiful or ugly, and so on.

Catholic aesthetics, as a significant subclass of aesthetics, groups the important contributions made by early Christian and then. Kilby’s approach is an apologetic one designed to defend the importance of art from a Christian perspective.

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It examines subjective and sensori-emotional values, or sometimes called judgments of sentiment and taste. Aesthetics covers both natural and artificial sources. And so, in the first instance, when I speak of the aesthetics of prophecy, I simply mean an aesthetic derived from this loyalty and intimacy with the God of the universe.

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William Edgar lectures in his apologetics course on music, aesthetics, and Christianity at Westminster Theological Seminary. Art: Adele Wagstaff, Scarampella Diptych,Oil. Used with permission.