Beauty Demands To Be Noticed

July 24, 2018 at 10:20 pm Leave a comment

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My latest post at The Gospel Coalition is titled “In Christian Theology, Beauty Demands to Be Noticed“.

In a world without beauty, Balthasar declares, “What remains is . . . a mere lump of existence.” God did not have to create so many things in our world to be beautiful, but he did.

If beauty demands to be noticed, let us take note. If there’s something intrinsic in humanity that’s drawn to beauty, let it draw us in. Both the world and the Word call us to behold the sovereign Creator God.

As we see in the Word, all the beauty of this world points beyond itself to the breathtaking beauty of God himself. Beauty is a powerful signpost that calls out to all: “Look and see. The one true God is good.”

To read the entire article, click here.

Entry filed under: Arts, Biblical Theology, Christian Theology, Christianity, Culture, Faith, Media and Technology, Pastoral Ministry, Pastoring, Philosophy, Religion, Theology, Thoughts.

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