Aesthetics

A Christian Guide to Beauty and Design | Beauty is Objective

Beauty is objective. That is, when I say that poster or a painting is beautiful or well designed, I am saying something about the work, not something about how I feel about it. I’m not offering a preference. I am saying something about the work’s nature or essence, it’s structure and the relations between its parts.

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A Christian Guide to Beauty and Design | Introduction

Welcome back to the Bible is Art and this week we’re starting a new series on A Christian Guide to Beauty and Design.For awhile now I’ve been writing a book. And I’ve been writing a book because it didn’t exist. You see, years ago I was teaching a high school course on Christian Worldview where we had sections on every main area of knowledge. So we had a Christian view of economics, science, ethics, mathematics and aesthetics, the study of beauty and design.

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