Aesthetics

The Aesthetics of Political Signs

A look at some overlooked questions about political signs.

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Unity and DIversity | Aesthetic Properties

Unity and diversity are the most fundamental aesthetic properties. That is, for a work to be beautiful or well designed it must have both unity and diversity

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The Properties of Beauty

Welcome back to the Bible is Art where we are currently in a series on a Christian Guide to Beauty and Design. If you haven’t seen the videos up to now I would recommend you watch those before you watch this. But if you’re ready to move on, today, we’re talking about the properties of, or, what makes something beautiful.

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What Makes Something Beautiful? | A Christian Guide to Beauty and Design | Part 3

While this might seem to be a difficult question, it is actually quite simple, because it’s the same structure of every other question about a good property like justice or goodness. Something is just, loving, and beautiful if it reflects God and his justice, love, and beauty. God is eternal, the creator, and the source of all life, of everything.

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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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