Value of Beauty


“Beauty is not simply a value-added extra to worship, or to life; on the contrary, human beings are made for beauty, as they are for truth and goodness. Stated differently: human beings are created for fellowship with God, the one in whom the true, the good, and the beautiful are ultimately grounded and find their unity.”1

1. Kevin J. Vanhoozer, “Chapter 9: Praising in Song- Beauty and the Arts,” in The Blackwell Companion to Christian Ethics, ed. Stanley Hauerwas and Samuel Wells, 2nd ed. (Malden, MA: Wiley-Blackwell, 2011), 119, http://www.questia.com/read/123528227/the-blackwell-companion-to-christian-ethics.

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