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|Title: Beauty and Revelation in the Thought of St Augustine|
By: Carol Harrison
Number of Pages: 304
Vendor: Oxford University Press
Publication Date: 1992
|Dimensions: 8.81 X 5.72 X 0.89 (inches)|
Weight: 1 pound 3 ounces
Series: Oxford Theological Monographs
Stock No: WW263425
the healing power within it. It therefore reintroduces aesthetics alongside philosophy and ethics in Augustine's treatment of God. Unlike previous works, it shifts the emphasis away from Augustine's early and most theoretical treatises to his mature reflection as a bishop and pastor on how God
communicates with fallen man. Using his theory of language as a paradigm, it shows how divine beauty, revealed in creation and history, serves to inspire fallen man's faith, hope, and most especially his love--thereby reforming him and restoring the form or beauty he had lost.
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