Beauty In The Word

Author: Stratford Caldecott
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ISBN: 9781621380047
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What is a good education? What is it for? To answer these questions, Stratford Caldecott shines a fresh light on the three arts of language, in a marvelous recasting of the Trivium whereby Grammar, Dialectic, and Rhetoric are explored as Remembering, Thinking, and Communicating. These are the foundational steps every student must take towards conversion of heart and mind, so that a Catholic Faith can be lived out in unabashed pursuit of the True, the Good, and the Beautiful. Beauty in the Word is a unique contribution to bringing these bountiful aspects of the Real back to the center of learning, where they rightfully belong. If your concern is for the true meaning of education for your children, here is the place to begin. "Those responsible for new initiatives in Catholic schooling have a chance to recreate the inner spirit of education and not just its outer frame. They will not easily find a programme more inspirational than the one presented here." - Aidan Nichols "Stratford Caldecott offers a rare combination of intelligence and profound vision, yet combines this with accessibility and luminous transparency." - Catherine Pickstock

The Beauty Of The Word

Author: James C. Howell
Editor: Westminster John Knox Press
ISBN: 0664236952
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There is no doubt that the task of preaching can sometimes be overwhelming. Combining veteran wisdom, practicality, and a contagious reverence for the beauty of God's Word, veteran pastor James C. Howell leads pastors and teachers through the joyful and perplexing craft and practice of preaching. Drawing on a wide range of resources, Howell provides discussions on the "Subject Matters of Preaching," "Where Sermons Happen," "When Sermons Happen," and the "Life of the Body." The conclusion on "The Preaching Self" considers the person of the preacher. These seasoned reflections will be of great help for all who preach.

The Beauty Of Intimacy Women Of The Word Bible Study Series

Author: Jane Hansen Hoyt
Editor: Baker Books
ISBN: 1441267980
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The "war between the sexes" has gone on long enough! God is moving to restore the relationship between women and men to His original design, bringing peace and harmony where there has been, for so long, strife and misunderstanding. The Beauty of Intimacy helps women open their eyes and hearts to this move of God's Spirit and challenges them to live according to the purpose God revealed for men and women at the beginning of time. The Beauty of Intimacy features eight study sessions. Topics include "A Tale of Two Trees," "She Shall Be Called Woman," "Right Expectations, Wrong Source," "Hidden Man of the Heart," and more. Each week's study examines an aspect of the relationship between women and men, digs into Scripture to find out what God's Word has to say about it, offers readers an opportunity to reflect on their own marriages or relationships, and suggests practical action steps to help women apply what they are learning.

The Beauty In The Womb Man

Author: Rhonda Carroll
Editor: iUniverse
ISBN: 0595308279
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The Beauty in the Womb-Man is a self-revealing work that turns the light on and shows you that you have valuable things to say, outstanding words to share, and eternal wisdom to give! Having obtained a degree in Christian Counseling, Dr. Carroll embarked upon her own personal journey of self-awareness, self-enhancement, self-enlightenment and self-empowerment. Through the years she has passed on this baton of power to women as she's traveled the world over. Make no mistake about it you are included in this self-realization and this reality will become clearer to you as you turn through the pages of this soul-searching work!

Beauty And The Bible

Author: Richard J. Bautch
Editor: Society of Biblical Lit
ISBN: 1589839080
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These seven essays offer fresh perspectives on beauty’s role in revelation. Each essay features a hermeneutical approach informed by the contemporary study of aesthetics. Covering a series of texts in the Hebrew Bible and New Testament, from Adam and Eve in the garden to Jesus on trial in the Fourth Gospel, the authors engage beauty from three overarching perspectives: modern philosophy, contextual criticism, and the postcritical return to beauty’s primary qualities. The three perspectives are not harmonized but rather explored concurrently to create a volume with intriguing methodological tensions. As this collection highlights beauty in the narratives of scripture, it opens readers to a largely unexplored dimension of the Bible. The contributors are Richard J. Bautch, Jo-Ann A. Brant, Mark Brummitt, David Penchansky, Antonio Portalatín, Jean-François Racine, and Peter Spitaler.

Beauty In Context

Author: Wilfried Van Damme
Editor: BRILL
ISBN: 9789004106086
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In surveying the field of the anthropology of aesthetics, the author argues that the phenomenon of cultural relativism in easthetic preference may be accounted for by demonstrating that culturally varying notions of beauty are inspired by culturally varying sociocultural ideals.

The Theory Of Beauty In The Classical Aesthetics Of Japan

Author: T. Izutsu
Editor: Springer Science & Business Media
ISBN: 940173481X
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The Japanese sense of beauty as actualized in innumerable works of art, both linguistic and non-linguistic, has often been spoken of as something strange to, and remote from, the Western taste. It is, in fact, so radically different from what in the West is ordinarily associated with aesthetic experience that it even tends to give an impression of being mysterious, enigmatic or esoteric. This state of affairs comes from the fact that there is a peculiar kind of metaphysics, based on a realization of the simultaneous semantic articulation of consciousness and the external reality, dominating the whole functional domain of the Japanese sense of beauty, without an understanding of which the so-called 'mystery' of Japanese aesthetics would remain incomprehensible. The present work primarily purports to clarify the keynotes of the artistic experiences that are typical of Japanese culture, in terms of a special philosophical structure underlying them. It consists of two main parts: (1) Preliminary Essays, in which the major philosophical ideas relating to beauty will be given a theoretical elucidation, and (2) a selection of Classical Texts representative of Japanese aesthetics in widely divergent fields of linguistic and extra-linguistic art such as the theories of waka-poetry, Noh play, the art of tea, and haiku. The second part is related to the first by way of a concrete illustration, providing as it does philological materials on which are based the philosophical considerations of the first part.

Liturgy And The Beauty Of The Unknown

Author: Dr David Torevell
Editor: Ashgate Publishing, Ltd.
ISBN: 1409477851
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Contemporary culture is rediscovering the importance of beauty for both social transformation and personal happiness. Theologians have sought, in their varied ways, to demonstrate how God's beauty is associated with notions of truth and goodness. This book breaks new ground by suggesting that liturgy is the means par excellence by which an experience of beauty is communicated. Drawing from both secular and religious understandings, in particular the mystical and apophatic tradition, the book demonstrates how liturgy has the potential to achieve the one ultimately reliable form of beauty because its embodied components are able to reflect the disturbing beauty of the One to whom worship is always offered. Such components rely on understanding the aesthetic dynamics upon which liturgy relies. This book draws from a broad range of disciplines concerned with understanding beauty and self-transformation and concludes that while secular utopian forms have much to contribute to ethical transformation, they ultimately fail since they lack the Christological and eschatological framework needed, which liturgy alone provides.

There Is Beauty In The Word Mom

Author: E. Meehan
Editor: Independently Published
ISBN: 9781094856810
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Journaling is one of the best activities for any age.This journal features tons of room inside for writing notes, doodling, drawings and ideas. It can be used as a notebook, writing journal or small composition book for school, work, home or quiet time. This paperback journal is 6" x 9" and has 100 pages that is lined ruled. Stocking Stuffers & Gift Baskets Birthday & Christmas Gifts Graduation & End of School Year Gifts Summer Travel & Vacations Teacher Gifts Art Journals and Doodle Diaries Back to School If you are looking for a different book, make sure to click on the author name for other great journal ideas. Can Be Used As: Dream & Nightmare Journals Food & Diet Diaries Creative Hand Writing Notebooks Penmanship and Cursive Practice Homework or Summer School Projects Church Prayer Journals Doodle Scribble Diaries School & Class Notebooks Stationary For Letter Writing & Family Notes Quiet Time Coloring Home Schooling Notebooks

The Search For Beauty In Islam

Author: Khaled Abou El Fadl
Editor: Rowman & Littlefield
ISBN: 9780742550940
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In this updated and expanded edition of The Search for Beauty in Islam, Abou El Fadl offers eye-opening and enlightening insights into the contemporary realities of the current state of Islam and the West. Through a "conference of the books," an imagined conference of Muslim intellects from centuries past, Abou El Fadl examines the ugliness that has come to plague Muslim realities and attempts to reclaim what he maintains is a core moral value in Islam-the value of beauty. Abou El Fadl argues that the rekindling of the forgotten value of beauty is essential for Muslims today to take back what has been lost to the fundamentalist forces that have denigrated their religion.