Beauty as Scripture’s Theme | Religious Affections Ministries: Conservative Christianity, Worship, Culture, Aesthetics, Classical Education, Homeschooling, Family – Christian Article

This entry is part 4 of 4 in the series “Doxology: A Theology of God’s Beauty” Read more posts by using the Table of Contents in the right sidebar. The idea of beauty is present in the first chapters of the Bible, as God creates and then makes the evaluative judgement that it was “good”. God was not judging the morality of the world, but praising the the beauty of creation. The Bible opens with God creating a cosmos which…

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Beauty in Scripture’s Words and Forms – Christian Article

This entry is part 3 of 3 in the series “Doxology: A Theology of God’s Beauty” Read more posts by using the Table of Contents in the right sidebar. C. S. Lewis once wrote that the modern dilemma is either to taste and not to know or to know and not to taste—or, more strictly, to lack one kind of knowledge because we are in an experience or to lack another kind because we are outside it. As thinkers we…

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Beauty in the Hebrew Bible – Christian Article

This entry is part 2 of 2 in the series “Doxology: A Theology of God’s Beauty” Read more posts by using the Table of Contents in the right sidebar. Few Christians would say that beauty is unbiblical. After all, they vaguely remember references to “the beauty of holiness” or the desire “to behold the beauty of the LORD”. But many might think of beauty as extra-biblical: mostly an aesthetic and philosophical concept, more at home in art galleries and philosophy…

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In Pursuit of a Doxology – Christian Article

This entry is part of 1 in the series “Doxology: A Theology of God’s Beauty” Read more posts by using the Table of Contents in the right sidebar. In 1962, A. W. Tozer warned that the evangelical church was missing a jewel. “Now, worship is the missing jewel in modern evangelicalism. We’re organized; we work; we have our agendas. We have almost everything, but there’s one thing that the churches, even the gospel churches, do not have: that is the…

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