Beauty Redeems the World: An Introduction to Christian Aesthetics

Miikka E. Anttila

Article Type: Article

Publication Date: 2/1/2019

Paired Article (Face to Face): Beauty Redeems the World: An Introduction to Christian Aesthetics

Issue: Beauty, Awe, And Wonder (Vol. 39, No 1, Winter, 2019)

Beauty is often dismissed in contemporary conversations, even in Christian circles, as merely a matter of individual taste or subjective emotionalism. But for the Christian theological tradition following God's work in the world, beauty if redemptive, both of the creation (that God saw as good) and human beings.

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