Visible and audible beauty is not a gratuitous irradiation of a prior and more central value, but rather adheres directly to the material objects because of their form and color.
A very common question is some variation of "What does this or that ceremony or action mean?" It expresses a false assumption.
If beauty will save the world, how do we participate in it? 10 tips.
A common appreciation for the aesthetic of liturgy seems to be the one commonality that progressives and conservatives share in North American Anglicanism.
I am somewhat surprised to find myself defending the use of “bad” art, at least in religious settings, and I should admit from the beginning that I write in partial hope of persuading myself in the wake of Trinity Sunday, when we’ve realized the degree to which our conceptions fail to grasp the mystery of God’s being.
The earth is full of the goodness of the Lord. Surely in that verse we can see something of the vision of Isabella Stewart Gardner.