The Portal of Beauty Paperback
Towards a theology of aesthetics
by Bruno Forte;
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The Portal of Beauty
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In the first six chapters, Forte calls as witnesses some of the greatest luminaries of the Church in the East and West: Augustine, Thomas Aquinas, Søren Kierkegaard, Fyodor Dostoevsky, Hans Urs von Balthasar, and Pavel Evdokimov. Forte then moves to a consideration of music as a sacred language and a contemplation of how film can transmit faith through story and icon. Finally, he closes with a moving meditation on the fragility and finitude of the mortal fragments through which divine beauty manifests itself.
The Portal of Beauty is an erudite, moving, and deeply felt study by the most famous Italian theologian in Italy on the nature of beauty and how it can lead us to a greater understanding of and communion with the divine.
Bruno Forte is Archbishop of Chieti-Vasto in Italy.
The Portal of Beauty by Bruno Forte was published by Eerdmans Publishing Company in March 2009 and is our 39142nd best seller. The ISBN for The Portal of Beauty is 9780802832801.
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|Page last updated||22nd October 2016|
|Author / Artist||Bruno Forte|
|Publisher||Eerdmans Publishing Company (March 2009)|
|Number of Pages||144|