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Monday, October 31, 2011

0197: Beauty and Being

Entry 0197: Beauty and Being

"The beauty that perdures in the midst of the world's ceaseless becoming excites in the soul a longing for the infinite beauty that it reflects." (1)

(1) David Bentley Hart, "The Mirror of the Infinite: Gregory of Nyssa on the Vestigia Trinitatis," in Re-Thinking Gregory of Nyssa, edited by Sarah Coakley, (Oxford: Blackwell, 2003), p.118.