|DAY 92||PHILOSOPHY OF ART|
BRINGING GOD INTO THE PICTURE
“...to us is promised a vision of beauty—the beauty of whose imitation all other things are beautiful, and by comparison with which all other things are unsightly.”
—Augustine, De Ordine, 19.51
Like Plato, St. Augustine (pronounced uh-GUH-stinn) rejects physical, bodily things in favor of metaphysical, spiritual ideals. However, Augustine is also a Christian who relies on scripture to guide his beliefs and behavior. It’s a unique theological challenge for ...