My Quest for Beauty
In this elegant and revealing aesthetic memoir, noted psychologist Rollo May describes his own discovery of the "redemptive power of beauty" and explains why we must understand and value beauty if we are to revitalize the human world. Drawings and 16 full-color paintings.
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ONE Poppies in Greece
TWO Beauty Has Kept Me Alive
THREE Visit to the Holy Mountain
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