Divine Beauty: The Invisible Embrace

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Bantam Press, 2003 - Aesthetics - 259 pages
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John O'Donoghue turns his attention to the subject of beauty - the divine beauty that calls forth the imagination and all that is noble in the human heart and soul. As he explores the post-modern world's spiritual hunger, he focuses on the Celtic tradition, on nature, language and art, to lead us to a greater understanding of how true beauty is an ancient and continuous presence among us - and how, when awakened, can inspire us to new passions and heights of creativity.

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Contents

Introduction
1
The Call of Beauty
11
Where Does Beauty Dwell?
32
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John O'Donohue was awarded a Ph.D. in philosophical theology from the University of Tubingen in 1990. He is the author of several works, including a book on the philosophy of Hegel, "Person als Vermittlung"; two collections of poetry, "Echoes of Memory" and "Conamara Blues"; and two international bestsellers, "Anam Cara" and "Eternal Echoes". He lectures and holds workshops in Europe and America, and is currently researching a book on the philosophical mysticism of Meister Eckhart. He lives in Ireland.

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