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JP8772/9772 Redeeming Beauty: Approaches to Sacral Aesthetics

This subject will consider beauty and sacrality in Patristic and medieval thought, as well as more recent work on Patristic thought through the work of Bulgakov and Evdokimov. It will also consider the seminal importance of the treatment of beauty by the philosophers Kant and Schiller and Hamann, as well as the literary figure Goethe. Students will be equipped with a body of this knowledge which will enable them to undertake professional work in the field and serve as a basis for further learning.