Publisher: Liturgical Press (March 1, 1999)
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God's attractiveness is omnipresent, relatively within the Scriptures, within the liturgy, and in human friendship. InEnjoying God's attractiveness, Father Navone discusses how to define God within the great thing about the realm and in all of God's creation.The pleasure of seeing the wonderful thing about God in our lives - the attention of affection" that's Christian religion and "the glance of affection" that's Christian contemplation beholding the cherished in all issues - is on the center of Christian existence. In having fun with God's good looks, Father Navone presents an summary of the Christian event of God's good looks in all things.Enjoying God's good looks specializes in 3 methods to the Christian adventure of good looks. the 1st method of having fun with God's attractiveness follows the idea that anyplace there's Christian existence, there's Christian imaginative and prescient and motion. the second one technique revolves round the Church's Scriptures. Father Navone makes a speciality of the Church's invitation to think about in its scriptural iconography real photographs of God, ourselves, and the realm. The 3rd method comprises our adventure of lifestyles within the Church. Father Navone specializes in the theologies of great thing about Thomas Aquinas and Jonathan Edwards in accordance with their adventure in the group of Christian religion. ultimately, he examines the therapeutic and integrating Spirit of God's love in the Church and the area and the way it invitations mirrored image at the common scope of attractiveness Itself (God).Just as there isn't any pleasure with no love, there isn't any contemplation with no good looks. In having fun with God's attractiveness, Father Navone exhibits that the ability of attractiveness strikes us to gaze with love upon the loved, an act within the Christian religion larger referred to as contemplation.Chapters are "Windows on Beauty," *In a tumbler Darkly, - *Beauty Begets good looks, - *Time to get pleasure from, - *To take pleasure in Is to Glorify, - *The glance of affection, - *The 'Beautiful' Shepherd, - *Scriptural Icons, - *Sight to the Blind, - *Predestined for Glory, - *Edwards and Aquinas, - *Beauty in Liturgy, - and *Radiant Spirit. -John Navone, SJ, is Professor of Theology on the Gregorian college in Rome and on the Gonzaga collage summer season college. He has written 3 different books released through Liturgical Press: towards a Theology of attractiveness, looking God in tale, and Self-Giving and Sharing: The Trinity and Human Fulfillment."