beauty……please!

By |2012-07-05T11:23:35+00:00July 3rd, 2012|church life, discipleship, faith|

I saw a blurb in Christianity Today about a new book titled Beauty Will Save the World: Rediscovering the Allure and Mystery of Christianity. To a generation suspicious of truth claims and unconvinced by moral assertions, beauty has a surprising allure. I appreciate the evangelistic impulse behind this idea, and I found that this book offered some good suggestions that point us in the right direction. Zahnd rightly insists that beauty has been manifested most powerfully in the cross of Christ: Every cross adorning a church is in itself a sermon—a sermon proclaiming that if Christ can transform the Roman instrument [...]