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Schoonheid als theologisch begrip: Urs von Balthasar

W Stoker
Verbum et Ecclesia | Vol 28, No 2 | a125 | DOI: https://doi.org/10.4102/ve.v28i2.125 | © 2007 W Stoker | This work is licensed under CC Attribution 4.0
Submitted: 18 September 2007 | Published: 17 November 2007

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This article will demonstrate why beauty is an important value for the Christian faith. This is done by investigating how beauty has been developed as a theological concept by Hans Urs von Balthasar and Gerardus van der Leeuw. Beauty is an indispensable value because the holy encompasses the beautiful. Beauty belongs to the joy of shalom, to the joy of


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