Beauty is a window through which we see God. It glorifies him, attests to him, and reveals something of his nature. It draws us to him, just as it teaches us about him.
That’s one of the reasons why those who love God have always sought not just to see him in the beauty of his creation, but also to imitate and glorify him through creating beautiful works with their own hands. That was true for Michelangelo 500 years ago, and it’s true for Catholic media makers today. Or at least it should be.
Recently, Our Sunday Visitor spoke with Dominican Father Peter Cameron, the editor of Magnificat and the founder of the Blackfriars Repertory Theatre, about the nature of beauty and its power to move the human soul. more