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On the Nature of Beauty - Beauty within the Beast - 016

By Jeff Manildi & Allen O'Brien

The team takes a bit of a break from heavier topics this week to discuss the nature of beauty, and what it means to describe and participate in beauty. The conversation veers philosophical as Jeff, Mona and Allen discuss wonder, love and transformation, and ultimately where God might be in relation to it. They wrap up with a silly game similar to Scattergories, which is much more difficult to play over the air than they imagined.   Host Check-In (00:21) Conversation on Beauty (07:19) Sort of Scattergories (53:54)   RELEVANT LINKS Vincent Van Gogh Visits the Gallery - Doctor Who Series 5 - BBC (YouTube Clip) Teresa de Lauretis, Professor of History of Consciousness at UC Santa Cruz, is quoted in Religion, Art, & Visual Culture: A Cross-Cultural Reader (book) Why Can’t You Remember Being a Baby by Julia Davis (article) In Esther 1:11 the two hebrew words used for beauty are yophiy and towb. Infinite Diversity in Infinite Combinations (image) Up To Speed with Timothy “Speed” Levitch (show)   THANK YOU A big thank you to Mike Golin for our intro and outro music.  Check out his band Soulwise.   WE WANT TO HEAR FROM YOU  Thank you for supporting the podcast!  Your ratings, reviews and feedback are not only encouraging to us personally, but they help others find the show.  If you appreciate the content we provide please rate, review and subscribe to the podcast on iTunes and Stitcher.   Join our conversations on faith and culture by interacting with us through the following links: Read Us on our blog An Irenicon Email Us at Follow Us on Twitter or on Google+ Like Us on Facebook Love Us   You can also send us a Voice Message at

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