Theology of the Body and Art: The Way of Beauty
January 3 - 8, 2021
Black Rock Retreat Center
Taught by Bill Donaghy
This course invites students to see the created beauty in classical and modern works of art, paintings and sculpture, as well as poetry, music, and cinema as a path leading to the Uncreated Beauty that is God. Opening up St. John Paul II’s Letter to Artists, the Theology of the Body catechesis, the thoughts of Pope Benedict XVI and much more, the heart of this course will be an invitation for students to “walk the Way of Beauty” as a path leading to God, and to see Beauty as a key to evangelizing others into an encounter with God. Dostoyevsky once prophesied that in the end, “Beauty will save the world.” Come and become one who sees!