*Read this series from the beginning.*  Continuum Theory Diagram of Axis Theory For most people today there is a continuum of aesthetic ranking. Thomas Leddy addresses this paradigm in his work on Everyday Aesthetics.[1] There are many terms that can fit along this continuum but my focus will remain on

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One of the unfortunate consequences of growing up as a small, skinny kid with little to no athletic talents, is that I was always picked last when participating in playground games. This happened enough that eventually, I stopped wanting to participate in the games because of the shame of not

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I have enjoyed using this website as a place to think through aesthetic ideas. I am in the process of developing a systematic theory on philosophical aesthetics. I began talking about these ideas here with the posts On The Beautiful, The Sublime, The Pretty, and the Ugly & Distinguishing between the Pretty and

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So why is it so hard to make a good Jesus movie? After all, the story of Jesus is the greatest story over told. Why is it so hard to make a good story out of the greatest story? The problem is artistic. The way one artistic medium works does

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My childhood home.   Let’s face it, it is absolutely impossible for us to understand an eternal transcendent God and his domain. It is far beyond our comprehension. So, we often use metaphor to make the incomprehensible accessible to us. Jesus did this exact thing when in John 14:2 he

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“Nature and Nature’s laws lay hid in night: God said, Let Newton be! And all was light.” Alexander Pope’s epitaph for the renowned English philosopher and mathematician did not make it to his tomb in Westminster Abbey. Maybe the powers that be considered it too grandiose a claim that any

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The last part of my Philosophy for Theology project was to discuss my own academic interests. This will certainly give readers a better understanding of what my scholarly agenda is. Rondall Reynoso A Scholar of Art & Religion My area of academic interest is the relationship of religion with modern

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Faith on View is honored to be selected as one of eight finalists for the Infinity Blog Awards. Earlier this year there were rounds of public voting and private adjudication that resulted in our receiving this honor. The final award will be given in late August. It is nice to have

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The piece below is an expository piece that was written for my Philosophy for Theology class several years back as part of my Ph.D. work. It is actually an expansion of an older post on this site. This intersection of art and faith is at the heart of who I

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