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Teaching Drawing

I’ve been teaching art in college for many years now. On the first day of class, I always tell students that the way they learn in an art class is very different from how they …

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It’s the Logos not the Word.

The comment below came across my Twitter and it struck me… but, not in a good way. “The Holy Spirit does not use movies. He uses whatever Scripture is in those movies. The film, itself, …

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Faith on View Turns Ten: Happy Birthday

It is embarrassing to admit but December 23, 2021, completely slipped by me. As I was doing last-minute Christmas shopping for my wife and kids I didn’t even notice that Faith on View should be …

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Faith on View’s Top 10 of 2021

  It is that time of year! Faith on View published 70 essays in 2021. Here are our 10 most popular for your enjoyment. #1 Cruz Reynoso: An Obituary by Rondall Reynoso This summer after a …

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Poll: Is Beauty Objective?

There is massive disagreement about the ontology of beauty. For many today, beauty is merely in the eye of the beholder. For others, beauty is an objective reality. I’ve thought a lot about this over …

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10 Days of Aesthetics: The Sublime (Day 9)

*Read this series from the beginning.*  Kant’s distinctions about the sublime, and, in fact, the two forms of sublime Mathematical and Dynamical, are extremely nuanced and cannot be fully addressed here. But, there are some …

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10 Days of Aesthetics: Disgust (Day 8)

*Read this series from the beginning.*  If ugly is the ontological opposite of pretty then disgust may be the ontological opposite of beauty. Kant closely ties the concepts of disgust and ugly. However, while Kant …

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