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By Mark C. Mattes

Many modern theologians search to retrieve the idea that of good looks as a fashion for individuals to come across God. This groundbreaking booklet argues that whereas Martin Luther's view of attractiveness has usually been neglected or underappreciated, it has a lot to give a contribution to that quest. Mark Mattes, one among contemporary top Lutheran theologians, analyzes Luther's theological aesthetics and discusses its implications for track, paintings, and the contemplative existence. Mattes exhibits that for Luther, the go is the lens in which the great thing about God is refracted into the world.

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