Volume 6, Number 2, Spring 2016

Table of Contents

Introduction to The Power of Beauty

pp. 3-9
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“Grace That Shimmers on the Surface of Beauty”: Beyond Platonic-Aristotelian Form, a Stoic Vision of Primary Causality

pp. 10-25
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Beauty and Motivation in Aristotle

pp. 26-43
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The Metaphysics of Moral Values and Moral Beauty

pp. 44-61
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Beauty as Anomaly: Why Does the Bush Not Burn Up?

pp. 62-76
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The Beauty that Pierces the Heart: Joseph Ratzinger’s Christological Understanding of Beauty

pp. 77-93
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Beauty and Hermeneutic Identity in Consecrated Life: Gadamer and the “Icon of the Transfigured Christ”

pp. 94-107
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Dietrich von Hildebrand as Ambassador to the East: A Philokalic Reading of His Writings on Beauty

pp. 108-119
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The Beauty of Marital Love in the Thought of Saint John Paul II

pp. 120-131
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Beauty, the Person, and Disability: Understanding (and Defending) the Intrinsic Beauty and Value of the Person with Disabilities

pp. 132-149
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Beauty and Desecration

pp. 150-163
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