Beauty Will Save the World


If the human being’s need for love, joy and beauty is not satisfied, his ‘spiritual nature’ will decline and atrophy. Tracey Rowland explores the Catholic love of beauty and its fundamental importance to Catholic theology – which stands in contrast to the stark and unsatisfying claims of Jansenism and Calvinist theology.

Professor Tracey Rowland explores the power of beauty, and the way it prevents a ‘pinched’ and lean Catholic spirituality.


This talk is produced by the Dawson Society for Philosophy and Culture of Perth, Western Australia. For more information and for similar lectures, visit the Dawson Society website or the Dawson Society Facebook page.

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