The Catholic Tradition Podcast: 130 – John Paul II’s Retreat for Artists

The Catholic Tradition Podcast: 130 – John Paul II’s Retreat for Artists

Apr 4, 2022 In Holy Week of 1962, Bishop Karol Wojtyla gave a retreat to a group of Polish artists. The textual content of that retreat has now been revealed in English, together with commentary, by the Theology of the Physique Institute, in a e-book titled God Is Magnificence: A Retreat on the Gospel and Artwork.

Apr 4, 2022

In Holy Week of 1962, Bishop Karol Wojtyla gave a retreat to a
group of Polish artists. The textual content of that retreat has now been
revealed in English, together with commentary, by the Theology of the
Physique Institute, in a e-book titled God Is Magnificence: A Retreat
on the Gospel and Artwork
.

Christopher West, president of the TOB Institute, joins Thomas
Mirus to debate the retreat and the way it matches along with St. John
Paul II’s Theology of the Physique. Themes embody:

  • God is Magnificence
  • The Incarnation is ideal Magnificence manifested within the human
    physique
  • The artist is a conduit of magnificence coming from God
  • Artists’ accountability for his or her expertise
  • The sexed physique as an indication of the relationality and fruitfulness
    of the Trinity
  • The hazards of “ethical minimalism”
  • The Crucifixion, the place ethical conscience and wonder meet
  • How Wojtyla’s work builds on, somewhat than replaces, conventional
    theological symbolism

Thomas additionally discusses his expertise of attending the ballet and
how it’s difficult him to see the physique in a brand new approach.

Hyperlinks

Listeners should purchase God Is Beauty paperback on the
TOB Institute retailer for 20% off the duvet worth (no restrict). Use
code: CULTURE

Retailer hyperlink: www.TOBInstitute.shop (the e-book
would be the first merchandise you see on the house web page).

Upcoming retreat weekend, Might 13-15 www.RevealedExperience.com

Episode with ballet dancer Claire Kretzschmar
https://www.catholicculture.org/commentary/109-catholic-in-nyc-ballet-claire-kretzschmar

Dony MacManus https://donymacmanus.com/

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