Beauty Is Your Destiny: How the Promise of Splendor Changes Everything  

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Beauty Is Your Destiny: How the Promise of Splendor Changes Everything*

By: Philip Graham Ryken 

Crossway, 2023 

200 pages 

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The world is full of many beautiful things, but many have been turned into ugly distortions. In this book Philip Ryken (President Wheaton College) provides readers with an introduction to the theology and practice of beauty, striving to awaken a longing for beauty that he says can only be satisfied in the face of Jesus Christ. Ryken considers key topics on Christian thought―including the Trinity, the incarnation, sexuality, and racial diversity―through the lens of beauty, showing how beauty illuminates each of these biblical principles in our world today.  

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