Author: Laura Smit

A Sense of Sweetness: In Search of a Reformed Theology of Beauty

I am hoping to be on sabbatical in 2022-23, and to that end have been developing a detailed project proposal for the book I want to write about a Reformed theology of beauty. Since I would value input on this plan, I thought it might be helpful to post one iteration of the proposal here. […]

Beauty for Truth’s Sake (Book Review)

“Music, architecture, astronomy, and physics — the physical arts and their applications — demonstrate the fundamental intuition behind the Liberal Arts tradition of education, which is that the world is an ordered whole, a ‘cosmos,’ whose beauty becomes more apparent the more carefully and deeply we study it. By preparing ourselves in this way to […]