Hans Urs von Balthasar – Beauty is the disinterested one…

Beauty is the disinterested one, without which the ancient world refused to understand itself, a…


“Beauty is the disinterested one, without which the ancient world refused to understand itself, a word which both imperceptibly and yet unmistakably has bid farewell to our new world, a world of interests, leaving it to its own avarice and sadness.”
-Hans Urs von Balthasar

Hans Urs von Balthasar – Our situation today shows that…

Our situation today shows that beauty demands for itself at least as much courage and…


“Our situation today shows that beauty demands for itself at least as much courage and decision as do truth and goodness, and she will not allow herself to be separated and banned from her two sisters without taking them along with herself in an act of mysterious vengeance.”
-Hans Urs von Balthasar