CWR: Finding the Way of Beauty

Author and artist David Clayton on living the “via pulchritudinis” in our daily lives.

By Carrie Gress, Ph.D.

Art and the beautiful have had a special place in the Catholic Church for centuries, but how many of us really understand what makes something beautiful? This was a problem artist and author David Clayton had, so he went looking for answers. He is now sharing the fruit of that research with the rest of us.

I spoke with Clayton, author of The Way of Beauty and co-author of The Little Oratory: A Beginner’s Guide to Praying In the Home, about his work and a new project he has just undertaken: Pontifex University.

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Posted on July 7, 2016 .