In this episode Jeanne is talking with author, artist, and scholar, Timothy Willard. Chasing beauty is for sure a choice of seeing more than what can appear at the surface. The world has been extra loud and distracting lately. Don’t miss this episode if you want to have eyes open to change how you walk through life with intention and beauty.
Timothy Willard is a writer, theologian, artist, creative consultant, and independent scholar. He has authored four books, including the critically acclaimed Veneer: Living Deeply in a Surface Society.His new book with Zondervan Reflectivewill release on June 21, 2022. Stay tuned for the title announcement!
Podcast 056 | The Beauty Chasers with Timothy Willard
“Our country is kind of falling under this enchantment of sameness and not uniqueness.” 30:12
“People are thirsty for people and contact.” 34:50
“Before the Enlightenment period, you would ask an artist what their aim of their art was they would say beauty, but today they say transgression or self expression. It has shifted, the aim being something outside of ourselves… now has turned into ‘Me.’” 42:57
“It’s not too late. Beauty is there. Wonder is there. Intention is there. Pattern is there. There can be revival in lots of different ways and the only way to revive something is because it actually already once was alive.” 44:47
“Beauty is a reflection of life itself.” 45:50
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