When did I absorb the belief that being feminine means being shallow?
October 28, 2013
Facing dueling pressures, many women of faith remain insecure over their appearance.
October 10, 2013
Muralist Dave Young Kim says his art is ultimately his city's, not his own.
August 19, 2013
Reclaiming the natural beauty of delivery room pics.
April 12, 2013
She helped us see art and beauty's place in Christian life.
April 1, 2013
Literature that reveals what art and beauty ought to be.
March 27, 2013
Riet Schumack is growing more than flowers among her Brightmoor neighbors.
February 8, 2013
She's pretty, privileged, and not afraid to admit it.
January 29, 2013
With a few caveats.
January 14, 2013
Even though we know we can't usher in God's kingdom, we're still called to establish order, beauty, and abundance in this life.
October 9, 2012
Celebrating those 'bursts of beauty that defy the mundane.'
July 10, 2012
A fashion photographer can see the beauty of a girl with albinism. Can the church?
June 18, 2012
How 'old is cold' stifles true beauty.
March 26, 2012
Rediscovering the allure and mystery of Christianity.
February 27, 2012
Attempts to undo my wiry hairdo had grown to idolatrous proportions - and taken up three whole months of my life.
August 30, 2011
Searching for Beauty amid Hollywood's beautiful people.
July 25, 2011
A controversial Psychology Today article arguing that black women are less attractive than others got me thinking about real beauty.
June 24, 2011
Understanding the parareligion of celebrity culture. A review of 'Gods Behaving Badly.'
April 20, 2011
As the West exports its fat stigma to developing countries, the church might export its welcome embrace to those on all ends of the body mass index.
April 14, 2011
Why going out in public without mascara and blush is an act of Christian discipleship (for me, anyway).
February 8, 2011
Do modern-day pageants ask young evangelical women to compromise their values an itsy-bitsy teeny-weeny too much?
January 20, 2011
That's not just a silly promise of our culture.
December 30, 2010
Exercise, technology, and diet help us live longer than ever. Should those who look to eternal life care?
December 30, 2010
A physicist and a philosopher envision God's design in the beautiful equations of string theory.
December 29, 2010
Cape Cod's newly completed Church of the Transfiguration embodies the belief that beauty can nurture our communion with God.
October 20, 2010
What a graying supermodel can teach Jesus' female followers.
August 18, 2010
In 'Unsqueezed', Margot Starbuck explores what shopping and eating to the glory of God looks like.
July 2, 2010
The backlash to Rima Fakih's win suggests mainstream America still wants their national beauties to be Christian.
May 26, 2010
W. David O. Taylor grounds his aesthetic passion in the local church.
May 18, 2010
Physically disabled photographers surprising work reveals to viewer their own limitations.
April 16, 2010
Christians can't dismiss such surgery until they seriously consider our God-given desire for beauty.
April 7, 2010
Even more importantly: Why do you want to know?
March 16, 2010
Most of the personal care products you use every day are damaging your health, argues Samuel Epstein in 'Toxic Beauty'.
March 1, 2010
When it comes to female athletes, why does the media have a one-track mind?
February 12, 2010
How our cultural fear of aging and dying is giving some terrorists a financial boost.
February 9, 2010
Theology in color, motion, and sensory detail. A review of N.D. Wilson's Notes from the Tilt-a-Whirl
September 15, 2009
Cambodia's government says the contest makes fun of the disabled. The founder says he's only trying to humanize them.
August 11, 2009
Opening our blinds to the prevailing wonder of creation.
July 6, 2009
Cosmetic surgery may be one more manifestation of Paul's warning about self-improvement.
June 2, 2009