What It Means to See
  • Christopher A. Dustin
  • Joanna E. Ziegler


In his remarkable book Only the Lover Sings: Art and Contemplation, Josef Pieper laments:

Man’s ability to see is in decline. Those who nowadays concern themselves with culture and education will experience this fact again and again. We do not mean here … the physiological sensitivity of the human eye. We mean the spiritual capacity to perceive the visible reality as it truly is.1


Original Meaning Modern Sense Contemplative Practice Visible Reality Ancient Source 
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© Christopher A. Dustin and Joanna E. Ziegler 2005

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  • Christopher A. Dustin
  • Joanna E. Ziegler

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