‘Beauty within Himself’ Up to the 18th century, theologians regularly considered the concept of beauty to be central to any discussion of God. Rear View Mirror Professor Michael Haykin Jonathan Edwards 1703 –1758 As these theologians read the Bible, especially the Hebrew Scriptures, they were struck by various places where God is described as beautiful. subscribe now Join today to gain access to the rest of this article and many others. more info login If you are already a subscriber, log in to continue. log in access code If you have an access code, enter it here: Go free trial Get free access for 14 days: Sign up Click here to find out how we take care of your personal data.