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The Power of Beauty
A Feature Review of

Called to Attraction:
An Introduction to the Theology of Beauty
Brendan Thomas Sammon

Paperback: Cascade Books, 2017
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Reviewed by Julie Sumner

It was around noon when I walked out of my house one day in August, as the air cooled and the light took on a silvered quality. I joined my neighbor and her parents to watch the moon eclipse the sun. My husband, who rarely stops for lunch, joined his co-workers, walked out on a sidewalk downtown, and stared upward at the darkening sky. We, and eighty-eight million other Americans, all stopped what we were doing to watch a solar eclipse. We all stopped for the simple reason that the eclipse was beautiful, and because it was beautiful, we wanted all of our friends to see it, too.

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