Introduction: From Golden Calves to Gold Bling

  title={Introduction: From Golden Calves to Gold Bling},
  author={Vincent Lloyd and Dana Lloyd},
  journal={Soundings: An Interdisciplinary Journal},
  pages={323 - 328}
Beauty appears to be a nice thing, complete with the rather tepid quality that the word nice has come to imply. But beauty is also linked with danger, uncertainly, and powerful passion. The “nice” dimension of beauty is underwhelmingly charismatic: the passionate dimension of beauty suggests charisma. This article looks at its tension between fearfulness and peaceful pleasure through the example of saintly bodies and their tendency both to draw our desire to know them, and thereby ourselves… 
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