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Idolatry is an ever-present concern in theological representation, to say nothing of Christian life, because it moves in the same trajectory as authentic sacramentality, appealing to the same finitude of being as a communication of the divine, but now in a way that limits the divine to the given and circumscribable.
The extent to which educational things are addressed as tools they deflect analysis because they remain simple, circumscribable objects.
As noted below, however, the opinion may be circumscribed, or circumscribable, by the particular aspects of tribal claims to submerged lands, which, because of the special status of submerged lands and features of federal Indian law, may involve greater potential limitation of the state's exercise of regulatory powers than other property disputes do.