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In The Polemics of Possession in Spanish American Narrative, Rolena Adorno offers an in depth appraisal of colonial writings to explain the pervasiveness of these texts in contemporary Latin American literary culture.
On the basis of four cases, part 1 focuses on rhetorical structure, technique, duration, and goals of vernacular religious polemics, plus profiles of the protagonists.
Marrying polemics with funk and reggae rhythms to create a much-mimicked, never duplicated sound, echoes of the Gang of Four can be heard in such bands as Fugazi, R.
His works are analysis, polemics, and criticism all at once.
It is government which must respond to the politics, even the polemics, of the arts (especially the performing arts) and give them the freedom, support and licence to thrive.
Hindu Iconoclasts: Rammohun Roy, Dayananda Saravati, And Nineteenth-Century Polemics Against Idolatry by Noel Salmond (Assistant Professor of Humanities and Religion, Carleton University, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada) is a serious, scholarly study that asks why would nineteenth-century Hindus, who come from an iconic religious tradition, give voice to the types of declarations and invectives one might more readily attribute to Hebrew prophets or Calvinists?
Chapter 1 looks at the background of apologetics-polemics before Eusebius, sketches the context of Caesarea and persecutions, and then treats Porphyry's anti-Christian polemic.
Public pressure, public polemics, demonstrations and controversy" would not help bring about agreement on the eucharist, Cardinal Kasper cautioned at the Kirchentag.
I returned briefly to the polemics against me in the media, and said that I wished to forgive the journalists who had quoted incorrectly from a report of a private meeting, without ever taking the trouble to check back with me.
The defense of Church documentation and approval, along with the polemics against philosophical skepticism, reveal more about Varghese's motivation than what he calls the "noumena" and "phenomena" of Marian apparitions.
I would like to see her explore an Estranged Jewish Reading of the Fourth Gospel and compare it to the polemics of other Jews who find themselves estranged from mainstream Jewish life.
In the case of memoirs, political polemics, and, from any political camp, exposes, these qualities are part of the rawness, interest, and attraction of primary sources.