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Yet their relevance reemerges when McGrath suggests that the key to ecumenical rapprochement is the recognition that certain doctrines have functioned historically as "social demarcators between ecclesial traditions" (p.
If "culture" and its contents are understood to be socially constructed demarcators, then not only "cultured" minorities, but the "culture-free" majority must be understood as an inconstant identity which is constructed rather than found.
One result of the importance of timbre for Varese is that the lowest and highest pitches of timbral groupings can serve, in the spatial sense, as demarcators" (46).