mainstream, where New Atheists mirror creationists, instead of subtle liberal theologians; for, deeper than the vulgarity of popular religious discourse is the irrelevancy
today of theology in elite intellectual settings (pp.
The church continues to fuel the fires of homophobia and heterosexism and risks irrelevancy
unless leaders like Sojourners can break their silence, step out of complacency, and speak out for change.
Among Segal's claims and targets: dwindling ballet audiences; a repertoire "that's decaying"; the infantilization of ballet dancers; ballets that traffic in archaic stereotypes; classics that are inauthentic for today's audiences; an art form that values "prettiness" over beauty and depth; and ballet's irrelevancy
to today's world.
Not surprisingly he was denounced as a heretic and today is regarded by some as an irrelevancy
in the history of science.
Sherwood debated the cultural merits of the latest photoplays--to today's pallid practitioners, who far too often vie with bloggers for irrelevancy
and blurb supremacy.
Meanwhile the system reduces the less-populous states to a helpless irrelevancy
. While professing "every vote equal," the system for choosing presidential electors could result in a member state selecting electors pledged to a presidential candidate who had lost the election in that state.
Whatever the subject, there is always an SIF lurking in the background with a pointless irrelevancy
that nobody could possibly believe but themselves.
Those of us who create theatre that needs explaining are doomed to irrelevancy
Interweaving stories from his childhood as a herdboy in Transkei; his education; and work as a professor, tax collector, assessor, prosecutor, and magistrate, Ndima offer insights into the relevancy and irrelevancy
of principles and procedures of official Roman-Dutch law in the lives and sense of justice of indigenous peoples.
The evolution of that lawsuit--and its ultimate irrelevancy
to cleaning up Bowen--provides a cautionary reminder that the old environmental playbook needs a rewrite.
Ross, 1989, "Information and Volatility--The No-Arbitrage Martingale Approach to Timing and Resolution Irrelevancy
", Journal of Finance, 44:1-17