credal


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cre·dal

 (krēd′l)
adj.
1. Variant of creedal.
2. Mathematics Of or relating to the determination of expected probability based on incomplete information.
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Adj.1.credal - of or relating to a creed
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Prefaced by the relevant Gospel extracts (in both King James and New Revised Standard versions), each chapter describes and evaluates the imaginative engagement of select artists with the appropriate text, with particular reference to their own social, cultural and credal contexts.
Credal classification rule for uncertain data based on belief functions, Pattern Recognition.
Thackeray at no point denies the scintilla of treacherous Schadenfreude that the aphorist detects in friendship's breast, even though he manages to adduce a slightly more generous corollary, and then works it into toward his credal summation: "we should look at these agreeable and disagreeable qualities of our humanity humbly alike.
Catholics could enjoy religious and cultural freedom to practice within their enclaves, but it was Protestants who asserted the continuity of the social with their credal philosophy.
Now the humanities have become the Ottoman Empire of the academy, a sprawling, incoherent, and steadily declining congeries of disparate communities, each formed around one or another credal principle of ideology and identity, and each with its own complement of local sultans, khedives, and potentates.
At the same time, there is an urgent imperative to state in modern sociological parlance the distinguishing features of Muslim society, with its own distinct worldview, credal postulates, moral choices, and cultural preferences.
As the date of the annum meeting on May 8-9 neared, he informed Pitt, one of his staunchest supporters throughout the process, "I do not know what will be the outcome about the credal [sic] statement.
Their definition of "core doctrine" was "in the sense of being credal.
There are tears in his eyes--not of compassion for the victim, but for his own sacrifice on the altar of alternative sexuality, his own credal disembowlment.
Our way of viewing technology, consequently, should include such multiple aspects as numerical, physical, logical, social, ethical and credal, among many others.
After reading Dollimore, the question is whether this specifically credal solution to the violent dialectic of human being can work--can be translated in any way--in our secular present.
In addition to the credal communities in Ireland publicly defining themselves in opposition to their antagonists, this book provides some illuminating perspectives on internal complexities within the religious communities and ethnicities.