One weakness in Christian liberation epistemology is a tendency to construct and reify
a duality between those who are preferred by God and those who are not, a duality that makes it difficult, practically speaking, actually to love each person unconditionally in the way that Jesus taught.
So, while they reify
the life of foetuses, the lives of women are not something about which they are concerned.
In a distinctly Lukacsian manner, Said seeks to show the means, the processes, by which Zionism has managed to reify
both Palestine and Palestinians.
Also described were situations where participants employed a discourse of 'manning up' to exert power over others with disregard for potential repercussions and deploy power to affirm and reify
their own hyper-masculine identities.
New Space" tries to reify
transcendent principles in a form-follows-function model, "art, music, and organic growth / nursing the venerable ideal / of spirit lodged within the real.
Was this chapter necessary, since it serves to reify
these misperceptions, whether or not the reader had them to begin with?
Using primarily Wenger, sometimes Lave or de Certeau, the co-authors show how we as a community reify
the everyday and, then projecting our reifications into the world, trip over our "things" as we negotiate and participate on a moment-to-moment basis: "we may order our lives--and our work--around ideas that we would eschew if we were aware of them"(18-19).
This claim seems a cruel indictment of both Hughes and the Migration, even as it seeks to reify
Hughes's reputation as being the poet of the urban black masses.
If you can avoid getting lost in the technicality and get past the tendency to reify
mental disorder (the chapter is built around whether one "'has a mental disorder"), the chapter appeals to the fanatic in logic.
A reading of Piers Plowman discloses how the institutionalization of Franciscan ideals tended to reify
the sign of absolute poverty, which in turn tended, socially, to nullify the virtue of such poverty.
God is Red is a call to members of indigenous nations to reify
their traditions and traditional beliefs.
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