In Walter Chatton, the search for simplicity manifests in his criticism of terms that seem to hypostatize
anything other than the Trinitarian persons, in the Praepositian view that the persons are distinct in and of themselves rather than by any property, and in a strictly metaphorical psychological model.
Such ethnography is valuable, of course, but the framework nevertheless serves to hypostatize
the restricted set of muay styles that now constitute Muay Boran and thereby to entrench the 1909 match as indisputable evidence of the primacy of those purported styles.
But the circular frame of the methodology--moving between theology as a reflective praxis and theology as liberating pastoral action--introduces ambiguities in interpretations of poverty that beget two problems: (1) reflection that tends to hypostatize
and reify the category of "the poor" into a meaningless cipher, often invoked to suit ulterior theological agendas; and (2) distortion of the category of "the poor" into an idolatrous figure that loses sight of the divine power sustaining life in the face of desperate poverty.
The borderline between a fragmented present and its dematerialized virtual-reality counterpart is quasi-non-existent, as any attempt to rationally hypostatize
either of them is futile.
Like Okot's later works, McKay's dramatic monologues in dialect resist the tendency of Western ethnography to hypostatize
Instead of answering this, they instead call on realism to hypostatize
itself still further, asking for 'a clear formulation of what realism is and is not'.
He notes: "The worst enemy of clear thinking is the propensity to hypostatize
Not to be confused with Charles Darwin's later notion of "one common ancestor," Goethe's Urpflanze does not hypostatize
a primal organism by drawing an abstract inference on the basis of intermediate forms extracted from the geological record.
The most serious obstacle to a proper understanding of the experience [de la trascendencia, nda], as I have intimated, is the penchant to hypostatize
Religion projects the best possibilities of human activity--labor and productivity, intelligence, imagination, and so on--only to hypostatize
them all into an entity or force that is exterior to human beings.
The doctrine of the six Holy Immortals is fundamental to Zoroaster's teachings, and has far-reaching spiritual and ethical consequences, since these Beings hypostatize
qualities of attributes of Ahura Mazda himself, and can in their turn (if rightly sought and venerated) bestow these upon men.
Nor can content form or coalesce within the modern universal, for to come to the universal from within is never to encompass or be able to hypostatize