endeavors to find new ontological insights of perduring
value in the diverse and passing movements of Western culture.
The hypothesis involves the claim that the experience of change involves the representation of something enduring, rather than perduring
, through any change.
question of the Scriptures (above all, in exilic Isaiah) is thereby answered: Does God have both the power and the will to deliver us?
Simplistically depicted as a struggle of true-believing Orthodoxy over a bewildering assortment of heresies unhelpfully labeled "gnosticism," the history of the early church, as it is most commonly written, bears the perduring
stain of mimetic rivalry.
The problem is that slavery is not simply an idea, a cognitive entity; it appears to rest on deep and, unfortunately for us, perduring
emotional and psychological energies and mechanisms, potent forces that allow or even insist on the separation of Us from Them.
Next, she reviews the attitudes and principles of dialogue required for this task, assessing candidly both the proved results and perduring
obstacles of these well-known factors.
Their purpose, as the author unravels it, was dual: first, to protest injustice, just as male protesters did; and second, to protest their perduring
condition of subordination.
objects are not the subjects of genuine change.(11)
To be fair, Emmet has another argument against perduring
persons which turns on our sense of personal responsibility (p.
The reasons for this failure include lack of courage on the part of church leaders, perduring
rivalries or still latent prejudices among some, and failures to communicate with the faithful at large.
There is a general form of an argument which Miller calls the "argument from vagueness" which attempts to show that objects persist by perduring
, via the claim that vagueness is never ontological in nature and thus that composition is unrestricted.
Further, learning to theologize in conversation with the poor is itself creative -- the back and forth reveals added layers of meaning about God and humankind, even as it affirms the perduring
mystery of God.