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mod. great; excellent. (California.) My boyfriend, he’s, like, so radical!
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He showed the radicalness of jubilee by reference to a foreign woman and a foreign general.
Third, much hostility between ISNA and separate intersex support groups was over the perceived gender radicalness of ISNA, despite the fact mat ISNA repeatedly stated it favored binary sex determination of infants rather than gender neutral rearing.
While warning against a false distinction between a "moderate (genuine) Reformation and a 'radical Reformation'" and reminding readers that the Reformation "in its very nature" was radical, he appears to take great pains to locate this radicalness not in the theology of the Reformation, but primarily in the anticlerical setting in which Reformation ideas were absorbed and put into practice.
radicalness and evangelical radicalness meet and reinforce each
MARK: It doesn't speak to the radicalness of the "breaks.
In a way, it has given me a kind of permission to explore the radicalness of color that happens in the big oil paintings.
Comparing Two Methods of Assessing the Radicalness of an Innovation.
The realist does not want to see things according to a vision of human nature, that is the "alternative [or Marxist] account" and understanding of human beings in general and workers in particular, which lauds them for their inherent and political radicalness (revolutionary potential) and the dignity of their labour.
The parable Jesus tells of the Good Samaritan transcends principles of individual mercy and compassion; it speaks to the radicalness of the redefinition of neighbors (Cha, 2002).
40) I think Bersani here misses the horizonlessness of male dominance in MacKinnon's Signs articles, the critique of consciousness there--in sum the radicalness of the theory (though he may refer to some ameliorative pronouncements in her later, law reform mode).
Some impose themselves for their radicalness, like that offered by Mother Teresa of Calcutta, whom today we add to the ranks of the blessed.
It is true that what often begins for the novice practitioner as a conscious, deliberate effort to "see" through the eyes of the discipline's store of narrative frames--and to see with a radicalness that sets their world apart--often leads with experience, to increasingly automatic habits (what Schon, 1983, called "knowledge-in-action") that resist conscious critical reflection.
One indisputable strength of G&P's work consists of the radicalness and explicitness of their theoretical position.
Radicalness of design * New process fits in with current philosophy and operation.