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  • The nasty field that dissolved any type of biological entity was one of the government's latest controversial creations.

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  • As a religious teacher, literary critic, historian and jurist, Mr Harrison took a prominent part in the life of his time, and his writings, though often violently controversial on political and social subjects, and in their judgment and historical perspective characterized by a modern Radical point of view, are those of an accomplished scholar, and of one whose wide knowledge of literature was combined with independence of thought and admirable vigour of style.

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  • There grew up a mass of controversial matter which it is amusing to read now.

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  • In the midst of his scholastic and controversial activities Lanfranc became a political force.

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  • The Lollards, for instance, did not hesitate to introduce into certain copies of the pious and orthodox Commentary on the Psalms by the hermit of Hampole interpolations of their own of the most virulently controversial kind (MSS.

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  • (1903) of HauckHerzog's Realencyklopadie where the following classification is adopted: (a) exegetical, (b) scholia on the Fathers, (c) dogmatic and controversial, (d) ethical and ascetic, (e) miscellaneous.

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  • (1903) of HauckHerzog's Realencyklopadie where the following classification is adopted: (a) exegetical, (b) scholia on the Fathers, (c) dogmatic and controversial, (d) ethical and ascetic, (e) miscellaneous.

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  • After working as a vine-dresser and then as a goldsmith he became a travelling doctor, and displayed great skill in disputations on medical subjects; but his controversial power soon found a wider field for its exercise in the great theological question of the time.

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  • Exclusive of his controversial writings, he left behind him a very voluminous series of practical evangelical books, which have long remained the fireside favourites of the peasantry of French Protestantism.

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  • Because Cade was so reclusive and entertained controversial ideas, he was a target for that kind of gossip.

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  • Quenstedt (c. 1685) and others - in a controversial interest, to blacken the Calvinists still more - distinguished which articles were " fundamental."

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  • In Germany the new system called forth, a little later, no less enthusiasm and controversial heat.

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  • In 1614, at the instance of the Arminian party, an edict was passed by the states-general, in which toleration of the opinions of both parties was declared and further controversy forbidden; but this act only served, by rousing the jealousy of the Calvinists, to fan the controversial flame into greater fury.

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  • There is a considerable controversial literature concerning the Mecklenburg Declaration of Independence; W.

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  • I know this is a controversial forecast, and to many people a very depressing one, but I think it is both inevitable and good.

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  • Autograph copies of his work De Ecclesia and of the controversial tracts which he had written against Paletz and Stanislaus of Znaim having been acknowledged by him, the extracted propositions on which the prosecution based their charge of heresy were read; but as soon as the accused began to enter upon his defence, he.

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  • 3, 4), "Polycarp does not appear to have possessed qualifications for successfully conducting a controversial discussion with erroneous teachers ...

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  • The controversy his intolerance provoked was closed by Augustine's controversial treatise De Baptismo, in which the validity of baptism administered by heretics is based on the objectivity of the sacrament.

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  • Presently, labeling of GMO content isn't a requirement—and since labeling is a complex and controversial issue that has no bearing on my thesis, I will pass it by.

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  • As his quotations from Scripture appear to be made from the Peshitta, he probably wrote the homilies before he embarked upon the Philoxenian version.2 Philoxenus wrote also many controversial 'works and some liturgical pieces.

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  • Between 1562 and 1567 he published many controversial tracts, especially against the Lutheran, Martin Chemnitz.

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  • This was supplemented in r8 55 by the controversial Menschenseele and Physiologie.

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  • In Bagdad he stayed several years, studying the Koran and other works of Moslem theology, for controversial purposes, arguing with Nestorian Christians, and writing.

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  • Various summaries, controversial articles, &c., formerly quoted, are now superseded by recent discoveries.

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  • Arminius's works are mostly occasional treatises drawn from him by controversial emergencies, but they everywhere exhibit a calm, well-furnished, undogmatic and progressive mind.

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  • His controversial writings have not received due recognition, partly because they were opposed to the drift of his times, partly because of his success in other fields.

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  • Some of these bring the poet before us as either corresponding with, or engaged in controversial conversation with, his great friend.

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  • 1648) wrote his Beth Yehudah, and probably Qol Sakhal, against traditionalism, besides many controversial works and commentaries.

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  • Osiander, besides a number of controversial writings, published a corrected edition of the Vulgate, with notes, in 1522, and a Harmony of the Gospels - the first work of its kind - in 1537.

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  • For all this, manuscripts of Purvey's Revision were copied and re-copied during this century, the text itself being evidently approved by the ecclesiastical authorities, when in the hands of the right people and if unaccompanied by controversial matter.

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  • Isho`yabh III., Nestorian catholicus from 647 to 657/8, wrote controversial tracts, religious discourses and liturgical works.

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  • The first of his controversial works was Three Letters to the Bishop of Bangor (1717), which were considered by friend and foe alike as one of the most powerful contributions to the Bangorian controversy on the high church side.

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  • A friendly letter from Alcuin, and a controversial pamphlet, to which Felix replied, were followed by the sending of several commissions of clergy to Spain to endeavour to put down the heresy.

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  • Besides being a busy natural philosopher, Boyle devoted much time to theology, showing a very decided leaning to the practical side and an indifference to controversial polemics.

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  • In spite of the vast increase in national wealth, it was found a matter of increasing difficulty to meet a comparatively slight strain without recourse to measures of a highly controversial character; and the search for new sources of revenue (as in 1909) at once raised, in an acute form, questions of national commercial policy and the relations between the United Kingdom and the colonies.

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  • The public interest in the ex-Speaker's later life centred entirely in his somewhat controversial connexion with the drink traffic. A royal commission was appointed in April 1896 to inquire into the operation and administration of the licensing laws, and Viscount Peel was appointed chairman.

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  • His publications, though always of the most thorough and scholarly character, were to a large extent dispersed in the pages of reviews, dictionaries, concordances, texts edited by others, Unitarian controversial treatises, &c.; but he took a more conspicuous and more personal part in the preparation (with the Baptist scholar, Horatio B.

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  • But the materials for his biography are so controversial and so personal - his own Confessions and the memoirs of associates whose accuracy and honesty are disputed - that the correct historical view can hardly be said yet to be standardized.

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  • Father Fitzherbert, who is described as "a person of excellent parts, a notable politician, and of graceful behaviour and generous spirit," wrote many controversial works, a list of which is given in the article on him by Mr Thompson Cooper in the Dictionary of National Biography, together with authorities for his life.

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  • Bishop Challoner was the author of numerous controversial and devotional works, which have been frequently reprinted and translated into various languages.

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  • But it must remain possible that contact with new scenes and persons, and especially such controversial necessities as are exemplified in Colossians, stimulated Paul to work out more fully, under the influence of Alexandrian categories, lines of thought of which the germs and origins must be admitted to have been present in earlier epistles.

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  • His writings, which are chiefly theological and controversial, are largely formed of charges to his clergy, and sermons on different topics; but, though valuable and full of thought, they lose some of their force by the cumbrous German structure of the sentences, and by certain orthographical peculiarities in which the author indulged.

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  • It was first taught, in the interests of the "monarchia" of God, by Praxeas, a confessor from Asia Minor, in Rome about 190, and was opposed by Tertullian in his wellknown controversial tract.

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  • It was first taught, in the interests of the "monarchia" of God, by Praxeas, a confessor from Asia Minor, in Rome about 190, and was opposed by Tertullian in his wellknown controversial tract.

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  • Then followed in rapid succession the Twenty-seven Sermons (1651), "for the summer half-year," and the Twenty-five (1653), "for the winter half-year," The Rule and Exercises of Holy Living (1650), The Rule and Exercises of Holy Dying (1651), a controversial treatise on The Real Presence..

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  • Then followed in rapid succession the Twenty-seven Sermons (1651), "for the summer half-year," and the Twenty-five (1653), "for the winter half-year," The Rule and Exercises of Holy Living (1650), The Rule and Exercises of Holy Dying (1651), a controversial treatise on The Real Presence..

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  • The Heidelberg Catechism, set forth by order of the elector, is perhaps the most widely accepted symbol of the Calvinistic faith, and is noteworthy for its emphasis on the less controversial aspects of the Genevan theology.

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  • Recent investigations have recalled attention to the work of Lowthian Green, but the question is still in the controversial stage.'

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  • The most important of the essays have been collected under the title Historische and politische Aufscitze (4 vols., Leipzig, 1896); a selection from his more controversial writings was made under the title Zehn Jahre deutscher Kampfe; in 1896 a new volume appeared, called Deutsche Kampfe, neue Folge.

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  • As the and century wears on, we come to controversial or philosophical works by Agrippa, Castor, Quadratus, Aristides.

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  • Among the Protestants who exerted themselves in theological and controversial writings were Nemeti, Alvinczy, Alexander Felvinczy, Martonfalvi and Melotai, who was attached to the court of Bethlen Gabor.

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  • c. 550-570) who translated into Syriac some of the writings of Cyril, and Peter of Callinicus, Jacobite patriarch of Antioch 578-591, who wrote a huge controversial treatise in 4 books, each of 25 chapters, against Damian, patriarch of Alexandria, as well as other less important works.

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  • One of his latest public acts was a proposal laid before parliament for improving the revenues of the church, and a project for a college of controversial divinity at Chelsea.

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  • He also wrote in prison many short pamphlets, chiefly controversial, published a curious work on the famous storm of the 26th of November 1703, and started in February 1704 perhaps the most remarkable of all his projects, The Review.

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  • Of a controversial character are the Confessio Catholica, (1633-1637), an extensive work which seeks to prove the evangelical and catholic character of the doctrine of the Augsburg Confession from the writings of approved Roman Catholic authors; and the Loci communes theologici (1610-1622), his principal contribution.

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  • Maine was generally averse from controversy, but showed on this occasion that it was not for want of controversial power.

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  • The book was deliberately unpopular in tone; it excited much controversial comment and some serious and useful discussion.

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  • The opposition, as might be expected, came from the side of the Jews, and was due partly to the controversial use which was made of the version by the S Christians, but chiefly to the fact that it was not suffi- ciently in agreement with the standard Hebrew text estab.- lished by Rabbi Aqiba and his school.

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  • The annual reports, of which he was the chief author, became controversial pamphlets; he published bold replies to criticisms upon the work of the Commission; he explained its purposes to newspaper correspondents; when Congress refused to appropriate the amount which he believed essential for the work, he made the necessary economies by abandoning examinations of candidates for the Civil Service in those districts whose representatives in Congress had voted to reduce the appropriation, thus very shrewdly bringing their adverse vote into disfavour among their own constituents; and during the six years of his commissionership more than twenty thousand positions for government employes were taken out of the realm of merely political appointment and added to the classified service to be obtained and retained for merit only.

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  • He also dealt with the condemnation of Pope Honorius, carried on a controversial correspondence with John Stuart Mill, and took a leading part in the discussions of the Metaphysical Society, founded by Mr James Knowles, of which Tennyson, Huxley and Martineau were also prominent members.

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  • In 1530, however, the whole of the Pentateuch was printed in Marburg by Hans Luft; it is provided with prefaces and marginal annotations of a strongly controversial character.

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  • But be this as it may, he had no sooner adopted his new creed than he resolved to profess it; " a momentary glow of enthusiasm " had raised him above all temporal considerations, and accordingly, on June 8, 1753, he records that having " privately abjured the heresies" of his childhood before a Catholic priest of the name of Baker, a Jesuit, in London, he announced the same to his father in an elaborate controversial epistle which his spiritual adviser much approved, and which he himself afterwards described to Lord Sheffield as having been " written with all the pomp, the dignity, and self-satisfaction of a martyr."

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  • The controversial introduction is later than the Crusades; but the rituals, as far as Regarding Paulician beliefs we have little except hostile evidence, which needs sifting.

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  • Besides being the author of several controversial works, Martini drew up a Dictionary of Ancient Musical Terms, which appeared in the second volume of G.

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  • C. 26, &c.), and although the text of their Biblical versions was faithful and true, the General Prologue of the Later Version was interlarded with controversial matter.

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  • His next period was stormy and controversial.

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  • The whole argument of some of the controversial writings of the time, such as Bishop Cooper on Private Mass, depends upon that fact; and when Cardinal du Perron alleged against the English Church the lack of the reserved Eucharist, Bishop Andrewes replied, not that the fact was otherwise, but that reservation was unnecessary in view of the English form for the Communion of the Sick: " So that reservation needeth not; the intent is had without it" (Answers to Cardinal Perron, &'c., p. 19, Library of AngloCatholic Theology).

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  • i.-iii.), and also in the controversial writings of Titus of Bostra (6th century), IIpen Mavc X aiovs (ed.

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  • The latest extant works of Tertullian (all after 217) are his controversial writings against the laxity of the Catholics, full of the bitterest attacks, especially upon Calixtus, the bishop of Rome; these are De monogamic, De jejunio, De pudicitia, and De ecstasi Libri VII.

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  • The controversial literature connected with this latest schism is abundant, not only in Persian, but in English, for since 1900 many Americans have adopted the religion of Baha.

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  • His controversial writings are vigorous if prolix and his theological essays have little merit.

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  • His first appearance before a wider public was in 1799, when he published against the Italian Jansenists a controversial work entitled Il Trionfo della Santa Sede, which, besides passing through several editions in Italy, has been translated into several European languages.

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  • Cardinal Newman's celebrated Arians of the Fourth Century is interesting more from the controversial than from the historical point of view.

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  • Malebranche was from that hour consecrated to philosophy, and after ten years' study of the works of Descartes he produced the famous De la recherche de la verite, followed at intervals by other works, both speculative and controversial.

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  • He took a keen interest in the secular quarrels of the Canterbury monks with their archbishops, and his earliest literary efforts were controversial tracts upon this subject.

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  • He obtained a high reputation, but his work was impaired by his controversial temper, which frequently developed into an irritated f anaticism, though he was always entirely sincere.

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  • He wrote a great number of controversial works.

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  • HENRY DODWELL (1641-1711), scholar, theologian and controversial writer, was born at Dublin in October, 1641.

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  • As regards now the endemic element as a whole, the question as to the time and place of its origin is of a highly complicated and controversial nature.

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  • Over and above the numerous editions, there is a bulky literature of an explanatory and controversial character, for which the world is indebted to Paracelsus's followers and enemies.

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  • Drelincourt's controversial works were numerous.

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  • Isaac Barrow said that "his practical writings were never minded, and his controversial ones seldom confuted," and John Wilkins, bishop of Chester, asserted that "if he had lived in the primitive time he had been one of the fathers of the church."

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  • His Collected Works, edited for the Parker Society by John Ayre (3 vols.,Cambridge, 1851-1853), include, besides the controversial tracts already alluded to, two sermons published during his lifetime, a selection from his letters to Cecil and others, and some portions of his unpublished MSS.

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  • Tillotson employed his controversial weapons with some skill against atheism and popery.

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  • Obtaining also a copy of the work as it had been printed before Hobbes had any doubt of the validity of his solutions, Wallis was able to track his whole course front the time of Ward's provocation - his passage from exultation to doubt, from doubt to confessed impotence, yet still without abandoning the old assumption of confident strength; and all his turnings and windings were now laid bare in one of the most trenchant pieces of controversial writing ever penned.

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  • After a time Hobbes took heart again and began a third period of controversial activity, which did not end, on his side, till his ninetieth year.

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  • All these controversial writings on mathematics and physics represent but one half of his activity after the age of p y g Years.

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  • In three years the many controversial questions were discussed and settled, and in October 1648 the treaty of Westphalia was signed and the Thirty Years War was at an end.

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  • (4) Controversial writings or treatises written to attack or defend a given position, largely the product of the Reformation period.

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  • Of course an administration of this kind could not take a definite line on any controversial question, but during 1894 they carried through the commercial treaty with Russia and the laws for the continuance of the currency reform.

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  • He was eloquent (hence his nickname "the Siren") but controversial in tone.

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  • His chief passion, after that for his own fame and glory, seems to have been for theology and religion; it was in this field that his literary powers exerted themselves (for he wrote controversial treatises and hymns), and his taste also, for among his numerous buildings the churches are those on which he spent most thought and money.

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  • (3) Matters of controversial or political interest must be excluded.

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  • There is already a large controversial literature in the philosophic journals, and two critical works appeared in 1909: J.

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  • Controversial writings also passed between him and Bucer, with whom he had several interviews in Germany, when he was there as Henry VIII.'s ambassador.

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  • His writings are largely controversial, though without being bitter, and are in great part levelled against the Roman Catholic Church.

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  • Both will be found, together with some controversial writings and his biography by his pupil Ignatius, also patriarch of Constantinople, in J.

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  • Aristotelianism approved itself as the controversial instrument, and in due course held the field alone.

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  • It is to the schoolmen of the two centuries preceding the Turkish capture of Constantinople that the controversial refinements usually associated with the name of Scholasticism are attributable.

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  • ( 1674-1684 ), consist for the most part of controversial sermons and tracts.

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  • He was invited by the Jansenist clergy to Holland, where he wrote another controversial work against the Protestants: Defense de l'Eglise Romain contre la calomnie des Protestants (Cologne, 1688-1691).

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  • Since Kant the two phrases have become purely adjectival (instead of adverbial) with a technical controversial sense, closely allied to the Aristotelian, in relation to knowledge and judgments generally.

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  • Even greater was the support it received later on from the Puranas, a class of poetical works of a partly legendary, partly discursive and controversial character, mainly composed in the interest of special deities, of which eighteen principal (maha-purana) and as many secondary ones (upa-purana) are recognized, the oldest of which may go back to about the 4th century of our era.

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  • The working of the system in modern times is perhaps too controversial a question to be discussed here; but one or two points may be noted on which all fairly well informed writers would probably agree.

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  • The main authority for Spinoza's life is the sketch published in 1705, in Dutch, with a controversial sermon against Spinozism, by Johannes Colerus.

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  • He was a scholar, a preacher, and a man of affairs, temperamentally quiet and dignified; and his administration differed radically from that of Archbishop Hughes; he was conciliatory rather than polemic and controversial, and not only built up the Roman Catholic Church materially, but greatly changed the tone of public opinion in his diocese toward the Church.

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  • The doctrines of Marcion and the history of his churches from the and to the 7th century are known to us from the controversial works of the Catholic fathers.

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  • His controversial ardour was, indeed, somewhat damped by Luther's refusal to answer his arguments, and with a view to earning fresh laurels he turned his attention to Switzerland and the Zwinglians.

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  • Among his controversial pamphlets are: A Defence of Catholic Principles (1816), Letter to a Protestant Friend on the Holy Scriptures (1820), Appeal to the Protestant Public (1834), and Six Letters of Advice (1834), in reply to attacks on the Catholic Church by a Presbyterian synod.

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  • In 1826 he became professor extraordinarius in theology; and in July 1827 appeared, under his editorship, the Evangelische Kirchenzeitung, a strictly orthodox journal, which in his hands acquired an almost unique reputation as a controversial organ.

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  • Unfortunately in consequence of the systematic destruction of all Bohemian writings which took place through the agency of the Jesuits, after the battle of the White Hill (1620), a large part of this controversial literature has perished.

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  • Steinmetz (ibid., 1908, 177 f.); and Schmiedel in Hibbert Journal (1903), pp. 537 f heart of the gospel with all his heart, and while a certain controversial' element inevitably enters into his expositionsince he is writing with his eye on the Roman Church-any such considerations are quite subordinate to his dominating aim.

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  • He protests against its use for controversial pamphlets which distort the truth.

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  • There for ten years he acted as professor of Arabic and philosophy, and composed many controversial treatises.

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  • In 1609 Donne was engaged in composing his great controversial prose treatise, the Pseudo-Martyr, printed in 1610; this was an attempt to convince Roman Catholics in England that they might, without any inconsistency, take the oath of allegiance to James I.

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  • All his treatises are occasional pieces, born of controversy and intended for controversial ends.

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  • laxer in accepting and stating his ethical first principles; chiefly owing to the new antithesis to the view of Shaftesbury and Hutcheson by which his controversial position is complicated.

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  • He proved a diligent student, devoting much attention to controversial theology, graduated as M.A.

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  • In 1622 he published a controversial Discourse of the Religion anciently Professed by the Irish and British, designed to show that they were in agreement with the Church of England and opposed to the Church of Rome on the points in debate between those churches.

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  • In addition to controversial writings on physical questions, there appeared during this period the first of the works by which he is known in the history of philosophy.

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  • Between churchmen of Irish and English race there was bitter rivalry; but the theory that the ancient Celtic church remained independent, and as it were Protestant, while the English colony submitted to the Vatican, is a mere controversial figment.

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  • In all probability Zeno did not observe that in his controversial defence of Eleaticism he was interpreting Parmenides's teaching anew.

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  • In 1774-1775 he wrote two influential anonymous pamphlets, which were attributed to John Jay; they show remarkable maturity and controversial ability, and rank high among the political arguments of the time.

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  • Because Cade was so reclusive and entertained controversial ideas, he was a target for that kind of gossip.

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  • The nasty field that dissolved any type of biological entity was one of the government's latest controversial creations.

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  • In November, I delivered the presidential address which has proven to be quite controversial.

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  • Precisely how much residual angulation constitutes a failed attempt at reduction remains controversial.

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  • The writer, both in text and photographs, frankly avows the prejudices and selectivity inevitable in any account of controversial and divisive events.

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  • Controversial cleric vows to defy mosque ban 18 January 2003 Charity bosses remove Abu Hamza.

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  • bankrolled by a pharmaceutical company marketing a controversial slimming drug.

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  • The topic remains controversial especially in terms of international trade of hormone-treated beef.

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  • A controversial antislavery pamphlet has been republished in advance of next year's bicentenary of the Abolition of the Slave Trade Act.

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  • All somewhat ironic, since von Hagens ' intention is precisely to combat the taboos that make cadavers so controversial.

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  • Bloody tap or blood in epidural catheter is controversial.

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  • The REACH law, seven years in the making, is immensely complicated and exceptionally controversial.

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  • Last night, campaigners called for further reforms to the controversial system, that has also faced computer problems, to restore public confidence.

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  • conodont animal was probably the most controversial of fossils before it was even found.

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  • In a hugely controversial move, an influential group of frontline officers is demanding a radical change in the law.

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  • Cars were a highly controversial issue, he said.

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  • Although Law Commission Bills do not tend to be politically controversial, that can operate against them at this stage.

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  • This movie features a somewhat controversial scene in which Dunst, then aged eleven, had to kiss Brad Pitt, who was 29.

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  • I don't think there were any complaints about my potentially controversial room assignments.

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  • We have been concerned about this as very large and sometimes controversial buildings slip through without committee approval.

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  • Them being so very devout I always take care not to swear or say anything controversial when I visit.

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  • But paying extra makes such plans even more controversial.

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  • controversial cleric vows to defy mosque ban 18 January 2003 Charity bosses remove Abu Hamza.

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  • controversial topics raised by science in their lessons.

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  • controversial issue, he said.

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  • controversial proposals in May 2005.

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  • controversial figure to have emerged in Ireland in the past 40 years.

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  • controversial decision by the referee.

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  • However, their ownership proved controversial to some, which is why they want to find an exit.

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  • The optimal number of sets of an exercise to develop muscle strength remains controversial.

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  • Swimming Optimum body fat for swimmers has become controversial of late.

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  • At the risk of sounding controversial it should not be forgotten that much of the damage is caused by ever larger agricultural machinery.

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  • In 1969, I wrote, concerning MUFORG and MUFORG Bulletin: Toward the end of 1966 we got even more controversial.

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  • controversial in a messy way.

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  • It is controversial whether administering corticosteroids to a premature foal is beneficial.

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  • Lord Reed spoke on the controversial topic of the confidentiality of jury deliberations.

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  • Abstract Whether pregnant women with insulin-dependent diabetes mellitus have an increased risk of spontaneous abortion is controversial.

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  • THE managing director of a historic Liverpool organ building business says he is prepared to go to jail over a controversial new European directive.

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  • How exactly we read Ecclesiastes as a whole and relate the joy passages to the vanity passages remains a controversial point.

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  • This movie features a somewhat controversial scene in which Dunst, then aged eleven, had to kiss Brad Pitt, who was 29.

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  • estrogen therapy on the risk of cardiovascular disease remains controversial.

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  • Despite controversial proposals in the 1980s, the academic case for further large-scale excavation on the southern part of the amphitheater is not overwhelming.

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  • They also want a " fundamental rethink " of the government's highly controversial airport expansion program.

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  • Secondly, reserved matters: it should not be possible to use the fast track for constitutional, important or controversial changes.

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  • Fashion and Fetishism is concerned with the idea of the corset throughout history yet covers important and controversial issues including feminism and abortion.

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  • Joe McCarthy, the controversial senator from Wisconsin, was asked to be the child's godfather.

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  • Some say the ghost is that of George Marsh, a sixteenth century preacher with a highly controversial even heretical outlook.

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  • AB - The role of human herpesvirus 8 (HHV-8) in multiple myeloma (MM) remains controversial.

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  • The local planning policy was to allow no new build in the area and so the 4 new ho me s were controversial.

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  • In 1986 the prion hypothesis was still regarded as highly controversial.

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  • We are reminded of the biblical call to shun sexual immorality, and the controversial question of ' What about genital acts?

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  • Story May 13: Councilors are to get the chance to ask searching questions about a controversial incinerator planned for the outskirts of Norwich.

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  • killing badgers is controversial as they are a protected species.

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  • The significance a fracture of the posterior malleolus is controversial.

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  • Masonic regalia in Mordrin's office for something less potentially controversial.

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  • I think it's more the corporate mentality of why mess with anything that could potentially be controversial in a messy way.

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  • More controversial, and not likely to be fully acceptable, was the hope that maybe we could standardize nomenclature as well.

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  • However, the use of conditionality to advance nonproliferation in the EU's relations with developing countries is likely to be more controversial.

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  • Being in such a controversial UFO ' Hot Spot ' area made one feel slightly pensive (well it did me!

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  • They want someone provocative who is weird and strange and controversial.

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  • hunting live quarry with hounds is a controversial subject in the UK at present.

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  • The police watchdog is to conduct a second inquiry into Scotland Yard's controversial Forest Gate anti-terror raid, it has been confirmed.

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  • I'll pass over the Masonic regalia in Mordrin's office for something less potentially controversial.

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  • Comparison of ancient with modern principles occupies the remainder and is bound to be controversial; but it is important as well as fascinating.

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  • There has also been a controversial " blank rune " added to the set.

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  • The controversial and gritty portrayal of teenage life in west London was written by actor screenwriter Noel Clarke.

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  • Never fear, however, as for this ballot there'll be no controversial postal voting shenanigans.

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  • Then mix in a jaw dropping performance by the film's controversial director as a degenerate white slaver.

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  • Millie's former therapist co-wrote some of the lyrics, and controversial Irish songstress Sinead O'Connor sings on two tracks.

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  • The controversial first single, Gett Off, is a particular standout in that regard.

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  • obtaining stem cells from umbilical cords is far less controversial than sourcing them from embryos (as many scientists would like to do ).

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  • stem cells from umbilical cords is far less controversial than sourcing them from embryos (as many scientists would like to do ).

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  • Member countries, including the UK, will vote on a controversial proposal by five southern African countries to sell off their ivory stockpiles.

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  • The optimal number of sets of an exercise to develop muscle strength remains controversial.

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  • D.A.V.E. 's roots are in the controversial London acid techno movement.

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  • The treatment of lung cancer and other thoracic malignancies is one of the most complex and controversial topics in oncology.

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  • transmutation of species was still a controversial, and indeed dangerous, topic for naturalists.

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  • weather vane on top of the dome was controversial at the time the church was consecrated in 1825.

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  • wields what is perhaps his most controversial premise.

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  • Recent investigations have recalled attention to the work of Lowthian Green, but the question is still in the controversial stage.'

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  • This was supplemented in r8 55 by the controversial Menschenseele and Physiologie.

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  • 1648) wrote his Beth Yehudah, and probably Qol Sakhal, against traditionalism, besides many controversial works and commentaries.

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  • But be this as it may, he had no sooner adopted his new creed than he resolved to profess it; " a momentary glow of enthusiasm " had raised him above all temporal considerations, and accordingly, on June 8, 1753, he records that having " privately abjured the heresies" of his childhood before a Catholic priest of the name of Baker, a Jesuit, in London, he announced the same to his father in an elaborate controversial epistle which his spiritual adviser much approved, and which he himself afterwards described to Lord Sheffield as having been " written with all the pomp, the dignity, and self-satisfaction of a martyr."

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  • He also dealt with the condemnation of Pope Honorius, carried on a controversial correspondence with John Stuart Mill, and took a leading part in the discussions of the Metaphysical Society, founded by Mr James Knowles, of which Tennyson, Huxley and Martineau were also prominent members.

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  • There is a considerable controversial literature concerning the Mecklenburg Declaration of Independence; W.

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  • In spite of the vast increase in national wealth, it was found a matter of increasing difficulty to meet a comparatively slight strain without recourse to measures of a highly controversial character; and the search for new sources of revenue (as in 1909) at once raised, in an acute form, questions of national commercial policy and the relations between the United Kingdom and the colonies.

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  • Various summaries, controversial articles, &c., formerly quoted, are now superseded by recent discoveries.

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  • His publications, though always of the most thorough and scholarly character, were to a large extent dispersed in the pages of reviews, dictionaries, concordances, texts edited by others, Unitarian controversial treatises, &c.; but he took a more conspicuous and more personal part in the preparation (with the Baptist scholar, Horatio B.

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  • Between 1562 and 1567 he published many controversial tracts, especially against the Lutheran, Martin Chemnitz.

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  • In the midst of his scholastic and controversial activities Lanfranc became a political force.

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  • But it must remain possible that contact with new scenes and persons, and especially such controversial necessities as are exemplified in Colossians, stimulated Paul to work out more fully, under the influence of Alexandrian categories, lines of thought of which the germs and origins must be admitted to have been present in earlier epistles.

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  • His writings, which are chiefly theological and controversial, are largely formed of charges to his clergy, and sermons on different topics; but, though valuable and full of thought, they lose some of their force by the cumbrous German structure of the sentences, and by certain orthographical peculiarities in which the author indulged.

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  • The first of his controversial works was Three Letters to the Bishop of Bangor (1717), which were considered by friend and foe alike as one of the most powerful contributions to the Bangorian controversy on the high church side.

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  • Law's next controversial work was Remarks on Mandeville's Fable of the Bees (1723), in which he vindicates morality on the highest grounds; for pure style, caustic wit and lucid argument this work is remarkable; it was enthusiastically praised by John Sterling, and republished by F.

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  • His controversial writings have not received due recognition, partly because they were opposed to the drift of his times, partly because of his success in other fields.

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  • Father Fitzherbert, who is described as "a person of excellent parts, a notable politician, and of graceful behaviour and generous spirit," wrote many controversial works, a list of which is given in the article on him by Mr Thompson Cooper in the Dictionary of National Biography, together with authorities for his life.

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  • A friendly letter from Alcuin, and a controversial pamphlet, to which Felix replied, were followed by the sending of several commissions of clergy to Spain to endeavour to put down the heresy.

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  • The tariff reform movement in England started by Mr Chamberlain had the result of giving new boldness to the opponents of Manchesterism, and the whole subject once more became controversial (see Free Trade; Corn Laws; Protection; Tariff; Economics).

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  • The most important of the essays have been collected under the title Historische and politische Aufscitze (4 vols., Leipzig, 1896); a selection from his more controversial writings was made under the title Zehn Jahre deutscher Kampfe; in 1896 a new volume appeared, called Deutsche Kampfe, neue Folge.

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  • Among the Protestants who exerted themselves in theological and controversial writings were Nemeti, Alvinczy, Alexander Felvinczy, Martonfalvi and Melotai, who was attached to the court of Bethlen Gabor.

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  • c. 550-570) who translated into Syriac some of the writings of Cyril, and Peter of Callinicus, Jacobite patriarch of Antioch 578-591, who wrote a huge controversial treatise in 4 books, each of 25 chapters, against Damian, patriarch of Alexandria, as well as other less important works.

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  • Isho`yabh III., Nestorian catholicus from 647 to 657/8, wrote controversial tracts, religious discourses and liturgical works.

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  • The controversial introduction is later than the Crusades; but the rituals, as far as Regarding Paulician beliefs we have little except hostile evidence, which needs sifting.

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  • The order of his surnames is a controversial matter, and they are sometimes reversed.

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  • In Germany the new system called forth, a little later, no less enthusiasm and controversial heat.

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  • Exclusive of his controversial writings, he left behind him a very voluminous series of practical evangelical books, which have long remained the fireside favourites of the peasantry of French Protestantism.

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  • Of a controversial character are the Confessio Catholica, (1633-1637), an extensive work which seeks to prove the evangelical and catholic character of the doctrine of the Augsburg Confession from the writings of approved Roman Catholic authors; and the Loci communes theologici (1610-1622), his principal contribution.

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  • Arminius's works are mostly occasional treatises drawn from him by controversial emergencies, but they everywhere exhibit a calm, well-furnished, undogmatic and progressive mind.

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  • In Bagdad he stayed several years, studying the Koran and other works of Moslem theology, for controversial purposes, arguing with Nestorian Christians, and writing.

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  • A few fragments and numerous quotations in his principal book form our only knowledge of the Kitab al-Tashwir (" Book of Refutation") a controversial work in four parts, in which Rabbi Jonah successfully repelled the attacks of the opponents of his first treatise.

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  • As his quotations from Scripture appear to be made from the Peshitta, he probably wrote the homilies before he embarked upon the Philoxenian version.2 Philoxenus wrote also many controversial 'works and some liturgical pieces.

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  • He also wrote in prison many short pamphlets, chiefly controversial, published a curious work on the famous storm of the 26th of November 1703, and started in February 1704 perhaps the most remarkable of all his projects, The Review.

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  • The controversy his intolerance provoked was closed by Augustine's controversial treatise De Baptismo, in which the validity of baptism administered by heretics is based on the objectivity of the sacrament.

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  • Osiander, besides a number of controversial writings, published a corrected edition of the Vulgate, with notes, in 1522, and a Harmony of the Gospels - the first work of its kind - in 1537.

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  • The controversial treatises which he published in rapid succession attracted much attention, particularly his Catholic Christian Instructed (1737), which was prefaced by a witty reply to Dr Conyers Middleton's Letters from Rome, showing an Exact Conformity between Popery and Paganism.

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  • Bishop Challoner was the author of numerous controversial and devotional works, which have been frequently reprinted and translated into various languages.

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  • As a religious teacher, literary critic, historian and jurist, Mr Harrison took a prominent part in the life of his time, and his writings, though often violently controversial on political and social subjects, and in their judgment and historical perspective characterized by a modern Radical point of view, are those of an accomplished scholar, and of one whose wide knowledge of literature was combined with independence of thought and admirable vigour of style.

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  • (See also the British Museum catalogue.) In his controversial works he upholds the synergistic views of the Scottish theologian John Major.

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  • 3, 4), "Polycarp does not appear to have possessed qualifications for successfully conducting a controversial discussion with erroneous teachers ...

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  • Autograph copies of his work De Ecclesia and of the controversial tracts which he had written against Paletz and Stanislaus of Znaim having been acknowledged by him, the extracted propositions on which the prosecution based their charge of heresy were read; but as soon as the accused began to enter upon his defence, he.

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  • The De Ecclesia was published by Ulrich von Hutten in 1520; other controversial writings by Otto Brumfels in 1524; and Luther wrote an interesting preface to Epistolae Quaedam, which were published in 1537.

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  • Some of these bring the poet before us as either corresponding with, or engaged in controversial conversation with, his great friend.

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  • After working as a vine-dresser and then as a goldsmith he became a travelling doctor, and displayed great skill in disputations on medical subjects; but his controversial power soon found a wider field for its exercise in the great theological question of the time.

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  • Quenstedt (c. 1685) and others - in a controversial interest, to blacken the Calvinists still more - distinguished which articles were " fundamental."

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  • In 1614, at the instance of the Arminian party, an edict was passed by the states-general, in which toleration of the opinions of both parties was declared and further controversy forbidden; but this act only served, by rousing the jealousy of the Calvinists, to fan the controversial flame into greater fury.

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  • The annual reports, of which he was the chief author, became controversial pamphlets; he published bold replies to criticisms upon the work of the Commission; he explained its purposes to newspaper correspondents; when Congress refused to appropriate the amount which he believed essential for the work, he made the necessary economies by abandoning examinations of candidates for the Civil Service in those districts whose representatives in Congress had voted to reduce the appropriation, thus very shrewdly bringing their adverse vote into disfavour among their own constituents; and during the six years of his commissionership more than twenty thousand positions for government employes were taken out of the realm of merely political appointment and added to the classified service to be obtained and retained for merit only.

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  • Besides being the author of several controversial works, Martini drew up a Dictionary of Ancient Musical Terms, which appeared in the second volume of G.

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  • But the materials for his biography are so controversial and so personal - his own Confessions and the memoirs of associates whose accuracy and honesty are disputed - that the correct historical view can hardly be said yet to be standardized.

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  • One of his latest public acts was a proposal laid before parliament for improving the revenues of the church, and a project for a college of controversial divinity at Chelsea.

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  • The book was deliberately unpopular in tone; it excited much controversial comment and some serious and useful discussion.

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  • Maine was generally averse from controversy, but showed on this occasion that it was not for want of controversial power.

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  • Besides being a busy natural philosopher, Boyle devoted much time to theology, showing a very decided leaning to the practical side and an indifference to controversial polemics.

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  • The opposition, as might be expected, came from the side of the Jews, and was due partly to the controversial use which was made of the version by the S Christians, but chiefly to the fact that it was not suffi- ciently in agreement with the standard Hebrew text estab.- lished by Rabbi Aqiba and his school.

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  • As the and century wears on, we come to controversial or philosophical works by Agrippa, Castor, Quadratus, Aristides.

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  • The public interest in the ex-Speaker's later life centred entirely in his somewhat controversial connexion with the drink traffic. A royal commission was appointed in April 1896 to inquire into the operation and administration of the licensing laws, and Viscount Peel was appointed chairman.

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  • The Heidelberg Catechism, set forth by order of the elector, is perhaps the most widely accepted symbol of the Calvinistic faith, and is noteworthy for its emphasis on the less controversial aspects of the Genevan theology.

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  • The Lollards, for instance, did not hesitate to introduce into certain copies of the pious and orthodox Commentary on the Psalms by the hermit of Hampole interpolations of their own of the most virulently controversial kind (MSS.

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  • C. 26, &c.), and although the text of their Biblical versions was faithful and true, the General Prologue of the Later Version was interlarded with controversial matter.

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  • For all this, manuscripts of Purvey's Revision were copied and re-copied during this century, the text itself being evidently approved by the ecclesiastical authorities, when in the hands of the right people and if unaccompanied by controversial matter.

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  • In 1530, however, the whole of the Pentateuch was printed in Marburg by Hans Luft; it is provided with prefaces and marginal annotations of a strongly controversial character.

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  • The whole argument of some of the controversial writings of the time, such as Bishop Cooper on Private Mass, depends upon that fact; and when Cardinal du Perron alleged against the English Church the lack of the reserved Eucharist, Bishop Andrewes replied, not that the fact was otherwise, but that reservation was unnecessary in view of the English form for the Communion of the Sick: " So that reservation needeth not; the intent is had without it" (Answers to Cardinal Perron, &'c., p. 19, Library of AngloCatholic Theology).

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  • 1-13), and Timothy is bidden to adhere in his work to the Pauline gospel against the seductions of controversial and immoral heretics (ii.

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  • i.-iii.), and also in the controversial writings of Titus of Bostra (6th century), IIpen Mavc X aiovs (ed.

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  • The latest extant works of Tertullian (all after 217) are his controversial writings against the laxity of the Catholics, full of the bitterest attacks, especially upon Calixtus, the bishop of Rome; these are De monogamic, De jejunio, De pudicitia, and De ecstasi Libri VII.

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  • The controversial literature connected with this latest schism is abundant, not only in Persian, but in English, for since 1900 many Americans have adopted the religion of Baha.

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  • His controversial writings are vigorous if prolix and his theological essays have little merit.

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  • His first appearance before a wider public was in 1799, when he published against the Italian Jansenists a controversial work entitled Il Trionfo della Santa Sede, which, besides passing through several editions in Italy, has been translated into several European languages.

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  • Cardinal Newman's celebrated Arians of the Fourth Century is interesting more from the controversial than from the historical point of view.

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  • His Friendly Debate between a Conformist and a Nonconformist was a controversial tract which excited considerable feeling at the time of its publication in 1668, but he lived long enough to soothe by his moderation and candour the exasperation it had caused.

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  • Malebranche was from that hour consecrated to philosophy, and after ten years' study of the works of Descartes he produced the famous De la recherche de la verite, followed at intervals by other works, both speculative and controversial.

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  • They permeate his controversial and political writings and historical studies, of which his Handbook of Dutch History (in Dutch) and Maurice et Barnevelt (in French, 1875, a criticism of Motley's Life of Van Olden-Barnevelt) are the principal.

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  • He took a keen interest in the secular quarrels of the Canterbury monks with their archbishops, and his earliest literary efforts were controversial tracts upon this subject.

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  • He obtained a high reputation, but his work was impaired by his controversial temper, which frequently developed into an irritated f anaticism, though he was always entirely sincere.

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  • He wrote a great number of controversial works.

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  • HENRY DODWELL (1641-1711), scholar, theologian and controversial writer, was born at Dublin in October, 1641.

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  • As regards now the endemic element as a whole, the question as to the time and place of its origin is of a highly complicated and controversial nature.

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  • Over and above the numerous editions, there is a bulky literature of an explanatory and controversial character, for which the world is indebted to Paracelsus's followers and enemies.

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  • Drelincourt's controversial works were numerous.

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  • Isaac Barrow said that "his practical writings were never minded, and his controversial ones seldom confuted," and John Wilkins, bishop of Chester, asserted that "if he had lived in the primitive time he had been one of the fathers of the church."

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  • His Collected Works, edited for the Parker Society by John Ayre (3 vols.,Cambridge, 1851-1853), include, besides the controversial tracts already alluded to, two sermons published during his lifetime, a selection from his letters to Cecil and others, and some portions of his unpublished MSS.

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  • Tillotson employed his controversial weapons with some skill against atheism and popery.

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  • Obtaining also a copy of the work as it had been printed before Hobbes had any doubt of the validity of his solutions, Wallis was able to track his whole course front the time of Ward's provocation - his passage from exultation to doubt, from doubt to confessed impotence, yet still without abandoning the old assumption of confident strength; and all his turnings and windings were now laid bare in one of the most trenchant pieces of controversial writing ever penned.

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  • After a time Hobbes took heart again and began a third period of controversial activity, which did not end, on his side, till his ninetieth year.

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  • All these controversial writings on mathematics and physics represent but one half of his activity after the age of p y g Years.

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  • The first example of polite controversial irony since Lucian, the Provinciales have continued to be the best example of it during more than two centuries in which the style has been sedulously practised, and in which they have furnished a model to generation after generation.

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  • In three years the many controversial questions were discussed and settled, and in October 1648 the treaty of Westphalia was signed and the Thirty Years War was at an end.

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  • (4) Controversial writings or treatises written to attack or defend a given position, largely the product of the Reformation period.

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  • Of course an administration of this kind could not take a definite line on any controversial question, but during 1894 they carried through the commercial treaty with Russia and the laws for the continuance of the currency reform.

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  • He was eloquent (hence his nickname "the Siren") but controversial in tone.

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  • His chief passion, after that for his own fame and glory, seems to have been for theology and religion; it was in this field that his literary powers exerted themselves (for he wrote controversial treatises and hymns), and his taste also, for among his numerous buildings the churches are those on which he spent most thought and money.

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  • (3) Matters of controversial or political interest must be excluded.

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  • There is already a large controversial literature in the philosophic journals, and two critical works appeared in 1909: J.

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  • Controversial writings also passed between him and Bucer, with whom he had several interviews in Germany, when he was there as Henry VIII.'s ambassador.

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  • His writings are largely controversial, though without being bitter, and are in great part levelled against the Roman Catholic Church.

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  • Both will be found, together with some controversial writings and his biography by his pupil Ignatius, also patriarch of Constantinople, in J.

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  • Aristotelianism approved itself as the controversial instrument, and in due course held the field alone.

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  • It is to the schoolmen of the two centuries preceding the Turkish capture of Constantinople that the controversial refinements usually associated with the name of Scholasticism are attributable.

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  • ( 1674-1684 ), consist for the most part of controversial sermons and tracts.

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  • He was invited by the Jansenist clergy to Holland, where he wrote another controversial work against the Protestants: Defense de l'Eglise Romain contre la calomnie des Protestants (Cologne, 1688-1691).

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  • This labour was followed in 1877 by observations of the surface of Mars, whereon he detected, among other peculiar characters, certain streaky markings or canals, the nature and origin of which is still controversial (see MARS).

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  • He wrote (1672-1684) a series of controversial letters against Pope Gregory VII.'s doctrine of papal supremacy over princes; a voluminous History of the Remonstrance (1674); Hibernica (1682), a worthless history of Ireland; in 1686 a reply to the Popery of Thomas Barlow (1607-1691), bishop of Lincoln; and other works.

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  • Since Kant the two phrases have become purely adjectival (instead of adverbial) with a technical controversial sense, closely allied to the Aristotelian, in relation to knowledge and judgments generally.

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  • before his own time, consequently not much before 850 B.C. From the controversial tone in which he expresses himself it is evident that others had made Homer more ancient; and accordingly the dates given by later authorities, though very various, generally fall within the 10th and itth centuries B.C. But none of these statements has any claim to the character of external evidence.

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  • Even greater was the support it received later on from the Puranas, a class of poetical works of a partly legendary, partly discursive and controversial character, mainly composed in the interest of special deities, of which eighteen principal (maha-purana) and as many secondary ones (upa-purana) are recognized, the oldest of which may go back to about the 4th century of our era.

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  • His next period was stormy and controversial.

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  • He published numerous sermons, a few Old Testament expositions and some controversial tracts.

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  • The working of the system in modern times is perhaps too controversial a question to be discussed here; but one or two points may be noted on which all fairly well informed writers would probably agree.

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  • Besides the controversial Tracts, which appeared in 1783-1784-1786, and were republished in 1789 and 1812, Horsley's more important works are: - Apollonii Pergaei inclinationum libri duo (1770); Remarks on the Observations ...

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  • The main authority for Spinoza's life is the sketch published in 1705, in Dutch, with a controversial sermon against Spinozism, by Johannes Colerus.

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  • He was a scholar, a preacher, and a man of affairs, temperamentally quiet and dignified; and his administration differed radically from that of Archbishop Hughes; he was conciliatory rather than polemic and controversial, and not only built up the Roman Catholic Church materially, but greatly changed the tone of public opinion in his diocese toward the Church.

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  • The doctrines of Marcion and the history of his churches from the and to the 7th century are known to us from the controversial works of the Catholic fathers.

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  • The most important of those which have come down to us are the controversial pieces of Irenaeus (in his great work against heretics), Tertullian (Adv.

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  • His controversial ardour was, indeed, somewhat damped by Luther's refusal to answer his arguments, and with a view to earning fresh laurels he turned his attention to Switzerland and the Zwinglians.

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  • His vast learning was the result of a powerful memory and unwearied industry, and he lacked the creative imagination necessary to mould this material into new forms. He was a powerful debater, but his victories were those of a dialectician rather than a convincing reasoner, and in him depth of insight and conviction were ill replaced by the controversial violence characteristic of the age.

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  • Among his controversial pamphlets are: A Defence of Catholic Principles (1816), Letter to a Protestant Friend on the Holy Scriptures (1820), Appeal to the Protestant Public (1834), and Six Letters of Advice (1834), in reply to attacks on the Catholic Church by a Presbyterian synod.

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  • In 1826 he became professor extraordinarius in theology; and in July 1827 appeared, under his editorship, the Evangelische Kirchenzeitung, a strictly orthodox journal, which in his hands acquired an almost unique reputation as a controversial organ.

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  • Unfortunately in consequence of the systematic destruction of all Bohemian writings which took place through the agency of the Jesuits, after the battle of the White Hill (1620), a large part of this controversial literature has perished.

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  • Brothers Lucas, Blahoslav and Jaffet, as well as Augusta, a bishop of the community, have left us numerous controversial works.

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  • Steinmetz (ibid., 1908, 177 f.); and Schmiedel in Hibbert Journal (1903), pp. 537 f heart of the gospel with all his heart, and while a certain controversial' element inevitably enters into his expositionsince he is writing with his eye on the Roman Church-any such considerations are quite subordinate to his dominating aim.

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  • He wrote an Epitome de vitis Romanorum pontificum, besides controversial treatises, letters, &c. (see Migne, Patrologia Latina, vol.

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  • Three polemical works require mention: Contra cujusdam anonymi Galli calumnies apologia, Contra medicum quendam invectivarum libri, and De sui ipsius et multorum ignorantia - controversial and sarcastic compositions, which grew out of Petrarch's quarrels with the physicians of Avignon and the Averroists of Padua.

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  • He protests against its use for controversial pamphlets which distort the truth.

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  • For complete bibliography of all works of Bellarmine, of translations and controversial writings against him, see C.Sommervogel, Bibliotheque de laCompagnie de Jesus (Brussels and Paris, 1890 et seq), vol.

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  • There for ten years he acted as professor of Arabic and philosophy, and composed many controversial treatises.

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  • In 1609 Donne was engaged in composing his great controversial prose treatise, the Pseudo-Martyr, printed in 1610; this was an attempt to convince Roman Catholics in England that they might, without any inconsistency, take the oath of allegiance to James I.

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  • All his treatises are occasional pieces, born of controversy and intended for controversial ends.

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  • Firmin promoted a remarkable series of controversial tracts (1690-1699).

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  • Yet the new administration did very well till, after resettling the government of India, and recovering from a blunder committed by their Indian secretary, Lord Ellenborough, they must needs launch a Reform Bill to put that dangerous question out of controversial politics.

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  • laxer in accepting and stating his ethical first principles; chiefly owing to the new antithesis to the view of Shaftesbury and Hutcheson by which his controversial position is complicated.

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  • He proved a diligent student, devoting much attention to controversial theology, graduated as M.A.

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  • In 1622 he published a controversial Discourse of the Religion anciently Professed by the Irish and British, designed to show that they were in agreement with the Church of England and opposed to the Church of Rome on the points in debate between those churches.

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  • In addition to controversial writings on physical questions, there appeared during this period the first of the works by which he is known in the history of philosophy.

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  • Between churchmen of Irish and English race there was bitter rivalry; but the theory that the ancient Celtic church remained independent, and as it were Protestant, while the English colony submitted to the Vatican, is a mere controversial figment.

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  • In all probability Zeno did not observe that in his controversial defence of Eleaticism he was interpreting Parmenides's teaching anew.

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  • Once more an interchange of recriminations began, charged with all the violent hyperbole characteristic of the controversial style of the age.

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  • In 1774-1775 he wrote two influential anonymous pamphlets, which were attributed to John Jay; they show remarkable maturity and controversial ability, and rank high among the political arguments of the time.

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  • I make the predictions in this book not to be sensational or controversial.

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  • Some methods and technologies that show promise to end famine are controversial.

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  • Hunting live quarry with hounds is a controversial subject in the UK at present.

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  • The police watchdog is to conduct a second inquiry into Scotland Yard 's controversial Forest Gate anti-terror raid, it has been confirmed.

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  • Comparison of ancient with modern principles occupies the remainder and is bound to be controversial; but it is important as well as fascinating.

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  • And now Lovell 's is joining Convoys, Borthwick and Paynes Wharves in Deptford in the the roll-call of controversial riverfront developments.

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  • This year has seen the launch of his famous and highly controversial C5 a battery-powered, three-wheeled, single-seater runabout car.

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  • There has also been a controversial " blank rune " added to the set.

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  • The controversial and gritty portrayal of teenage life in west London was written by actor screenwriter Noel Clarke.

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  • Airport developments are usually controversial and invariably pitch the self-styled guardians of the environment against the advocates of economic growth.

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  • Never fear, however, as for this ballot there'll be no controversial postal voting shenanigans.

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  • Then mix in a jaw dropping performance by the film 's controversial director as a degenerate white slaver.

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  • Millie 's former therapist co-wrote some of the lyrics, and controversial Irish songstress Sinead O'Connor sings on two tracks.

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  • The controversial first single, Gett Off, is a particular standout in that regard.

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  • Obtaining stem cells from umbilical cords is far less controversial than sourcing them from embryos (as many scientists would like to do).

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  • Member countries, including the UK, will vote on a controversial proposal by five southern African countries to sell off their ivory stockpiles.

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  • D.A.V.E. 's roots are in the controversial London acid techno movement.

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  • A more controversial example may be the universal thirst for revenge.

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  • The treatment of lung cancer and other thoracic malignancies is one of the most complex and controversial topics in oncology.

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  • In the early nineteenth century, the transmutation of species was still a controversial, and indeed dangerous, topic for naturalists.

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  • The weather vane on top of the dome was controversial at the time the church was consecrated in 1825.

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  • At this point Anselm wields what is perhaps his most controversial premise.

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  • The controversial comedian's set was rude enough to cause apoplexy among the more conservative audience members.  

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  • Breastfeeding a baby in public continues to be a very controversial issue.

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  • Infant feeding tends to be a controversial area even among the experts.

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  • Today, this issue has become quite controversial.

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  • A controversial aspect of this diet is that if the child does wet his training pants, he is required to wear the wet pants for at least a little while.

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  • This is found in many pet foods, but it's use is controversial.

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  • In fact, it is so controversial that companies that produce pet foods without it say so on the package.

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  • Clay cat litter remains controversial, even to this day.

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  • Social Security identity theft is particularly controversial as it relates to immigration.

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  • The environmental impact is highly controversial.

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  • Nuclear energy is a controversial form of energy, that produces different kinds of environmental waste than some other power sources currently available.

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  • By asking yourself, "What is nuclear energy", you are taking the first step in understanding this controversial energy source.

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  • The original design for the cantilever platforms was controversial at the time it was being built, and the chief engineer on the project debated with Wright as to the amount of steel reinforcements needed.

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  • Because hunting is a topic that splits society, hunting games can also be viewed as controversial.

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  • Black is a controversial color in the world of family portraits.

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  • Keep in mind that this is a controversial theory.

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  • This is one of the most controversial questions in the ski industry.

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  • From the 1960's general unrest, to NWA's "Cop Killer", we as a society, have seen and felt the impact of controversial lyrics.

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  • Christian t shirts, especially strong issue-based messages or shirts that infuse humor, are sometimes considered controversial, particularly among certain sects and older generations.

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  • Whatever decision is made, the teen will no doubt find themselves under scrutiny, as either decision will always be controversial to someone, somewhere.

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  • Milk is enjoyed by many vegetarians, while rennet is a little bit more controversial.

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  • Along with the controversial cash bars and dollar dances, a money tree is traditionally viewed to be a ploy for cash by a money-grubbing couple.

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  • Rapid detox is a controversial tool in the fight against opiate addiction.

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  • Rapid detox is a new and somewhat controversial way of detoxifying from drug use.

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  • However, this method has become more controversial in recent years, due to the amount of time many patients require the maintenance to abstain from using.

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  • This method can be controversial, but is often preferred because the addict is under anesthesia during the withdrawal process.

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  • Marilyn Manson - The controversial rock star is the undisputed champion of Celebrity Deathmatch.

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  • At one point, the controversial star was suspected by industry insiders as being a police informant, and did play one in the movie Caught in the Crossfire.

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  • Along the way, Borat conducts interviews which touch on such controversial issues as racism, homophobia, anti-Semitism, and other taboos.

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  • Being a controversial comedian is not without its legal implications.

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  • Jerry Springer, of course, became famous for the controversial daytime talk show, The Jerry Springer Show.

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  • The controversial film, starring Tom Cruise and Brad Pitt, was a hit.

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  • In the controversial, groundbreaking film, he plays a sheep herder who falls in love with another cowboy, played by Heath Ledger.

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  • Many celebrity wannabes extend their fifteen minutes of fame when something controversial lands them in the headlines again.

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  • Though she loved the script, Natalie thought the role of Mathilda was a bit controversial (some critics referred to it as "Lolita-esque") and didn't want her film choices to negatively affect her family.

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  • Applegate's depiction of airhead Kelly drew rave reviews, despite the program's controversial, often risqué jokes and storylines.

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  • What has become very controversial is the way Beyoncé went about dropping the weight.

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  • What she has done right in this process is that although she is willing to go on controversial diets just to land a role, she goes on record as saying it's not a good way to go about losing weight.

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  • Slumdog Millionaire's youngest actor, Rubina Ali, is in the middle of controversial allegations that her father, Rafiq Qureshi, once attempted to sell his daughter for a reported $300,000.

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  • He also directed, produced, and penned the screenplay for the highly controversial film The Passion of the Christ in 2004.

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  • Cruise has come under scrutiny for his devotion to Scientology, a controversial religion that attracts numerous Hollywood stars.

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  • Puck, whose real name is David Rainey, was one of the first of many controversial characters on the MTV reality show.

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  • The Golden Globes have surpassed that controversial reputation they received after Pia Zadora's win and are now seen as a precursor to the Oscars, even after Heath Ledger's win.

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  • As long as they keep recognizing the best in film and television instead of recognizing little-known controversial work, they'll keep that reputation.

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  • Raw food is a controversial issue, and many veterinarians argue that it may be unsafe.

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  • Slipknot has made their mark on the musical landscape of the last decade by being both innovative and controversial.

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  • Figure in their controversial appearance (they play in matching jumpsuits and all members wear dark, sinister-looking masks), and you have a band that continues to create a tremendous buzz.

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  • The meteoric yet controversial rise of this band means guitarists and bassists can expect more Kings of Leon tabs to make their way online.

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  • The idea of abstinence rings is somewhat controversial.

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  • Saying what you're really thinking is sometimes a bad idea - particularly if what you're thinking is in any way controversial, has the potential to hurt someone's feelings or is simply inappropriate.

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  • It was somewhat controversial at the time due to conventions that housewives should only be portrayed wearing dresses.

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  • The question becomes: why are men wearing capri pants controversial at all?

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  • The company's website is packed with information about their special formulas, comparison charts, myths surrounding pet foods, the controversial wild diet, and feeding charts.

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  • Altering the DNA of animals for meat production has been far more controversial than it has for the GM crops.

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  • There are many genetically modified food pros and cons and thus many sides to this controversial issue.

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  • While perhaps a bit controversial, Organic Life appears to have anticipated the recommendations of medical research in this case.

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  • Lane Bryant Outlet: Add a little glamour to your life courtesy of Cacique, the popular (and sometimes controversial) lingerie brand sold at Lane Bryant.

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  • You'll then fill out a detailed questionnaire and go through a somewhat controversial screening process before gaining access to those who share your interests.

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  • Screening for prostate cancer is controversial.

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  • After completing the extensive questionnaire, prospective members have to pass a somewhat controversial screening process before receiving possible matches.

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  • While his dream research is not necessarily empirical, his theories and dream interpretations that have become popular and controversial theories.

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  • This is a controversial system, however, and many park guests do not approve of the required payment for the service - Flash Pass prices vary based on the number of guests who will be using the pass and costs begin at $29.

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  • Governor Schwarzenegger has until the 9th of October to sign or veto the controversial bill.

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  • Of course, the heroic CJ will continue shooting up the bad guys in Santos and engaging in all of the other activities that have made the Grand Theft franchise both controversial and beloved.

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  • Mortal Kombat - Highly controversial fighting game.

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  • Fatalities were the most controversial part of the game but also generated most of the buzz.

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  • From The Koopa Projects to What about BOB, they have no trouble walking the fine line between what is tasteful and what is controversial.

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  • The violent game where you played a main character whose main goal was to create havoc had one very controversial scene that could only be found with a hidden code.

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  • Video games for kids can get controversial, but if you look carefully, there are countless gems out there that are both appropriate and fun!

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  • Grand Theft Auto II brought that same capricious, violent behavior into hard-hitting 3D, and the franchise has been controversial ever since.

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  • An example of a controversial M-Mature game would be Grand Theft Auto IV.

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  • The glass slabs are fitted around the device's main structure, a controversial stainless steel band, which also houses the main antennas.

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  • Although experience with these medications in children suggests they are safe, their use in children remains controversial because of the risk of Reye's syndrome.

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  • Early introduction of highly allergenic foods may predispose a child to reactions, but this is controversial.

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  • A controversial British study, reported in 2003, found a peanut/soy link, which is clinically rare.

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  • A promising but controversial treatment for mental retardation involves stem cell research.

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  • Their use is controversial because such stem cells cannot be used in research without destroying the living embryo.

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  • Kohlberg's idea of the prerequisite significance of an understanding of gender constancy for gender typing has been controversial, and empirical support for the notion has been mixed.

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  • This treatment itself is controversial and has received much criticism within both the psychiatric and gay, lesbian, bisexual, and transgendered communities.

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  • Treatment of intersex states is controversial.

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  • Diagnosing GERD in children is sometimes controversial.

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  • The use of antimicrobial drops after a myringotomy is controversial.

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  • This treatment itself is controversial and has received much criticism within both the psychiatric and gay, lesbian, bisexual, and transgendered communities.

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  • Indications that are more controversial include breech presentation, previous c-section, major congenital anomalies, cervical cerclage, and severe Rh isoimmunization.

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  • Because of this range in form and severity, the use of corporal punishment as a disciplinary method is controversial.

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  • Grade retention has become increasingly controversial as early 2000s education initiatives such as No Child Left Behind have pressed schools to meet certain standards defined by scores on standardized tests.

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  • Circumcision: A History of the World's Most Controversial Surgery.

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  • The mumps vaccine has been controversial in the early 2000s because of concern that its use was linked to an increased rate of childhood autism.

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  • The use of these medications in children remains controversial because of the risk of Reye's syndrome.

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  • In some cases breath holding spells may be associated with anemia (a reduced number of red blood cells) caused by an iron deficiency, although this is controversial.

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  • The use of baby aspirin therapy remains controversial but theoretically it serves to preserve or improve blood flow to the placenta.

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  • Ribavirin (Rebetol, Virazol), used for treatment of hospitalized infants and young children with severe lower respiratory tract infections caused by respiratory syncytial virus (RSV), but its value is controversial.

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  • Heparin, an anticoagulant, has been controversial in treating DIC, but it is often used as a last resort to stop hemorrhage.

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  • Important, also, is the fact that elective abortions are safer and less controversial the earlier they are performed.

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  • Post-concussion syndrome (PCS) is a common but controversial disorder with a variety of symptoms including, but not limited to, headache, dizziness, fatigue, and personality changes.

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  • PCS is a controversial syndrome, because multiple studies have resulted in conflicting findings.

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  • Corrected scores are sometimes used to evaluate these groups, but their use remains controversial.

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  • The causes of homosexuality and bisexuality are unknown, although there are many controversial theories.

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  • While linking chronic sinusitis to food is widely considered controversial, many practitioners link the problem to aero-allergies.

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  • The use of this type of standardized tests is controversial.

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  • The discussion of masturbation has been controversial for hundreds of years and still is to some extent in the early 2000s, more so in the United States than Europe and other Western nations.

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  • Some physicians consider intravenous ceftriaxone the best therapy for any late manifestation of disease, but treatments for late Lyme disease are still controversial as of 2004.

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  • The practice of sacrificing a virgin for a man's burial is controversial, though not uncommon in Chinese culture.

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  • However, some more naturally-oriented brands have decided to eliminate controversial ingredients such as sulfates and parabens in favor more natural detergents and ingredients.

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  • Controversial in many circles, this child led method of education can be very effective.

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  • On March 30, 2007, the association expelled three sub-prime lenders for controversial practices and had previously expelled another.

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  • Further, controversial loans were given to individuals who may not have been able to repay the loans, based on an evaluation of income and assets (often referred to as subprime mortgages).

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  • How did my fairly conventional family become a part of one of the most controversial health movements of the late twentieth century?

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  • Episiotomies are controversial; many doctors and midwives believe they are not necessary in most cases.

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  • Some of her advice is a bit controversial, but modern moms-to-be will appreciate Iovine's honesty.

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  • The issue of drinking milk to increase fertility is still controversial.

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  • When a woman's water breaks before she is actually in active labor, although this is a controversial reason to induct.

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  • Though highly controversial, women who are undergoing fertility treatments may have a greater chance of picking the gender of their baby.

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  • This controversial finding supports many parents' beliefs that the media is too full of sexual scenes and references.

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  • It is always a bit controversial when pictures of a politician in a swimsuit emerge.

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  • While it is a controversial topic in scientific circles, ome evidence shows vitamin E may help fade the appearance of scars and stretch marks.

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  • One of Pauling's most controversial studies involves intravenous and oral vitamin C doses for patients with terminal cancer.

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  • The Like a Prayer - Madonna dyed her dishwater blonde hair to dark brunette and got those crazy, frizzy curls under control for this controversial music video.

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  • The microwave oven has been hailed as a revolutionary, if controversial, invention ever since it was first created.

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  • With such a turbulent and controversial history, a potential customer should do plenty of their own research before making the decision to purchase this air purifying product.

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  • Playing God: This unique game is getting a lot of press recently due to its controversial nature involving religions of the world.

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  • War on Terror: This is a game that was developed in the United Kingdom and is not readily found in the United States due to its controversial game play dealing with politics and terrorism.

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  • He continues to be credited as an influential contributor to science, especially in the areas of evolution, humanism and even eugenics, which has always been an extremely controversial topic and continues to be so.

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  • If you're not afraid of being tasteles or controversial, there will always be topical routes.

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  • In my opinion, interracial dating will always be a controversial subject because racism still exists and the people who seek to date outside of their race are currently outnumbered by the people who don't.

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  • As interracial dating and relationships remains a controversial subject, it is important to surround yourself with supportive individuals.

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  • The Well of Loneliness written by Radclyffe Hall in 1928 was so controversial that the author was taken to trial for obscenity - in spite of the fact that "there are no descriptions of sex in it, no rude words."

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  • There will be plenty of time for the bigger questions later on, so avoid subjects that might be controversial and remember to both respond and bring up new topics.

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  • Actually, society has always been fascinated by celebrity engagement rings, and the more controversial the celebrity, the greater the fascination.

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  • Detailed information about conflict diamonds and how Kay avoids these controversial stones.

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  • In fact, the degree of diamond production was controversial.

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  • The elaborate ring was controversial due to its size and price.

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  • One of the most controversial types of freelance academic writing jobs is writing for a term paper mill.

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  • In spite of this, other symptoms of non-celiac gluten sensitivity remain controversial.

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