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contextualization

Definitions

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  • n. the act or process of putting information into context; making sense of information from the situation or location in which the information was found.

Etymologies

From Latin con- "together" and textual "of a written document". (Wiktionary)

Examples

  • Normally, however, the time for that kind of contextualization is not available, and the challenges of teaching the poem in lower-division courses are actually more interesting to discuss, if not always to face.

    Hermeneutics for Sophomores

  • Unfortunately, "proper" contextualization is culture and nation dependent.

    Archive 2008-03-01

  • Contextualization: to some it equals syncretism, but contextualization is Christianity in context.

    The Multi-Cultural Team Hernia

  • Yet contextualization is more than a refusal to conflate.

    The Uses and Abuses of Historicism: Halperin and Shelley on the Otherness of Ancient Greek Sexuality

  • Through reportedly very effective in working with Muslims, the method has detractors who say it crosses a line between "contextualization" -- embracing Christianity in ways that are culturally relevant in a given society -- and "syncretism" -- a fusion of two different belief systems that cannot be reconciled with biblical Christianity.

    ABP News

  • He added that confusion might have been avoided had such a statement been issued sooner "or had L'Osservatore Romano provided this kind of contextualization for its excerpting of the book."

    Vatican clarifies pope's condom comments

  • Still others, sometimes called "Messianic Muslims," reject teachings of Islam that directly contradict the Bible -- like the teaching that Jesus did not die on the cross -- but do not view or describe themselves as Christians. in 2007 regarding "contextualization" of church-planting methods among unreached people groups.

    Biblical Recorder

  • For the past few years the issue of "contextualization" has been intensely discussed and debated.

    The Christian Post RSS Feed | Opinion

  • Still others, sometimes called "Messianic Muslims," reject teachings of Islam that directly contradict the Bible -- like the teaching that Jesus did not die on the cross -- but do not view or describe themselves as Christians. guidelines in 2007 regarding "contextualization" of church-planting methods among unreached people groups.

    ABP News

  • I know people who think that "contextualization" is a dirty word.

    Lavender *Sparkles*

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