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  • adjective Multiform.

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  • And so the text might seem at first glance to offer a binary understanding of gender, but it does so while also offering a perplexingly pluriform understanding of humanity and even of divinity, thus suggesting that, while having convenient labels may be necessary for practical purposes, matters are much more complex when one looks beneath the surface.

    Archive 2009-08-01

  • And so the text might seem at first glance to offer a binary understanding of gender, but it does so while also offering a perplexingly pluriform understanding of humanity and even of divinity, thus suggesting that, while having convenient labels may be necessary for practical purposes, matters are much more complex when one looks beneath the surface.

    Male and Female He Created Them?

  • In the meantime publishers complain and look for subsidies, grants and extra charges, saying that the newspaper scene should remain pluriform.

    Buziaulane

  • In the meantime publishers complain and look for subsidies, grants and extra charges, saying that the newspaper scene should remain pluriform.

    BPN 1358 Dead media publishers want assistance

  • In the meantime publishers complain and look for subsidies, grants and extra charges, saying that the newspaper scene should remain pluriform.

    Archive 2009-07-01

  • To claim that the Bible is simple when it is complex, to claim that it is clear when it is not, to claim that it is uniform when it is diverse, to claim that it is monolithic when it is pluriform, to claim that it is flawless when it is characterized throughout by the limitations and failings of its human authors - what could possibly be more unbiblical than this?

    Fundamentalism: Fundamentally Unbiblical

  • To claim that the Bible is simple when it is complex, to claim that it is clear when it is not, to claim that it is uniform when it is diverse, to claim that it is monolithic when it is pluriform, to claim that it is flawless when it is characterized throughout by the limitations and failings of its human authors - what could possibly be more unbiblical than this?

    Archive 2008-07-01

  • I would hope he would do so because the Kingdom of God is varied and pluriform, and again you seem to want to nail it down to some future eschatological event.

    Limits of Literalism

  • They are also not set up with two-party systems, instead pluriform multi-party systems.

    The Volokh Conspiracy » McCain’s Interesting Reading of the Constitution:

  • My main contention is that culture is pluriform and dynamic — and that a vibrant and strong culture need not be accountable to a unitary principle, a unified scheme of principles, or to a singular authority structure.

    Philocrites: Richard John Neuhaus's deputy turns on him.

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