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In all traditions most ballads are narrative in nature, with a self-contained story, often concise and relying on imagery, rather than description, which can be tragic, historical, romantic or comic.
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The psyche, culture, fanaticism of an author can be disregarded when interpreting a text, because the words are rich enough themselves with all of the traditions of language.
The Augustinian, Thomist, Lutheran, and Calvinist theological traditions all emphasize the necessity of God's undeserved grace for salvation, and reject so-called Pelagianism, which would make man earn salvation through good works.
Buddhist monks and nuns of most traditions are expected to refrain from all sexual activity and take vows of celibacy ; lay people, however, are not expected to refrain from any specific form of sexual activity, and there is no concept of sinfulness attached to sex.
That method takes the Mishnah of Judah ha-Nasi as a text or foundation, adding to it the other tannaitic traditions, and deriving from all of them the theoretical explanations and practical applications of the religious Law.
In modern ( State controlled ) Chinese Buddhism, all doctrinal traditions are regarded as equally valid.
Pasternak later said, " If, in a bad dream, we had seen all of the horrors in store for us after the war, we should have been sorry not to see Stalin go down together with Hitler: an end to the war in favour of our allies, civilized countries with democratic traditions, would have meant a hundred times less suffering for our people than that which Stalin again inflicted on it after his victory.
In all three traditions, a canon was originally a rule adopted by a council ; these canons formed the foundation of canon law.
They often are considered sacred accounts and can be found in nearly all known religious traditions.
In perennialist usage, esotericism is a metaphysical concept referring to a supposed “ transcendent unity ” of all great religious traditions.
:“ While I am convinced of the critical importance of historiography in the study of esotericism ( and for this reason all of my academic books are firmly grounded in historical method ) I do not believe that historiography is adequate in itself to convey the complex, multivalent nature of esoteric thought, traditions, or most of all, experience.
Byzantium's close cultural and political interaction with its Balkan neighbors Bulgaria and Serbia, and with Russia ( Kievan Rus ', then Muscovy ) led to the adoption of Byzantine imperial traditions in all of these countries.
Yet in nations or regions where traditional folk music is a badge of cultural or national identity, the loss of traditional music can be slowed ; this is held to be true, for instance in the case of Bangladesh, Hungary, India, Ireland, Scotland, Latvia, Turkey, Portugal, Brittany, and Galicia, Greece and Crete all of which retain their traditional music to some degree, in some such areas the decline of traditional music and loss of traditions has been reversed.
They begin with a critique of the past ” such that they review the ways women have been oppressed ; “ they seek alternative biblical and extrabiblical traditions that support ” the ideals Feminists are trying to advance ; and finally “ feminists set forth their own unique method of theology, which includes the revisioning of Christian categories .” Grenz and Olson also mention, however, while all feminists agree there is a flaw in the system, there is disagreement over how far outside of the Bible and the Christian tradition women are willing to go to seek support for their ideals.
* Their execution is dominated by an inherited tradition rather than by innovation ( although like all folk traditions they do change over time )
This may even lead to an institutional variability, as in North Korea, where, after the presidency of party leader Kim Il-Sung, the office was vacant for years, the late president being granted the posthumous title ( akin to some ancient Far Eastern traditions to give posthumous names and titles to royalty ) of " Eternal President " ( while all substantive power, as party leader, itself not formally created for four years, was inherited by his son Kim Jong Il, initially without any formal office ) until it was formally replaced on 5 September 1998, for ceremonial purposes, by the office of Chairman of the Presidium of the Supreme People's Assembly, while the party leader's post as Chairman of the National Defense Commission was simultaneously declared " the highest post of the state ", not unlike Deng Xiaoping earlier in the People's Republic of China.
Goldziher writes, in his Mohammedan Studies: "... it is not surprising that, among the hotly debated controversial issues of Islam, whether political or doctrinal, there is not one in which the champions of the various views are unable to cite a number of traditions, all equipped with imposing isnads ".
Under Frankish inheritance traditions, all sons inherit part of the land, so four kingdoms emerged: centered on Paris, Orléans, Soissons, and Rheims.
By the end of the 12th century they had become holy days of obligation across Europe and involved such traditions as ringing bells for the souls in purgatory and " souling ", the custom of baking bread or soul cakes for " all crysten christened souls ".
The pioneers of the various Wiccan or Witchcraft traditions, such as Gerald Gardner, Doreen Valiente and Robert Cochrane, all claimed that their religion was a continuation of the pagan religion of the Witch-Cult following historians who had purported the Witch-Cult's existence, such as Jules Michelet and Margaret Murray.
... we declare that we defend free from any innovations all the written and unwritten ecclesiastical traditions that have been entrusted to us.
Irenaeus ' point when refuting the Gnostics was that all of the Apostolic churches had preserved the same traditions and teachings in many independent streams.
Attempts have been made to define jazz from the perspective of other musical traditions – using the point of view of European music history or African music for example – but jazz critic Joachim Berendt argues that all such attempts are unsatisfactory.
It is a religion that requires monks and laity, from all its sects and traditions, to be vegetarian.
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Of all their worldly belongings, next to the oxen and his gun, the seed grain had been the most treasured.
A similar tone of underlying futility and despair pervades the spy thrillers of Eric Ambler and dominates the most famous of all American mystery stories, Dashiell Hammett's The Maltese Falcon.
Thus human perception and human volition is the immanent cause of all social change and this most truly when the change reaches the civilizational level.
and, `` I do think that families are the most beautiful things in all the world '', burst out Jo some five hundred pages later in that popular story of the March family, which had first appeared when Henrietta was eight ; ;
Perhaps the mere fact that by plucking on the nerves nature can awaken in the most ordinary of us, temporarily anyway, the sleeping poet, and in poets can discover their immortality, is the most remarkable of all the remarkable phenomena to which we can attest??
Of all the Whig tracts written in support of the Succession, The Crisis is perhaps the most significant.
For him Mercer produced the lyric to `` Out Of Breath Scared To Death Of You '', introduced in that most successful of all the Gaieties, by Sterling Holloway.
after all, the large ( and probably unreliable ) Reader's Digest literature on the `` most unforgettable character I ever met '' deals with village grocers, country doctors, favorite if illiterate aunts, and so forth.
`` The argument that is cutting most ice is that Hearst is the only candidate who is fighting the trusts fearlessly and who would use all the powers of government to disrupt them if he were elected.
It is most important that we recognize the law of love as being unbreakable in all personal relationships, whether individually, socially or as between whole nations of people.
There were several men of ninety or more whom I knew first or last, all of whom were still productive and most of whom knew one another as if they had naturally come together at the apex of their lives.
And a minister of all men is most conscious that he is mere man -- prone to the stresses that earthly humanity is heir to.
Since it was issued in the spring of 1611, the King James Version has been most generally considered the most poetic and beautiful of all translations of the Bible.
Clearly the most provocative plays are all imported originals -- A Taste Of Honey, by Britain's young ( 19 when she wrote it ) Shelagh Delaney ; ;
Gloria ( surname: Ziraldo ), circa 30, who was born in Italy and once did `` chorus work '' in Toronto, has been around longer than most of the others, wistfully remembers the old days when `` we used to get the seamen from the ships, you know, with big turtleneck sweaters and handkerchiefs and all.
In entering this union we will be surrendering most, if not all, of our economic autonomy to international bodies such as the Atlantic Institute ( recently set up ) or the O.E.C.D., I.M.F. and others.
Pausing in the doorway he said: `` The form of the human female, unlike her mind and her spirit, is the most challenging loveliness in all nature ''.
That first entry there is the Vermont Flumenophobe, the earliest and one of the most successful of my eighty-three varieties -- great big scapulars and hardly any primaries at all.
The ledger was full of most precise information: date of laying, length of incubation period, number of chick reaching the first week, second week, fifth week, weight of hen, size of rooster's wattles and so on, all scrawled out in a hand that looked more Chinese than English, the most jagged and sprawling Alex had ever seen.