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The transformative power of the song was investigated by journalist Bill Moyers in a documentary released in 1990.
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James Basker also acknowledged this force when he explained why he chose " Amazing Grace " to represent a collection of anti-slavery poetry: " there is a transformative power that is applicable ...: the transformation of sin and sorrow into grace, of suffering into beauty, of alienation into empathy and connection, of the unspeakable into imaginative literature.
" A model of reinvention, author Jessie Carney Smith wrote that " Janet has continued to test the limits of her transformative power ", receiving accolades in music, film and concert tours throughout the course of her career.
not only work for us but constantly expand our horizons, that we may enter the world of or transformative power and pass on to others what we have found to be true for ourselves " ( Double Vision 18 ).
In her study of the Pagan movement in the U. S., sociologist Margot Adler noted that the Faeries placed a great emphasis on the " transformative power of play ", believing that playful behavior had a role within ritual that could lead to an altered state of consciousness.
The wounds and crown of thorns allude to the manner of Jesus ' death, while the fire represents the transformative power of divine love.
* Coral Cantigas-the only chorus in the Washington, D. C. area with the mission of increasing awareness and appreciation of the many rich styles of Latino ( Latin American, Spanish and Caribbean ) choral music, and promoting diversity by uniting communities through the joyful and transformative power of music.
Starting with Oscar Wilde as the spiritual godfather of glam rock, the film revels in the gender and identity experimentation and fashionable bisexuality of the era, and acknowledges the transformative power of glam rock as an escape and a form of self-expression for gay teenagers.
Protecting forests and challenging corporate power has remained a key focus of RAN ’ s campaigns since, and has led RAN into campaigns that have led to transformative policy changes across home building, wood purchasing and supplying, automobile, fashion, paper and banking industries.
Geopoliticians analyze, measure, or map the spatial structure, configuration, and long-term transformative dynamics of power in the international system.
Unger thus sees that the state of the social sciences and humanities today have succumbed to the sway of three impulses that stagnate their development and curtail their transformative power.
" OneBeat is " a new international cultural exchange by the U. S. Department of State that celebrates the transformative power of the arts through the creation of original, inventive music, and people-to-people diplomacy.
The enormous transformative power of novel molecular engineering has the potential to create Animats, true nonbiological life forms, whose relatively simple behavior would not fit into most standard A-Life paradigms.
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William E. Swing the URI Charter was developed through a series of international conferences and consultation with transformative organizational design practitioners David Cooperrider and Diana Whitney.
In India, sound was the transformative element that led to the rapid expansion of the nation's film industry — the most productive such industry in the world since the early 1960s.
Although Burger had conservative leanings and was considered a strict constructionist, the U. S. Supreme Court delivered a variety of transformative decisions on abortion, capital punishment, religious establishment, and school desegregation during his tenure.
James Bryant Conant ( March 26, 1893 – February 11, 1978 ) was a chemist, a transformative President of Harvard University, and the first U. S. Ambassador to West Germany.
A study in the UK describes how students in a service-learning section experienced perspective transformation and shifts of their world-view when their training was derived in part by the principles of transformative learning theory.
The briefs were refiled in June 2002 through the National Organization for Albinism and Hypopigmentation and while the decision was upheld, the comic was deemed not to be " transformative " raising possible future problems for parody.
* Freeform contest, 2007-" Scaling Everest was, by far, the most amazing and transformative experience of my life.
Wynn was also the recipient of an honorary doctorate degree at the University of Pennsylvania ’ s 250th Commencement Ceremony in recognition of his transformative vision of Las Vegas in 2006 and has since received honorary doctoral degrees from the University of Nevada, Las Vegas ; Sierra Nevada College ; The Culinary Institute of America ; and Johnson & Wales University in Providence, Rhode Island.
Hence, and elsewhere, on publication day, in the May 1996 edition of the Lingua Franca journal, in the article “ A Physicist Experiments With Cultural Studies ”, Prof. Sokal announced that his transformative hermeneutics article was a parody, submitted “ to test the prevailing intellectual standards ”, concluding that, as an academic publication, Social Text ignored the requisite intellectual rigor of verification and “ felt comfortable publishing an article on quantum physics without bothering to consult anyone knowledgeable in the subject .” Moreover, as a public intellectual, Prof. Sokal said his hoax was an action protesting against the contemporary tendency towards obscurantism — abstruse, esoteric, and vague writing in the social sciences:
Wider acknowledgement of Jaspers ' work came after it was presented at a conference and published in Dædalus in 1975, and Jaspers ' suggestion that the period was uniquely transformative generated important discussion amongst other scholars, such as Johann Arnason.
Armstrong argues that the Enlightenment was a " Second Axial Age ", including thinkers such as Isaac Newton, Sigmund Freud, and Albert Einstein, and that religion today needs to return to the transformative Axial insights.
Some geologic processes are destructive or transformative of structures or minerals, and when a process is not complete or does not completely destroy certain features, the left-over feature is a relict of what was there before.
This potentially transformative return to public life was wrecked when the gallery burned down in a freak fire and all the paintings were destroyed.
* Janet Taylor Spence Award for Transformative Early Career Contributions: The APS Janet Taylor Spence Award was established to recognize transformative early career contributions to psychological science.
When used as a transformative device ( approximately 10 % of teachers taking part in the study ) the impact on pedagogy was transformative.
In the late 1860s, a transformative experience for Marianne was the difficulty a friend of hers had in obtaining work to support her family after her husband had fallen ill.
The idea of transformative derivation proves that Kuryłowicz was ahead of his times, because what he described resembles one of the main assumptions of Chomsky ’ s Transformative – Generative Grammar postulated several years later.
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For example, observable physical quantities are represented by self-adjoint operators, such as energy or momentum, whereas transformative processes are represented by unitary linear operators such as rotation or the progression of time.
On the other hand Ellington's friend Earl Hines's twenty solo " transformative versions " of Ellington compositions were described by Ben Ratliff, the New York Times jazz critic, as " as good an example of the jazz process as anything out there.
Transformative learners utilize discourse as a means of critically examination and reflection “ devoted to assessing reasons presented in support of competing interpretations, by critically examining evidence, arguments, and alternative points of view .” When circumstances permit, transformative learners move toward a frame of reference that is more inclusive, discriminating, self-reflective, and integrative of experience.
For example, Robert M. Page, a Reader in Democratic Socialism and Social Policy at the University of Birmingham, writes about " transformative democratic socialism " to refer to the politics of the Clement Attlee government ( a strong welfare state, fiscal redistribution, some nationalisation ) and " revisionist democratic socialism ," as developed by Anthony Crosland and Harold Wilson:
When the concept of assured destruction is applied in the doctrine of law, it is often criticized by proponents of the restorative justice and transformative justice approaches, who point out that assured destruction doctrines are rarely implemented with rigor or integrity of due process.
Known as the aadizookaanan (" traditional stories ," singular aadizookaan ), they are told by the debaajimojig (" story-tellers ", singular debaajimod ) only in winter in order to preserve their transformative powers.
James C. Kaufman and Beghetto introduced a " four C " model of creativity ; mini-c (" transformative learning " involving " personally meaningful interpretations of experiences, actions and insights "), little-c ( everyday problem solving and creative expression ), Pro-C ( exhibited by people who are professionally or vocationally creative though not necessarily eminent ) and Big-C ( creativity considered great in the given field ).
However, if the work that is distributed by the remixer is an entirely new and transformative work that is not for profit, copyright laws are not breached.
The publication of Principles of Biomedical Ethics by James F. Childress and Tom Beauchamp — the first American textbook of bioethics — marked a transformative moment in the discipline.
Power, the transformative capacity of people to change the social and material world, is closely shaped by knowledge and space-time.
The Chapel of Sacred Mirrors, CoSM, a long-term exhibition of fifty works of transformative art by Grey opened in the Fall of 2004 in New York City and relocated to its present Hudson Valley location some years later.
However, the transformative " ring anthem " frequently used as Hercules slips on the ring given him by Zeus, along with several bridges of music used throughout episodes, are taken from the 1954 film The Black Shield of Falworth, the music credited to Joseph Gershenson but really composed by Hans Salter, Herman Stein and Frank Skinner, the long time in-house film composer for Universal Studios.
A transformative asset could be a trust fund set up by family that allows one to own a nice house in a nice neighborhood, instead of renting an apartment in a run-down community.
Guilford College, founded in 1837 by members of the Religious Society of Friends ( Quakers ), is an independent college whose stated mission is to: " provide a transformative, practical and excellent liberal arts education that produces critical thinkers in an inclusive, diverse environment, guided by Quaker testimonies of community, equality, integrity, peace and simplicity and emphasizing the creative problem-solving skills, experience, enthusiasm and international perspectives necessary to promote positive change in the world.
An important part of transformative learning is for individuals to change their frames of reference by critically reflecting on their assumptions and beliefs and consciously making and implementing plans that bring about new ways of defining their worlds.
More recent research has specifically explored the process of transformative learning as it occurs in bereaved elders, maintaining that the “ disorienting dilemma ” deemed necessary by Meizrow is present in the loss of a loved one, with an additional devastating factor being the isolation that the elderly in particular are likely to face.
In another study, transformative learning in the context of suicide bereavement ; in these cases the dilemma is compounded by the questioning of conceptions or misconceptions that were held about the relationship with the deceased and resolving the meaning of that relationship during the grieving process.
Positing that understanding transformative learning may have been hindered by perspectives of rational thought and Western traditions, King provides an alternate model grounded in a meta-analysis of research, the Transformative Learning Opportunities Model.