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Like executive branch decisions approving torture, Marri's detention is a radical departure from America's deepest values, a moment when our country lost its bearings.
And, as time requireth, a man of marvelous mirth and pastimes, and sometime of as sad gravity.Helpful Hints: You often hear the phrase “last bastion,” meaning, “the last defense,” as in “Many think of libraries as the last bastion against cultural illiteracy” Sample Sentence: The bastion protected the soldiers from enemy attack.Helpful Hints: An elliptical training machine at a gym forces your feet to move in an elliptical, or oval-shaped, pattern.Sample Sentence: (n) The building’s aesthetic drew a lot of attention from visitors who stopped by to admire it.(adj) Even people who knew nothing about architecture noticed the building’s aesthetic qualities.The relationship of Christians to culture is the singular current crisis point for the church.
Evangelicals are deeply divided over how to interact with a social order that is growing increasingly post-Christian.
Also, the last two definitions are close cousins – elliptical writing is often difficult to understand BECAUSE it uses such brief, concise language Sample Sentence: He took an elliptical approach at giving the unpleasant news, making it difficult for the family to understand what he was trying to tell them.
Helpful Hints: This word comes from the same root as “husband,” and when the word arose in the thirteenth century, a married man was almost always in charge of the family’s financial affairs, and was probably a farmer.
Still others believe that “you change culture one heart at a time.” Finally, many are attracted to the new culture and want to reengineer the church to modify its adversarial relationship with culture.
Many in the “one heart at a time” party play down doctrine and stress experience, while some in the reengineering group are altering distinctives of evangelical doctrine in the name of cultural engagement.
When a person's knowledge covers many different areas, he or she is a polymath.