By Ashraf Padanna/Thiruvananthapuram Kerala Governor Nikhil Kumar has regretted "increasing fissiparous
tendencies to resort to subterfuge and insinuations for political advantage" by the Leftist opposition of the southern state.
The Liberal Democrats have always been fissiparous
, but those divisions were not much commented upon when the party seemed a long way from power.
It seems that the present Transforming Rehabilitation proposals if enacted will fast become a legislative bludgeoning engine intent on dismantling probation and offering in its place a largely fissiparous
mix comprising a skein of lowest bidders and corporate raiders.
Whereas Taylor is concerned with whether and how God is present in the world, Gregory is concerned with the vast and fissiparous
diversity or what he calls the "hyperpluralism" that characterized our knowledge of God, truth, and morality.
Perhaps the exhibition leads, bizarrely, to a better understanding of the importance of ACE in not only documenting but also seeking to affirm and even celebrate the shared values, common humanity and rich imaginative repertoire that underlie our superficially fissiparous
culture at its profoundest level.
As Jenny Wormald concludes, for the early 1500s, the government found kinship advantageous in the "organization and control of the fissiparous
In this way the fissiparous
dynamics of social change and intellectual endeavour also divided theology into specific traditions.
This conclusion jibes with the kingdom-wide turn to a more fissiparous
politics, seen in the work of Subbarayalu and in the late James Heitzman's Gifts of Power (2001).
We have already noted that Pentecostalism was to become a globalized movement precisely because of its loose-knit, fissiparous
nature and its capacity to change its shape as it made its way in the context of global and local (glocal) societies.
MOLD: Clwyd Theatr Cymru (0845 330 3565), Someone Who''ll Watch Over Me: FissiParous
Other themes that merit attention are the strong influence of the Baptist movement within Mennonite Brethren history and across its global geography; conflicts that have repeatedly plagued relationships between Mennonite Brethren mission institutions based in the United States and Canada, and emerging national church conferences; the fissiparous
character of many Mennonite Brethren communities, and the sometimes troubling survival rate of church-planting efforts.
In implementing differing political forms and technologies of government, colonial rule across Africa appropriated and repackaged particular dimensions of local cultures and social practices, bequeathing an authoritarian and fissiparous
legacy, which has beleaguered African postcolonies.