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dialogue

[dī′əlog]
Etymology: L, dialogus, philosophic conversation
a complex form of computer-assisted instruction in which the student is actively engaged in "true conversation" with a computer.
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From a modern Catholic perspective, it is tempting to think of the history of Christian-Muslim relations as one that, at least in recent decades, has been gradually moving from a pattern of confrontation and conflict to one of dialogue and cooperation.
But in truth the history of Christian-Muslim relations, from its very beginnings until today, has simultaneously unfolded and continues to unfold along both of these major story lines--confrontation and conflict as well as dialogue and cooperation--sometimes running parallel and often intersecting.
2] Polkinghorne is surely one of the leading theologians in the science-religion dialogue, and this book adds to his many contributions to the development of a new theology in the face of the modern, scientific worldview.
The problem is not wholly to be found in the ignorance of religious thinkers outside of the dialogue on post-Shoah theology but may also be deeply imbedded in the very process of developing such theologies.
Borrowing from Homer's account of Odysseus's journey to the underworld in Odyssey 11, Dionysus's crossing of the Styx in Aristophanes' Frogs, and the lost Nekuja of Menippus, Lucian wrote thirty short Dialogues of the Dead, his Menipp us, and The Downward Journey The debt of Renaissance writers to these dialogues is extensive and includes Alberti's The Deceased, Matteo Vegio's Palinurus, and the most celebrated Renaissance Lucianic imitation, Rabelais's Histories of Gargantua and Pantagruel, in which Homeric heroes are reduced to rustic laborers.
No one is better equipped than David Marsh to write a book on the nachleben of the Lucianic dialogue in the Renaissance.
Dialogues should reach beyond the usual boundaries and involve all sectors of the community.
The guide has helpful pointers to let that happen, ranging from defining the difference between dialogue and debate; giving examples of racial reconciliation from across the nation; to practical tips on getting started.
Yandell shows how Tahureau's Dialogues (1565) engage in a rhetoric of authority while pretending to set forth a variety of opinions.
Available on AOL (Keyword: Dialogues Online) and CompuServe as well as all Digital City Web platforms including: AOL.
Why, Cox goes on to ask, was it only in Italy that there developed a strong tradition of documentary dialogue while elsewhere in Europe the majority of dialogues took on fictional forms?