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the attempted reconciliation or union of different or opposing principles, practices, or parties, as in philosophy or religion

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But in the syncretic ritual context

forgot the meaning ...

—p.228 E Pluribus Unum (198) by Jeffrey Severs
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6 years, 9 months ago


Nolan's revisiting of Batman is not a re-invention but a reclaiming of the myth, a grand syncresis that draws upon the whole history of the character.

—p.14 Foreword (13) by Simon Reynolds
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5 years, 2 months ago


We know that syncretism has always been one of the Church's major techniques of assimilation.

—p.185 Lost Continent (184) by Roland Barthes
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6 years, 8 months ago


their religious beliefs (almost always syncretic)

—p.155 Chapter 4 (98) by Paulo Freire
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5 years, 2 months ago


we’ll hear a bit about the three different accounts of postcapitalism: Nick and Alex’s, Gibson-Graham’s, and Paul Mason’s. Paul Mason’s is a kind of syncretic account, really, based on lots of different theories

—p.41 Lecture One: What is Postcapitalism? (35) by Mark Fisher
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6 months, 2 weeks ago


the new nation had to protect the canon from chauvinism. It had to promote the idea of the composite cul­ ture or an inherent tendency toward syncretism

—p.87 Tehran (75) by Vijay Prashad
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5 years, 2 months ago