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The verse is taken to prove that the Qur'an already prefigured the Big Bang theory.
In a chronologically ambitious essay, Heinz Schott illustrates that the imagination and even magnetic qualities in Paracelsus prefigured the "animal magnetism" described by the nineteenth-century figure Franz Anton Mesmer.
Also, her assumption into heaven prefigured the glorification of all who will be saved.
In the same way, radical homosexual groups in Italy and France prefigured the American gay liberation movement in 1968.
The prefigured world seems to be one where our expectations don't match that reality, where we're not getting it right, as in the poem "Stargazing," where Uncle Charles "points to the pattern of / bullet holes in the walls / (like) some / cockeyed farmer / from Kandiyohi / County / in central Minnesota / showing his / nephew / the constellation Orion / when in fact / he is pointing / to Ursa / the bear.
De Gaulle's government put forward in the early 1960s a plan, the Fouchet plan, that uncannily prefigured the Chirac-Schroeder plan for an intergovernmental political union in effect an anti-democratic superstate run by France and Germany with small countries squashed.
In their pushing, falling, and cradling movements the chorus members prefigured and commented on the action.
In other words, he ran a campaign that prefigured George W.
This emerging urge to repudiate the unity of knowledge both prefigured the more radical antifoundationalism of the next fin de siecle and mirrored the nineteenth century's larger flight from universalism" (87).
The sequence of events that prefigured the exhibition's Washington debut - petitions, academic mud-slinging, political intrigue and, finally, face-saving compromise - so far has been absent from the show's L.
However, the picture of normative, centered Sunnism of the post-Mongol period inspired by them: "the essential and unalterable embodiment of the faith as it had been prefigured in the days of the Prophet himself" (p.
Without knowing it at the time, Kampouris prefigured the re-engineering phenomenon.
She tended toward the existential Christianity prefigured by Soren Kierkegaard.
Stream-of-consciousness technique is prefigured in the celebrated chapter 42.
He analyzes the complexities of numerous local boundary contests, which often prefigured or led to resolutions at the national level.