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make a more or less disguised reference to

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Although he alludes to the painful struggles over the meaning, extent, and theology of renewal as mandated by the council, it is important to note--which he neglects to do--that many of those struggles arose from commitments of the women religious themselves to differing ecclesiologies.
ZAATARDIVA is the third collection of poetry by Suheir Hammad, a Palestinian-born New Yorker, award-winning poet and acclaimed performer from Russell Simmons' "Def Poetry Jam on Broadway." The "Zaatar" of the title refers to a mixture of spices often eaten with olive oil and bread and alludes to the way Hammad blends her cultural background with a vision of global politics, race and the power of writing.
Yet the question to ask is this: What does the identification of a face--even one that alludes, for those in the know, to the private life of two extremely secretive artists--fundamentally add to our understanding of the work?
Verse 27 alludes to the processional arriving through the temple gates and approaching the altar.
I listened to this audio just as Hurricane Katrina struck New Orleans and, interestingly, this book alludes to the fact that New Orleans was living in the shadow of the "big one." Let's hope when the city is reconstructed, the levees will be rebuilt on a par with those rebuilt in the Netherlands in the 1950s.
There's also a shrewd belly dance that alludes to both women's lives.
In a few pages, she reverently details the spiritual history of his ancient, animist culture of cliff dwellers whose very name alludes to their powers of survival.
By drawing on Wisdom literature--Proverbs, Ecclesiastes, and the Gospels--Milton, who alludes to those scriptural texts in his major poems, expounds a view that runs counter to the predominant historical circumstances that favor the return of monarchy to England.
Tharoor alludes to this evil notion by pointing out that UN Security Council "resolutions do not serve only to codify the acceptable in the eyes of the world; they also, quite directly, lay down the law."
Further, while Khalaf alludes to the elite and class dimensions in general, "class," remains tangential to his main arguments.
The female figure alludes to the city's artistic side while the smith alludes to its industrial heritage.
(The book's title alludes to Ayn Rand's bestselling 1957 novel, Atlas Shrugged, in which the world's most productive "men of the mind" go on strike to protest what they see as unfair conditions.) National Correspondent Michael W.
In jazz poetry, scat phrasing acts as a kind of verbal release that alludes to the instrumental quality of the human voice.
Other installations rejoice in the titles of 'Glam Rocks', 'Water Wings' and 'They Shoot Horses Don't They?', a giant mirrorball that alludes to Blackpool's glorious ballroom past.
Dance New Amsterdam alludes to Manhattan's earliest settlers.