Two biblical metaphors form the basis for understanding cross-cultural mission: breaking down
dividing walls and inviting all to the banquet.
The idea of using sex, exposing men to shame as part of the breaking down
process, photographing them naked in front of women or simulating homosexual acts--it's inconceivable that a bunch of kids from West Virginia knew the most sophisticated way to humiliate Arab men.
The process works like this: the parathyroid gland releases a hormone called, appropriately enough, parathyroid hormone, which tells osteoclasts to get to work breaking down
bone to release calcium into the blood.
A study issued by Greenpeace U.S.A., Washington, D.C., entitled "Breaking Down
the Degradable Plastics Scam," concludes that insufficient evidence is available to support manufacturers' claims that degradables are environmentally beneficial.
Because of the seemingly endless complexity and diversity of innovative financial instruments, the Financial Accounting Standards Board is taking the approach of breaking down
these instruments to resolve the numerous recognition and measurement issues associated with them.
The action of the vibrating deck is usually to impart about 900-1800 impacts a minute to the flask and mold while breaking down
the sand compact.
Seeing a photograph of Lygia Clark's Are pedra, 1966/1998, a stone nestled in a small plastic bag of air; or Yoko Ono's Painting to Hammer a Nail, 1961/1998; or Alison Knowles' Gentle Surprises for the Ear, 1975/1997, found detritus with written instructions for making the trash musical, left me wondering why Schimmel resisted allowing the audience to interact with these pieces, which would have allowed the viewer to re-perform them, breaking down
the barrier that this work implicitly and explicitly, as originally conceived, wished to break down.
HAVING experienced the first frosts of the year, it is important to consider the chances of breaking down
and ensure that you are equipped to deal with the circumstances.