ordinariness


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It is these references to the lived reality of the scholars writing this book, and the ordinariness of collaboration and friendship, that make reading this book an unusually enjoyable experience.
In other words, we minister in the ordinariness of people's lives - ordinariness which does not always include specific problems but in which the need for a pastoral response is nevertheless expressed.
A more recent work is David Gordon's Trying Times (1982), which celebrates the "terrible ordinariness" of daily life.
Moreover, although limited in her ability to find out details about their individual lives, Ginzberg believes that the women seem to be distinguished by their ordinariness. Five of the six were married, four to farmers.
ODOT certainly should not build an ordinary bridge, then spend $10 million attempting to disguise its ordinariness.
It examines the hollowness of heroism, the yearning for ordinariness, the search for the weapon of mass destruction that will allow our side "to outlast the others and, in the name of peace, colonise the world".
Noero cites the example of the Smithsons' Ordinariness and Light, in which architecture acts as an armature for and backdrop to everyday lives.
Sowers's low-key reading is convincing in its ordinariness; he does well with the variety of accents, carefully pronounces French words, and lightly changes his tone for the few females who appear.
This, we feel, is the real stuff, revealing the peculiarities of these people rather than their ordinariness. Of course, great musicians are human like everybody else--they get divorced, they get sick, they own cats--we know about that.
It's this very ordinariness that gives power to Michel Horvat's feature documentary We Are Dad, set to premiere on Showtime on June 19.
Lelyveld surmises, "As my mom saw and felt it, Grandma's passivity--the finiteness, the absolute ordinariness of her expectations--stood for all the inertia, all the conventions, all the obstacles that checked her own progress on the path to the more independent life to which she felt entitled." He thought his mother finally had seemed at peace with her life, "until my bombshell landed, showing her, I now suppose, that she was still at cross-purposes with her family and herself."
The endearing thing about Rooney - and the quality which makes him so unaware of his genius - is his ordinariness. There's nothing glossy about him, no sickeningly saccharine side to his character.
The Civic Hybrid impresses with its sheer ordinariness. It's not special, or for purists only.
Despite the fact that the pilots had been involved in 'something great' their chief characteristic was their ordinariness. Their victory, however, was of 'colossal importance'.
Fabre's text will enable a much larger audience to appreciate the ordinariness of many astrologers and alchemists as they sought, like their modern counterparts, to understand themselves and their society using the intellectual tools of their age.