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of or involving dispute or controversy

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The other edition was Ketton's translation edited by Theodore Bibliander in 1543, the "polemical frame" of which castigated both Catholicism and radical Protestantism.
In this polemical text, he examines the phenomenal success of for-profit railway travel in Canada and Japan, and then asks why the United States could not follow the same route.
Le Corbusier, a Swiss craftsman turned Parisian journalist and polemical architect, might have talked in awe of the aesthetic of industrial enterprise, but Albert Kahn (1869-1942) was the incarnate spirit of industrial enterprise-made-architecture.
Often a well conceived cartoon can make a more telling political statement than any number of polemical speeches or ideological diatribes.
CORRECTION: There is a growing, unsettling predisposition among environmental extremists with polemical axes to grind to blame mankind in general and industrial development in particular for natural disasters.
Holt, 38, was saluted by the judges as "brave, clever, and polemical" in a year which has seen him bring readers his unique view of Europe's Ryder Cup victory, Britain's Olympic successes, England's Euro 2004 challenge and Arsenal's unbeaten Premiership run.
Although 234 different deities are mentioned in these texts, the most prominent by far is Baal, also known from polemical comments about him in the Old Testament.
As a healthful supplement I should like to recommend an earlier, polemical view of the major problem that confronts us in education: Albert Lynd's Quackery in the Public Schools, a neglected 1953 book whose title is not yet out of date.
whose delivery is expressive but not polemical. He lets the facts speak for themselves.
It is common knowledge that Milton's "raillery," "polemicism" (12), and "religious radicalism" (24) are fully apparent in his polemical prose and "Lycidas," and this is duly noted in King's discussion, but to see the same tendencies in Paradise Lost, a poem usually regarded as "a sublime masterpiece standing above the fray of history" (13), is a thesis for which King can legitimately claim originality.
At its worst, Double Fold allows its polemical purposes to overshadow the complex relationship between preservation of originals and new, often worse, technologies for storage and display.
which he followed in 1991 with the more polemical Religion: Why We Should Try to Live Without It.
Ibn [subset]Arabi in the Later Islamic Tradition: The Making of a Polemical Image in Medieval Islam.