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irruption

[i′rəp·shən]
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If the Christian God is truly one whose extravagant love cannot be anticipated but irrupts unexpectedly in our world; if we can know that God in our interaction with God's creatures and creation; if the God who is revealed in creation is, nevertheless, always revealed as Mystery; then the privileged social location for encountering and coming to know God is in those places and among those persons who themselves irrupt unexpectedly in our world, who themselves are anomalies in world that worships power, wealth, privilege, and security.
Nothing can irrupt from the past into the present as its former self since all forms of survival require that an entity fits into its new context, and continues to change with as it changes that environment.
In Gifted, the plain through which Sargeson motorcycles is not eternity, but the world-as-book, where the hints laid throughout the text briefly and unexpectedly irrupt into the fictional world.
These subjectivities irrupt in Lebanese experimental film and video in ways that remark on the latent violence still invisibly walking the streets of Beirut.
Longing, or desire, is the force that causes the past to irrupt constantly into the present.
Outcroppings' are shown to irrupt in social settings and in the workplace and to cause Protestant alienation.
For instance, in the "Cyclops" episode of Ulysses the gigantic catalogues that irrupt into the narrative no longer fulfil any principles of systematic relevance, and instead include arbitrary and disconnected series.
Most people visiting Clinicum have an assigned place but s/he can also irrupt into the lives of those they encounter, especially when their narratives disrupt tellings and questionings legitimated within the culture.
Hamlet shows how death can put pressure on the belief structures of English Protestantism, allowing vestiges of England's Catholic past to irrupt into the Protestant present.
14) Clare-the-young-adult in No Telephone to Heaven, sequel to Abeng, will eventually consciously participate in the progressive deconstruction of patriarchal/colonial systems of reference in order for the not-known and not-said to irrupt out of the disquieted volcano of the past.
The Dreamings belong not only to that past that is the era of foundation; Dreamings belong also to the present into which they quite often irrupt to modify 'human strategies and negotiations' (in addition to the striking of the Wardaman Toyota, see e.