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The Present Occurrence of Past Events: Origen

John David Dawson

in Christian Figural Reading and the Fashioning of Identity

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520226302
eISBN:
9780520925984
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520226302.003.0007
Subject:
Classical Studies, Literary Studies: Classical, Early, and Medieval

This chapter provides a close reading of sections of the Commentary on the Gospel of John, which was written by Origen. It shows that Origen's unique way of preserving history is obvious in his ... More


Conclusion: Where to Now?

Lois Presser and Sveinung Sandberg

in Narrative Criminology: Understanding Stories of Crime

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9781479876778
eISBN:
9781479895731
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479876778.003.0012
Subject:
Sociology, Law, Crime and Deviance

This concluding chapter argues that narrative criminology not only rationalizes past actions but also inspires future actions. Stories connote some meanings that provide the would-be actors a ... More


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