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English Language Notes (2006) 44 (1): 227.
Published: 01 March 2006
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English Language Notes (2018) 56 (1): 139–152.
Published: 01 April 2018
...Sarah Pessin Abstract Thinking with the Christian mystery of kenosis (the self-emptying of God) in relation to divine motions of charity and love, this article sets out to recover a kenotic-mystical element in Greco-Judeo-Islamic Neoplatonisms. After rehearsing the postmetaphysical parameters...
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English Language Notes (2005) 43 (1): 12–33.
Published: 01 September 2005
... TO OBSCURELY BRED : THE NINE LIVES OF RICHARD W HITTINGTON Dick W hittington is alive and well. That is, his 580-year-old charity, W hittington College, is alive and well and accepting appli­ cants, for those who should happen to be either single women or married couples, communicant members of the Church...
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English Language Notes (2000) 37 (4): 52–61.
Published: 01 June 2000
... words, bu t all th ro u g h his revisions of the poem, he retains the rebuttal of the veteran. W hile m aking an identical appeal to th e b en ig n an t law of heaven on behalf of a recipient of charity in another poem written in the same period ( The O ld C um berland Beggar 160), he would go so far...
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English Language Notes (2001) 39 (1): 5–12.
Published: 01 September 2001
... commonplace that friars manipulate the doctrine of charity to serve their own temporal, not spiritual, interests. This criticism is as old as the historical controversy between the secular clergy and the fraternal orders. Dating back to the m id-thirteenth century, this animated conflict, engen­ dered...
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English Language Notes (2010) 48 (2): 99–107.
Published: 01 September 2010
... the place where shee left her beloued.1 B efore delivering his speech, "A Modell of Christian Charity," to the passengers of the Arbella in 1630, W inthrop w ould w rite from London to his close friend. Sir W illiam Springe in Suffolk in February 1629.2The letter is rem arkable as pas­ sionate...
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English Language Notes (2005) 43 (2): 116–133.
Published: 01 December 2005
... that for an honest man charity is a necessity. The lawyer follows the teachings of Cicero (more than the ideal of Christian charity) in his assump­ tion that virtue and expedience should be harmonious. He argues that charity often operates as a vasdy wise and prudent principle a great safeguard to its possessor...
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English Language Notes (2005) 43 (2): 69–92.
Published: 01 December 2005
... However, this was not the result of any liberal educational reform. Forced to work long hours and with little money for instruction, the only real option for the lower orders were the charity schools. The Society for Promoting Christian Knowledge (established in 1699) educated poor children...
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English Language Notes (2018) 56 (1): 223–229.
Published: 01 April 2018
... for upper-class women (particularly widows) to emulate but that these portrayals obscure and diminish the agency she had in life. These writers’ aim was to convince women that the theological virtue of charity went beyond loving God above everything else. They transformed charity into a virtue...
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English Language Notes (2001) 38 (3): 52–56.
Published: 01 March 2001
... Taylor provides a portrait m ore apposite to M ilton s hos­ pital than any I have found: O r if you please in charity to visit a hospital, w hich is in d eed a m ap o f the whole world, th e re you shall see the effects o f A dam s sin, an d the ruins of hum an nature; bodies laid up in heaps like...
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English Language Notes (2018) 56 (1): 269–271.
Published: 01 April 2018
... of poverty in both Muslim and Christian contexts. Godric of Finchale, for instance, lived “sixteen years as a merchant, and began to think of spending on charity, to God’s honor and service, the goods which he had so laboriously acquired.” 3 While the influence of the commercial revolution on the rise...
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English Language Notes (2006) 44 (1): 191–197.
Published: 01 March 2006
... orld instead of transform ing the w o rld " (55-56). 6 Felice's rescue of Cleofilas Illustrates the solidarity tha t Isasi-Diaz believes lies at the heart of fe m i­ nist theology: "It is my contention that solidarity , . . m ust replace charity as the appropriate Christian behavior ethical b e havior...
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English Language Notes (2018) 56 (1): 53–66.
Published: 01 April 2018
... of the union and recollection of uninterrupted contemplation, but even more acceptable, proceeding as they do from a more active and vigorous charity.” 5 While the expression “contemplative in action” was new, the concept was not. To understand its significance, we need to take a brief trip back...
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English Language Notes (2001) 38 (4): 33–36.
Published: 01 June 2001
... the legitimacy of KingJohn to the throne, his great­ est sin according to the Papal delegate Cardinal P andolf is rav­ ishing the Church / O ffending charity (3. 4. 372-73). Ending the play with these patriotic lines, N aught shall make us rue / If England to itself do rest b u t tru e (5. 7. 117-18), he...
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English Language Notes (2003) 40 (4): 51–61.
Published: 01 June 2003
... in the chase after wealth; as one clashes with his interest, the other with his pleasures: to business . . . every thing . . . is sacrificed; and all the endearing charities of citizen, husband, father, brother, becom e empty nam es. 23T he devastating effect o f ava­ rice on all the endearing charities...
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English Language Notes (2005) 43 (2): 35–46.
Published: 01 December 2005
..., Publick Benefits. However, it was in 1723, when he brought out a new edition of the Fable containing an attack on the highly regarded charity schools, that his argum ent that it was the vices of its people such as vanity, sensuality, and avalice that alone could sustain an economy and make a society...
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English Language Notes (2018) 56 (1): 1–6.
Published: 01 April 2018
... methodological questions about another. In her essay on Neoplatonism, charity, and love, Sarah Pessin introduces us to the possibilities of instrumentalizing “the Christian mystery of kenosis”—the concept of “the self-emptying of God”—by suggesting that she is thinking with kenosis. For Pessin, it appears...
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English Language Notes (2010) 48 (1): 41–47.
Published: 01 March 2010
... anage c ro w d in g . She proceeds to list tw e n ty -fiv e typ e s o f people w h o deserve such charity, o ffe rin g firs t a fa rt to "h im th a t is a n g ry /w ith his frie n d and [know s] not w h y " (52-53) and then to "h e th a t is ever w a yw a rd at heart/and w ith every m an is o v e rth w...
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English Language Notes (2003) 41 (1): 69–75.
Published: 01 September 2003
... unasked in people s homes. Godfrey Ablewhite is Miss Clack s hero, as he appears to be the God-fearing man of moral rectitude and charity. The pro­ nunciation of his name as God-free is truly indicative of his character, because he is hardly the pious man he appears to be. The reader eventually learns...
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English Language Notes (2006) 44 (1): 151–156.
Published: 01 March 2006
... discussing the process whereby one was "othered" in early modern London, and pained facial expres­ sions at the harsh form s early modern charity often took. Frankly, I have trouble m uster­ ing any such compassion or empathy for my next door neighbor let alone a vagabond w ho lived m ore than fo u r hundred...