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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2009) 39 (2): 305–330.
Published: 01 May 2009
... and statues was to be replaced by learning to read the English Bible. Literacy, however, isn't easy, even now. Taking up the issues of iconoclasm and literacy from the perspective of recent research in cognitive neuroscience, this essay explores the reformers' misunderstandings about how people could...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2014) 44 (3): 457–467.
Published: 01 September 2014
..., the sacred object, and after the Reformations, the holy book. The essays of this special issue diverge from narratives of cultural rupture, iconoclasm, or violence against the sacred object. Instead, they attend to the complexities and continuities of cultural translation, whether between medieval and early...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2018) 48 (2): 365–385.
Published: 01 May 2018
... of Reformation iconoclasm. In the words of a “nameless late writer” quoted in John Weever’s Ancient Funerall Monuments, at Verula- mium “Churches that interr’d the dead / Here themselves are sepulchred.”23 Edmund Spenser’s The Ruines of Time harps insistently on the “antique moniments defaced...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2015) 45 (3): 573–594.
Published: 01 September 2015
... of early modern collage was operative in a plurality of sensory registers and at disparate physical scales. • • Collage, Architectural Inscription, and the Aesthetics of Iconoclasm...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2002) 32 (3): 433–468.
Published: 01 September 2002
... in Christianity’s relation to, and under- standing of, the material world. The idea of the fetish thus emerges within the conceptual frame of Reformation iconoclasm. The concept of the fetisso was disseminated in Northern Europe through the various translations of the Dutch explorer Pieter de Marees’s...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2010) 40 (1): 197–218.
Published: 01 January 2010
... pp.; 21 illus. $65.00. [On the problem of language as aesthetic artifact in the wake of Reformation iconoclasm.] Kendall, Calvin B., et al., eds. Conversion to Christianity from Late Antiq- uity to the Modern Age: Considering the Process in Europe, Asia, and the Americas. Minnesota Studies...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2020) 50 (2): 269–291.
Published: 01 May 2020
... Oxford English Literary History, Vol- ume Two: Reform and Cultural Revolution (Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2004), 383 457; and Simpson, The Rule of Medieval Imagination, in Images, Idolatry, and Iconoclasm, ed. Dimmick, Simpson, and Zeeman, 2 24. 38 Scarry, The Body in Pain, 5. There are other...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2021) 51 (2): 285–319.
Published: 01 May 2021
... With a degree of self-criticism and frankness unmatched by later post-Tridentine reformers, some of these early Catholic critics suggested that eroticized depictions could indeed result in idol worship, thus engaging a quintessential Protestant argument. In his scathing response to Karlstadt's iconoclasm...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2015) 45 (3): 595–613.
Published: 01 September 2015
... collages as “a reformed community’s sceptical engagement with a Catholic material culture,” their visual materials were nonetheless explosive, at least to Puritan eyes.14 During the 1644 trial which culminated in his execution, Archbishop William Laud, (who was given a Little Gidding Pen- tateuch...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2002) 32 (2): 375–398.
Published: 01 May 2002
...: Iconoclasm in Reformation Zurich, Strasbourg, and Basel (Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 1995), esp. 131–39, argues that targets were selected on the basis of intense and specific engagements on the part of iconoclasts with their subjects. 25 On links between Reformation destruction...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2023) 53 (3): 451–465.
Published: 01 September 2023
... is Kant's Critique of Judgment (1790), formulated after more than two centuries of agonized Protestant hostility to visual religious artifacts. After two hundred years of iconoclasm, the discourse of Aesthetics faced the challenge of evangelical disgust at the enslaving, idolatry-inducing Catholic image...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2013) 43 (2): 335–367.
Published: 01 May 2013
... governance, and salvation and ethics to new scrutiny, for even the most trenchant iconoclasm was performed in the name of religious principles. Breaking statues, whitewashing churches, and questioning the real presence indicated not the death of the sacred but what reformers saw as a purer...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2003) 33 (3): 471–492.
Published: 01 September 2003
... in the ninth carried on the same enthusiastic list- ing and (mis)naming of both historical and contemporary beliefs. 4 They were succeeded in later centuries by a host of others. As part of the process, and at the same time to cash in on it, iconoclasm, not a heresy in modern Journal...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2010) 40 (1): 1–5.
Published: 01 January 2010
... decision; the relentless disciplines of new textualities that etio- late trust, and their attendant iconoclasms; and a new form of individualism that rises into profile only in relation to a single and forbidding power whose force and novelty is certain to provoke intense self-consciousness. In repu...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2014) 44 (3): 549–583.
Published: 01 September 2014
..., a monument, like other Church of England buildings, to the long-­suffering body of the English faithful enduring the Reformation.2 The anxieties traversing this turbulent era toward sacred objects and spaces pervade the early Elizabethan Homyly agaynst peryll of Idolatry, which treats laypeople...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2017) 47 (3): 415–435.
Published: 01 September 2017
... the biblical text into their writing? Before and after the Reformation, did the common reader really care about the nuances of bibli- cal translation? Did readers respond to contentious readings through trans- lation, such as “priest,” “presbyter,” or “elder,” or the word Thomas More objected to so...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2014) 44 (2): 241–280.
Published: 01 May 2014
... Modern Studies / 44.2 / 2014 shaped by covert biases that derive from these.80 James Simpson has made the compelling observation that post-­Enlightenment, Anglo-­American scholarship is itself indebted to and a “reflex” of the Reformation discourse of iconoclasm. Modern categories such as art...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2013) 43 (3): 655–673.
Published: 01 September 2013
... for their collegial editorial contribution. The topics for this issue include: 1. Editions and translations 2. Reference 3. Biographical studies 4. Markets and economies 5. Language, image, and vernacularity 6. Church and reform 7. Visual culture 8...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2018) 48 (2): 387–412.
Published: 01 May 2018
..., – Tudor Royal Proclamations, Volume : The Early Tudors – ed. Paul L. and James F. Larkin (New Haven, Conn.: Yale University Press, 408 Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies / 48.2 / 2018 On the fate of bells in English Reformation iconoclasm, see Margaret Aston, Bro- ken...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2016) 46 (3): 545–554.
Published: 01 September 2016
... and Its Reformation Opponents (Cambridge, Mass.: Belknap Press of Har- vard University Press, 2007), 184 – 221. For the second, see James Simpson, Under the Hammer: Iconoclasm in the Anglo-­American Tradition (Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2010), 116 – 54. 7 Wulfstan of York...