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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2015) 45 (2): 323–342.
Published: 01 May 2015
... Press 2015 theology of the Fall and Last Judgment animals and creatures creation resurrection of the body John Bradford and Martin Bucer • • The Restoration of All Things: John...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2019) 49 (3): 501–520.
Published: 01 September 2019
.... These figures might turn out to be a beast, a nobleman, a saint, a murderer, or—more unsettlingly—many of these at once. These scenes are susceptible to a reading which calls upon a theoretical model drawn from the works of Bruno Latour and Karen Barad, for whom nature, culture, humanity, animality, the organic...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2016) 46 (3): 513–543.
Published: 01 September 2016
... the insult, Goodman set out to show that even if these ministers were actual dogs, they could still serve as channels of grace. To read The Creatures Praysing God is to see animals turning into Christians as if before one’s eyes: the creatures are by turns signifying objects and fellow subjects...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2007) 37 (2): 271–303.
Published: 01 May 2007
... detailed and precise observation of “the creatures.” At the Leipzig debate, Strier / Luther and the Real Presence in Nature  273 Luther concluded by stating that his theological opponent, John Eck, pen- etrates the scriptures as deeply as a water spider does water...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2021) 51 (3): 397–429.
Published: 01 September 2021
... to occupying its place in the animal order could be treated like an animal, humans could be especially convinced of their abyssal difference from other worldly creatures. Nonetheless, the very necessity of dominating pigs also reminds humans of the mutual contingency of being pig and being human, for even...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2009) 39 (2): 375–406.
Published: 01 May 2009
.... Wilson opens his treatise with what had come to be and would remain a common biblical justification for the fighting of cocks in early modern England: namely, man’s divinely ordained dominion over animals, a posi- tion that afforded him not only the necessary uses of God’s creatures “for clothing...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2012) 42 (1): 13–33.
Published: 01 January 2012
... and inves- tigation of the truths of the Catholic faith. It falls into three main parts.2 In the first or Prima Pars (I), Aquinas discusses God and the procession of creatures, including humans, from God as their creative cause. In the third, the Tertia Pars (III), he treats Christ and the sacraments...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2013) 43 (1): 145–172.
Published: 01 January 2013
..., potluck and picnic, progress and parade). Hospitality is environmental in a second sense as well: by participating in the liturgical and agrarian calendar of holidays, hospitality events amalgamate heterogeneous ingredients (times and places; animals and vegetables; things, gods, and persons...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2014) 44 (3): 469–502.
Published: 01 September 2014
... in no sich creature þat is so charmid but be fals beleue. [exorcisms and consecrations done in the church of wine, bread and wax, water, salt and oil and incense, the stone of the altar, upon vestments, miter, cross, and pilgrims’ staffs are properly the practices...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2009) 39 (2): 225–255.
Published: 01 May 2009
... forms plants, animals, minerals, and humans; she supervises generative behavior; she instructs philosophers on the varieties of natural phenomena.15 But although she wields great power over physi- cal creation, Natura is autonomous from it as an authority, and not caught up in it. Similarly, Hugh...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2007) 37 (3): 579–594.
Published: 01 September 2007
.... And that ingenium, as medievalists and early modernists well know, is not just the defining quality of Aesop’s clever animals; it is the defining quality of romance heroes, of lyric lovers, of saints and scholars. One may well argue that it may not be so much that Aesop is “medievalized” by later readers...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2013) 43 (1): 99–120.
Published: 01 January 2013
... that revels in its imagery even as it forecloses on its possibility: Thou almost make me waver in my faith, To hold opinion with Pythagoras, That souls of animals infuse themselves Into the trunks of men: thy currish spirit Govern’d a wolf, who hang’d for human...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2017) 47 (2): 327–358.
Published: 01 May 2017
..., encoding Henry as modern and “politicke” despite his respect for the practice. The additive language stresses Henry’s magnanimity (“not only . . . but [also] . . . yea Gainsford acknowledges Perkin’s animal desperation and sanctuary’s primitive power to open “fur- ther caverns of the earth,” working...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2001) 31 (3): 561–584.
Published: 01 September 2001
... incarnated himself into the creation so as to experience the pain of being one of his own creatures, and so to regenerate a mode of intimacy between creature and creator. As such, sacrifice obligates mortals to respond to God in a way that is by definition unavailable to them. 564 Journal of Medieval...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2006) 36 (3): 619–642.
Published: 01 September 2006
... of treasured honey And wreck the trellised cells. . . . (Georgics IV, 212 – 16) [A]lthough the creatures herein handled, bee so small that they cannot fully bee known, and (as worthless and useless) bee undervalued by many, yet by judicious wise men, who measure things...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2013) 43 (2): 275–301.
Published: 01 May 2013
..., two-­headed birds, double-­bodied animals, centaurs, mermaids, and other hybrid creatures. The differently bodied creatures found in Romanesque sculpture and manuscript marginalia work together, she argues, not to terrify humans as is commonly thought but to ward off potential demonic...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2014) 44 (3): 457–467.
Published: 01 September 2014
... that of a “creature” or thing. Citing a hymn from Passion week, Pecock explains that, while heretics would say that any who “preien deuoutli” to the cross “taken a creature to be her [their] God,” in fact this “creature” — that is, the wood — “is preied forto do what he may not do, but what oonli God may do...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2002) 32 (3): 433–468.
Published: 01 September 2002
... of Architecture and Other Music, The Ninety-Two Conceits of the Minotaur, The Book of Languages, End Plants, A Book of Love, A Bestiary of Past, Present, and Future Animals, The Book of Utopias, The Book of Universal Cosmogra- phy, Lore of Ruins, The Autobiographies of Pasiphae and Semiramis, A Book of Motion...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2008) 38 (2): 373–398.
Published: 01 May 2008
... II’s entry pageant of 1550 in Rouen.] Cornett / New Books across the Disciplines  383 5. Animalia Anderson, Virginia DeJohn. Creatures of Empire: How Domestic Animals Transformed Early America. Oxford: Oxford University Press, (2004) 2006. xiii, 322 pp.; 2...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2008) 38 (3): 523–557.
Published: 01 September 2008
... and Peru, to find an animal Viagra-equivalent in that expanse of lands where marvels were contained. The duke's discreet fantasy of resurrecting the flesh, anchored in male anxiety, narcissistic excess, and a peculiar dream of domination, occupies hardly a footnote in the multinational project...