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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2017) 47 (3): 609–615.
Published: 01 September 2017
...Nicholas Hardy This article uses an annotated copy of the 1587 edition of the Septuagint, the ancient Greek translation of the Old Testament, as a window onto the relationship between biblical criticism and vernacular translation in early seventeenth-century England. The author recently identified...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2023) 53 (1): 117–147.
Published: 01 January 2023
... translations of the Bible; and his study of Judaeo-Arabic biblical criticism. It argues that foregrounding these concerns—developed throughout the course of his long career as Laudian Professor of Arabic and Regius Professor of Hebrew at Oxford—enables Pococke's work to be situated in its more specific...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2023) 53 (1): 87–116.
Published: 01 January 2023
..., among historians of scholarship, he is famous primarily for his Horae Hebraicae et Talmudicae (1658 – 78), an unprecedentedly thorough application of Hebrew scholarship to New Testament exegesis, now recognized as a milestone of biblical criticism. This article brings these facets of Lightfoot's legacy...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2010) 40 (1): 119–147.
Published: 01 January 2010
... political culture. The play's medievalism and its biblical allusions critically expose the efforts of some English Protestants to authorize power on the basis of a fundamentalist reading of the Bible. The biblical interests of Measure for Measure also respond to the king's censure of the Geneva Bible...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2023) 53 (3): 451–465.
Published: 01 September 2023
... of disciplines (biblical hermeneutics, penitential theology, semantics, legislative practice, criminal law, textual criticism and literature especially) that elucidate some of the ways in which intentionalism rose in profile in the premodern and early modern centuries. In sum, we lose so much by repudiating...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2019) 49 (1): 85–111.
Published: 01 January 2019
... as euphemisms for these Christian concepts has allowed critics to avoid recognizing Shakespeare’s indebtedness to the moral vision of Christianity. Tragedy for Shakespeare, as in medieval biblical drama, is the failure of a sinner to repent. Shakespeare represents repentance as a process that requires...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2015) 45 (3): 595–613.
Published: 01 September 2015
...Adam Smyth This article explores the production of Gospel harmonies at Little Gidding in the 1630s. By drawing on rarely examined archival letters, documents, and drafts contained in the Ferrar Papers at Magdalene College, Cambridge, the article examines the production processes behind the biblical...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2018) 48 (2): 413–430.
Published: 01 May 2018
...: A Reappraisal. Grand Rapids, Mich.: Baker Academic, xiv, pp. Miert, Dirk van, et al., eds. Scriptural Authority and Biblical Criticism in the Dutch Golden Age: God’s Word Questioned. Oxford: Oxford University Press, xvi, pp. Monagle, Clare. The Scholastic Project. Past Imperfect. Kalamazoo, Mich...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2023) 53 (1): 1–23.
Published: 01 January 2023
... of the prophetic books made directly from the Hebrew. Traditional scholarship has assumed that the Arabic translations contributed little more to biblical criticism after the Polyglot's publication. However, Mills argues that Pococke delved more deeply into the comparative study of Hebrew and Arabic in the years...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2017) 47 (3): 437–460.
Published: 01 September 2017
..., especially after the intervention of D. W. Robertson and the “exegetical school” in the second half of the last century. In his well-­known articulation of what he called “historical criticism,” Robertson imported strategies of allegoresis from patristic and early medieval biblical...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2003) 33 (1): 91–123.
Published: 01 January 2003
... of Scripture could and should only be understood in the context of the whole” Spiritual and Sacred Publique Actions 31). 78 Stephen Prickett, Reading the Text: Biblical Criticism and Literary Theory, ed. Prickett (Oxford: Blackwell, 1991), 4. 79 In this sense, they participate in what Fenn...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2017) 47 (3): 545–560.
Published: 01 September 2017
... available to her, it is possible to trace which bible Lanyer preferred. Surprisingly, despite Lanyer's preference for the Geneva translation, she also made use of the Bishops' Bible, suggesting that the poet carefully sifted through different English translations as she sought to generate biblical authority...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2017) 47 (3): 415–435.
Published: 01 September 2017
...Thomas Fulton Bibles were among the most circulated books in medieval and early modern England, the most studied and most read, and as such they provide a profoundly valuable archive for the history of reading. Because the biblical text underwent intense and often contentious hermeneutic scrutiny...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2017) 47 (3): 487–516.
Published: 01 September 2017
... and transmis- sion, the rolls tacked to the Temple door were then collected, edited, and eventually assembled into the Old and New Testaments as they are pre- sented in these early printed texts. Starting with the “higher” critical schol- arship of the late eighteenth century, biblical scholars would come...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2023) 53 (1): 55–85.
Published: 01 January 2023
... Jewish authorities as more active, and less mediated, participants in early modern debate. PHa@div.duke.edu Copyright © 2023 by Duke University Press 2023 English Reformation Hebrew scholarship Jewish sources and traditions biblical exegesis ecclesiastical politics When did...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2021) 51 (2): 215–240.
Published: 01 May 2021
..., the author legitimates the practice of dissent and by extension his own polemic, by turning to a biblically based model of open criticism. Reading will allow the mother to get the “certeyn euidences” she needs to make sound spiritual judgments and perhaps to defend her beliefs as boldly as Saint Lucy (72.22...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2014) 44 (1): 95–112.
Published: 01 January 2014
..., pro- voking questions about its rationality, and potentially subjecting its claims to criteria of assessment applied in disciplines such as law, history, natural philosophy, and biblical criticism. The last is important, for it was not a question of alien standards being imposed from outside...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2018) 48 (2): 341–364.
Published: 01 May 2018
... Hilton, as well as in Protestant biblical commentaries, devotionals, and poetry throughout the sixteenth and seventeenth centuries. English reformers like John Bale, knowingly or otherwise, developed a ritualized language of divine revelation that was rooted in the mystical tradition, and this discourse...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2007) 37 (3): 531–547.
Published: 01 September 2007
... College Park, Maryland The early English biblical dramas comprising the Chester cycle present ideal material for a critical project aimed at critiquing traditional assumptions about literary periodization. First mounted by city guilds in the fifteenth century, the Chester plays underwent...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2003) 33 (2): 215–239.
Published: 01 May 2003
... approaches to textual criticism that all, never- theless, require interpretative choices, see G. Thomas Tanselle, “Classical, Biblical, and Medieval Textual Criticism and Modern Editing,” in his Textual Criticism and Schol- arly Editing (Charlottesville: University Press of Virginia, 1990...