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Published: 01 May 2021
Figure 5 . Hugo van der Goes, The Lamentation of Christ . Oil on oak, 33.8 × 23 cm. Source: Kunsthistorisches Museum, Vienna. Figure 5. Hugo van der Goes, The Lamentation of Christ. Oil on oak, 33.8 × 23 cm. Source: Kunsthistorisches Museum, Vienna. More
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Published: 01 May 2021
Figure 6 . School or workshop of Rogier van der Weyden, The Lamentation of Christ . Oil on panel, 81 × 130 cm. Source: Mauritshuis, The Hague. Figure 6. School or workshop of Rogier van der Weyden, The Lamentation of Christ. Oil on panel, 81 × 130 cm. Source: Mauritshuis, The Hague. More
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2002) 32 (1): 109–144.
Published: 01 January 2002
...Joëlle Rollo-Koster © by Duke University Press 2002 a From Prostitutes to Brides of Christ: The Avignonese Repenties in the Late Middle Ages Joëlle...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2021) 51 (2): 263–284.
Published: 01 May 2021
...Andrew R. Casper This essay recovers the dialectics of authenticity informed by the reinvigorated emergence of the Mandylion of Edessa as an authorized early Christian relic in Counter-Reformation Italy. The original was a miraculously generated icon of Christ's face which later became a major...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2010) 40 (3): 439–461.
Published: 01 September 2010
...Thomas Betteridge A central aim of Tyndale's polemical works was to convert the mass of the populace to a more rigorous and meaningful engagement with Christ's teaching. In this he shared the concerns of most early-sixteenth-century religious reformers. Alongside this pastoral desire, however...
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Published: 01 May 2021
Figure 8 . Hugo van der Goes, infrared scan showing the underdrawing of The Lamentation of Christ . Source: Kunsthistorisches Museum, Vienna. Figure 8. Hugo van der Goes, infrared scan showing the underdrawing of The Lamentation of Christ. Source: Kunsthistorisches Museum, Vienna. More
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2014) 44 (3): 585–615.
Published: 01 September 2014
... the surrounding forest shaped sacred objects in and around the rural healing chapel. The ecological characteristics of healing waters intersected with understandings of the salvific theology of the blood of Christ; the hewn ecology of the oak jubé or rood screen framed the ontological complexity of Christ’s human...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2016) 46 (2): 289–314.
Published: 01 May 2016
... is united with Christ through her pain. Analysis of five late fourteenth- and fifteenth-century manuscripts reveals that the legend is fashioned as a practical guide to the experience and rituals of childbirth. The legend also suggests that the act of engaging with Margaret's life (whether through prayer...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2009) 39 (2): 225–255.
Published: 01 May 2009
..., the essay examines the role of “trees of incarnation” as contemplative models in women's religious communities for making Christ present in the imagination and in the world. M. D. Chenu's attention to the category of nature in his historical and theological writings is then revisited in order to propose...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2019) 49 (1): 169–191.
Published: 01 January 2019
...Grace Hamman In A Revelation of Love , Julian of Norwich employs the similitude of Christ as a mother and the Christian as his child to describe and explore the relationship between God and humanity. Theologians, literary critics, and historians alike have studied the theological...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2019) 49 (1): 57–84.
Published: 01 January 2019
... of terms that do important work in King Lear : “take on,” “take up,” “bear,” “bear with.” These terms are all complexly associated, in late medieval and early modern discourses, with the incarnation of Christ, and with the ritual taking of Christ’s body in the Eucharist. And they are all associated...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2019) 49 (2): 265–294.
Published: 01 May 2019
... century via two of its earliest theorists, Nicholas Love and Margery Kempe, and it shows how compassion functioned as a keyword, registering a series of challenges and confusions in its meaning that represented a cultural change—including increased focus on the humanity of Christ—which demanded new...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2012) 42 (2): 307–332.
Published: 01 May 2012
...Steven Justice Scholarship has routinely assumed that the many medieval eucharistic miracle stories about hosts witnessed as discernibly the body of Christ — newborn, bloody, crucified, or dismembered — were designed to quell doubts in the doctrine of the Mass with coercive ocular confirmation...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2012) 42 (1): 13–33.
Published: 01 January 2012
... Christocentric: it is in relation to Christ, who is model and savior, that a human being receives and grows in the virtues, and so moves closer to the beatifying end that is God. This article examines the Christological dimensions of the virtue ethics of Aquinas, suggesting along the way the implications...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2014) 44 (2): 407–427.
Published: 01 May 2014
....” In Pseudo-Martyr, Biathanatos , and his sermons, this theory underwrites Donne’s analysis of Samson and violent actions undertaken against a state as well as Christ’s ultimate sacrifice. a Donne’s Annihilation Ross B...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2015) 45 (1): 53–77.
Published: 01 January 2015
... of Christ” killed herself or threatened to do so. Such willful deaths not only contravened basic religious precepts but also reneged on the promise to sacrifice oneself continuously for God, city, and family. Motivations for self-harm ranged from deep despair with convent life to madness and demonic...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2016) 46 (2): 405–432.
Published: 01 May 2016
..., the intercession of Christ,” as Calvin wrote. In its staging of a plot in which characters frequently depend on others to speak for them (most importantly Angelo for the Duke, and Isabella for Claudio), Measure for Measure explores the consequences of a theological insistence on speaking for oneself, while...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2009) 39 (2): 257–281.
Published: 01 May 2009
... examines in detail Christ's speech after he has harrowed hell, the principal locus for the expression of Langland's views on the matter, but attempts to place this speech in the context of and as the climactic statement of Langland's salvation theology as it develops through the poem. Important variations...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2008) 38 (3): 559–587.
Published: 01 September 2008
... that such practices worked to displace fundamental anxieties generated by the “sacramental cannibalism” of the eucharistic feast, in which the body and blood of Christ were fused with those of communicants through the process of ingestion. The medieval counternarrative mythologizing lepers, women, and Jews as would...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2010) 40 (2): 273–297.
Published: 01 May 2010
... through the poem, the essay draws out examples of medieval agents participating in the craft of forgiveness with varying degrees of inadequacy when compared with Jesus Christ, the embodiment of forgiveness. It focuses on two versions of community in the poem: the political model of forgiveness in the Mede...