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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2012) 42 (1): 59–81.
Published: 01 January 2012
...David Aers This essay argues that William Langland’s great poem Piers Plowman poses serious questions both to the tradition of the virtues that Langland inherited and to the possibility of their authentic embodiment in the contemporary Church Langland knew. Moving from Thomas Aquinas to Thomas...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2021) 51 (2): 241–262.
Published: 01 May 2021
...Paroma Chatterjee This article looks closely at the report of a miracle that occurred in eleventh-century Constantinople in which the veil covering an icon of the Theotokos (Virgin) at the Blachernae church lifted itself miraculously. The report, scripted by the Byzantine polymath Michael Psellos...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2023) 53 (1): 149–178.
Published: 01 January 2023
... the boundaries between England and the Dutch Republic, Jews and Christians, millenarian radicalism and high church orthodoxy. If Bernard were using the vocalized Mishnah as a relatively propaedeutic tool to grapple with the syntactic and grammatical challenges of untranslated Mishnah, he would not have been...
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Published: 01 May 2022
Figure 1. Letter to a Huguenot church in Lincolnshire. Letter book, MS 298, p. 62. Author photo. Reproduced by permission of the Library of the French Protestant Church of London. More
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2022) 52 (2): 361–385.
Published: 01 May 2022
...Figure 1. Letter to a Huguenot church in Lincolnshire. Letter book, MS 298, p. 62. Author photo. Reproduced by permission of the Library of the French Protestant Church of London. ...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2009) 39 (2): 305–330.
Published: 01 May 2009
...Ellen Spolsky Believing that the destruction of church imagery was necessary to the amendment of Christian life, the religious reformers in sixteenth-century England aimed to change minds as well as church furnishings. Image worship was to be replaced by reading, and learning from pictures...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2011) 41 (2): 293–316.
Published: 01 May 2011
... of Archbishop Matthew Parker and his scholars, who sought precedents in Anglo-Saxon legal and ecclesiastical sources that would support their progressive agenda to return to the model of the church in the English past rather than seek any new reformation of the contemporary church. Spenser in his poem seeks...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2023) 53 (1): 55–85.
Published: 01 January 2023
... of the church in the 1570s. Elizabethan ecclesiastical controversy in turn helped “invent” central features of avant-garde conformity by prompting Richard Hooker's use of Jewish precedent to stabilize the church from the 1580s onward. Mutual claims to the Hebrew doctors exposed disagreement over how...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2011) 41 (3): 487–513.
Published: 01 September 2011
... Church supported missionary efforts to convert Muslims, but demonstrated an even greater concern with maintaining a “pastoral mission” among Christians living under Almohad authority in Morocco. Such diplomatic outreach, characterized by the papal recognition of legitimate Islamic sovereignty, struck...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2018) 48 (2): 387–412.
Published: 01 May 2018
...Katherine Hunt Change-ringing, a new way of ringing existing church bells based on a series of mathematical permutations, was extremely popular in seventeenth-century England and continues today. The close relationship between change-ringing and contemporary cultures of combination is established...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2023) 53 (2): 405–432.
Published: 01 May 2023
... demonstrates that James I's delegates at Dort, his European embassy's star preacher, and a popular London play present a richly nuanced yet harmonious public face on an international stage to an often contentious national conversation. King, church, and people speak together on the necessity of persevering...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2014) 44 (3): 549–583.
Published: 01 September 2014
...Patricia Phillippy Following three-year-old Henry Montagu’s death in 1625, his father installed a memorial comprised of three objects in Barnwell All Saints Church. In addition to an alabaster monument, Sidney Montagu incorporated into his memorial program a thirteenth-century piscina (a basin...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2015) 45 (3): 573–594.
Published: 01 September 2015
... churches during episodes of iconoclastic purification. The same pages feature Calvinist Psalms and pious sayings that were once chanted and sung by French Protestants, as well as inscribed and layered in abundance on the walls of their churches and homes. In this mixed verbal-visual form, the medium...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2014) 44 (2): 281–320.
Published: 01 May 2014
...Maile Hutterer Appearing in the mid-twelfth century in and around the Paris basin, flying buttresses fundamentally transformed churches, representing a radical break with architectural tradition. While flying buttresses were visually unprecedented forms, they quickly became standard components...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2009) 39 (3): 545–570.
Published: 01 September 2009
...Andrea Denny-Brown A medieval and early modern “best seller,” William Durandus's monumental late-thirteenth-century liturgical treatise, Rationale Divinorum Officiorum , offered its readers a definitive, codified explanation for almost every aspect of church symbolism. A close look at its book...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2011) 41 (2): 393–416.
Published: 01 May 2011
...Sara A. Murphy Sir David Lindsay's Scottish drama, Ane Satyre of the Thrie Estaitis (1552-54), includes striking portrayals of uncontrollable women, from noblewoman Dame Sensualitie's usurpation of the Scottish king's secular power on behalf of the Catholic Church to Foly's wife, whose Rabelaisian...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2012) 42 (3): 567–596.
Published: 01 September 2012
... thus enrich a nun’s experience of her role within her community, her order, and the church at large. © 2012 by Duke University Press 2012 a Rekindling the Light of Faith: Hymn Translation and Spiritual...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2017) 47 (3): 561–586.
Published: 01 September 2017
...Daniel Cheely The Reformers' campaign to purge bibles of marginal glosses, finally achieved in the Authorized Version of 1611, was first achieved in the authenticated version of Latin Catholicism—the Sixtine Vulgate of 1590. Its sola scriptura format, however, did not last. Church authorities...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2017) 47 (3): 599–607.
Published: 01 September 2017
..., who turned the book into a family archive and an object of private devotion. This volume represents a vivid example of the broader shift between public and private reading, the continuity of church-state authority across the seventeenth century, and the continuing tension between this authority...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2018) 48 (2): 365–385.
Published: 01 May 2018
... in St. Albans Abbey Church are of interest both as evidence of the local reception of Shakespeare and Drayton and as situated verses that challenge the dichotomy between text and object. Drawing attention to the impermanence of physical monuments, they also acknowledge their own ephemerality, calling...