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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (1 January 2012) 42 (1): 59–81.
Published: 01 January 2012
... attack the Church. Langland pours forth visions of anarchy: rampant individualism, panic, plague, and desperate hedonism shape a world that is hostile to Conscience, cardinal virtues, and the Church. As much as in the earlier political fable of the cat, rat, and mice (Prol. 167  –  221), Hobbes...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (1 September 2018) 48 (3): 433–434.
Published: 01 September 2018
... and philosophical or religious vision; and the links between conversion and authority, between conversion and violence. conversion transformation revolution religious and philosophical vision church and politics Copyright © 2018 by Duke University Press 2018 This content is made freely...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (1 May 2011) 41 (2): 293–316.
Published: 01 May 2011
... English Church. By carefully invoking the relationship between Eliz- abethan English and the origins of the language, Spenser is able to draw religious and political parallels between past and present and, at the same time, to protect himself against the dangerous implications of such an act by...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (1 May 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 and...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (1 September 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 of...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (1 September 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 for...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (1 September 2011) 41 (3): 487–513.
Published: 01 September 2011
... sovereignty, while taking advantage of the political destabilization in the region for the benefit of the Roman Church and its representatives. This papal policy of “détente” toward the Almohads persisted under Gregory’s successor, even as Rome’s interactions with the caliphate showed...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (1 May 2011) 41 (2): 393–416.
Published: 01 May 2011
... state through the sexual corruption of its leaders. Dispatched from Rome as the church’s instrument, Dame Sensualitie uses her desirable body to seduce the lustful young Rex Humanitas with the goal of accruing his political power and using it to benefit herself and Rome. Sen- sualitie is a...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (1 May 2008) 38 (2): 229–252.
Published: 01 May 2008
...Holly Dugan © 2008 by Duke University Press 2008 a Scent of a Woman: Performing the Politics of Smell in Late Medieval and Early Modern England...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (1 May 2017) 47 (2): 327–358.
Published: 01 May 2017
... University Press 2017 John Ford Perkin Warbeck English monarchy sanctuary pity • • A Once and Future King: Sanctuary, Sovereignty, and the Politics of Pity...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (1 January 2015) 45 (1): 7–52.
Published: 01 January 2015
... adaptations that deliberately projected a continuity of tradition, with place, space, and ritual carrying critical symbolic resonances. Considering how confraternal comforting rituals employed the prisoner’s body as a sacramental object, as an artistic and literary object, and as a political object can peel...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (1 January 2008) 38 (1): 119–145.
Published: 01 January 2008
...Russell E. Martin Duke University Press 2008 a Gifts for the Bride: Dowries, Diplomacy, and Marriage Politics in Muscovy Russell E. Martin...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (1 May 2013) 43 (2): 275–301.
Published: 01 May 2013
... apotropaic figures adorning Romanesque church facades or entwined along the edges of medieval manuscript pages, hybridity increases power and status. Thus do we see Mélusine triumph as a political advisor to her sons not in spite of her hybrid motherly and dragon- like body but because of the added...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (1 January 2015) 45 (1): 1–6.
Published: 01 January 2015
... special issue do not revolt against the prospect of death, do not neglect what in the early modern period was called “the art of living and dying,” but perform their own version of the “dance of death” as they reconstruct in multifaceted layers the social and at times the political reality of dying...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (1 May 2015) 45 (2): 395–418.
Published: 01 May 2015
... habit allows him to depict the Lady’s development in the virtues as being independent of concrete social and political communities. The account of the virtues presented in A Masque anticipates some of the central aspects of Milton’s later attacks on the political reasoning of the English people...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (1 September 2013) 43 (3): 599–621.
Published: 01 September 2013
...Luis R. Corteguera How did artisanal methods and practices inform the new science of politics attributed to Machiavelli and elaborated by others? Historians of science have noted how artisans’ direct observation of nature and knowledge acquired from hands-on experience informed their methods of...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (1 September 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 (1 September 2016) 46 (3): 555–582.
Published: 01 September 2016
... corresponding issue of power struggle within church and state; (2) the discovery of the “racial and religious” other and the resultant issues endemic to Spanish colonialism, which had the unintended effect of vitiating the fabric of Catholicism's credibility; (3) the significance of immigration and refugee...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (1 September 2016) 46 (3): 455–483.
Published: 01 September 2016
... significance of the Reformation continually glances at that which the agents of this Reformation sought to reform: the Christian church and culture of the Middle Ages. It is a work that compels us to dissolve conventional periodization. And it is a work by a historian who is also a moralist, which has elicited...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (1 September 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...