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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2022) 52 (2): 335–360.
Published: 01 May 2022
...Julianne Werlin This essay is a prosopographic study of the group of published poets, born between 1570 and 1610, who were employed as clergymen. It argues that this period saw an important shift in the organization and occupational structure of the church, which helped to produce a generation...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2012) 42 (3): 657–698.
Published: 01 September 2012
... time that they evoke the notion of the members of the Church as the body of Christ, in this instance by encasing the deity’s entire, seminaked body; indeed, the saints should be understood here as the built structure of Christ’s body The figures in the lintel- like registers in the first Galba...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2014) 44 (2): 281–320.
Published: 01 May 2014
... by Duke University Press Figure 1. Fontevraud Abbey Church (12th cent Author’s photo. masons and architects who understood flying buttresses’ structural prede- cessors, little in the architectural landscape prepared viewers for the addi- tion of independent arches along church exteriors. In other...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2002) 32 (1): 85–108.
Published: 01 January 2002
... churches need emphasis. First, all of the earliest churches that have been identified were erected in centers of Roman settlement. This fact implies that continuity of settlement was a primary factor in determining the loca- tion of the first Christian structures. That is to say, the Christians did...
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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 (2010) 40 (3): 463–495.
Published: 01 September 2010
... about church government consequent upon the Reformation in England, are one of the best places to look if we want to see contempo- raries actually talking relatively systematically about how the polity should be structured and run. The inclusion of Hooker’s Laws of Ecclesiastical Polity in many...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2003) 33 (2): 241–259.
Published: 01 May 2003
... Uccello’s predella gives us “more allusions than full representations” of institutional power. Uccello’s painting amply, as fully as one could imagine in a predella, repre- sents the deadly power of lay authorities and the Church acting in unison. Only the structure of the scholars’ argument forces them...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2000) 30 (3): 479–504.
Published: 01 September 2000
... between these notions and colonial myths of racial purity operates in two ways. On a structural level, agnatic lineage and apostolic succession constituted the vertical axes of matrices of power by virtue of their diachronic character. On a functional level...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2022) 52 (2): 191–217.
Published: 01 May 2022
... desire and a highly practical, defensive end: saving the Order of Preachers from those who would destroy it. He puts his reading to work in his own important teaching on the structure of the Church. This is a theological matter. In other words, Thomas takes hierarchy in its proper and Dionysian sense...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2013) 43 (1): 121–144.
Published: 01 January 2013
... the spirit of Christian value through nature rather than scripture or the orthodox rituals of the church” and its conventional sacred places.3 Conversely, Peter Milward has associated the Forest of Arden with “the old faith,” pointing out that some important Catholic families resided in its environs...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2009) 39 (2): 305–330.
Published: 01 May 2009
... Iconoclasm  315 connected to brain structures if a person is to be able to turn the ink on paper into symbols. In distinguishing between the kind of representation books provide and the representations of church imagery, he was doing what he could to protect and defend a categorical distinction...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2004) 34 (1): 95–146.
Published: 01 January 2004
... is meant the constant form.” When the art historian’s practice is structured by the quest for style, little or no attention can be given to interpreting and explaining any individual object with regard to the historically and culturally specific circumstances of its production and first use...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2002) 32 (2): 269–304.
Published: 01 May 2002
... representations, they are markedly different, too, from Lollard arguments for a fully present mimesis of hagiographic narrative in the prac- tice of lay preaching. The discursive structures that framed saints’ plays— the ritual occasions on which they were performed, the tacit approval of the church where...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2008) 38 (2): 229–252.
Published: 01 May 2008
... manufactured or were associated with them. Brimstone, or sulfur, was linked to both the fires that destroyed Sodom and Gomorrah and alchemical pursuits, marking men and women with the poisonous stench of sin.15 Furthermore, the mercantile structures that produced medieval scents (both pleasant...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2009) 39 (3): 545–570.
Published: 01 September 2009
... e Foundational Symbolism of the Early Church, Its Structure, Decoration, Sacraments, and Vestments, Books I, III, and IV (Louisville, Ky.: Fons Vitae, 2007). These reprinted translations are from The Symbolism of Churches and Church Ornaments: A Translation of the First...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2004) 34 (1): 1–16.
Published: 01 January 2004
... an equally fluid mapping of time. Empires are marked by chronologies as much as geographies. Bede, the ear- liest historian of the English church and its territorialization of the British Isles—its place-by-place marking of space by (Roman) church and mon- astery—is also the first historian to adopt...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2001) 31 (2): 349–378.
Published: 01 May 2001
... include the admin- istrative structure of the church, its methods of instruction, and liturgical forms and customs. The more specific is the administration of ecclesiastical justice, “the exercise of the power of censure, admonition, excommunica- tion...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2010) 40 (1): 119–147.
Published: 01 January 2010
..., such as the irony of a friar who is actually a ruler telling a con- demned man who is not actually condemned to “be absolute for death,” a situation that vexes the English Church’s merger of minister and monarch.51 But the dissonances register on a deeper, more structural level as well, where the allegorical...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2010) 40 (3): 425–438.
Published: 01 September 2010
...” and defended the true faith with sword and fire. He was indeed “a new Constantine” and welcomed as such by the church’s elite.21 It would be very odd to deny crucial continuities of Aers and Smith / English Reformations  429 ideology, structures of power...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2020) 50 (2): 233–268.
Published: 01 May 2020
... Modern Studies / 50.2 / 2020 of my ship . . . was unable to proceed thither, the writer initiates a conflict structure not seen before in Christian pilgrim genres; with these few words, audiences were invited into a suspenseful world where the success of the journey hung in the balance.2 Locating...