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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2022) 52 (2): 335–360.
Published: 01 May 2022
... influence on literary history. early modern English lyric poetry clerical profession priest poets church structure prosopography Except in rare cases, writing poetry has never been a particularly remunerative pursuit. Most poets, therefore, have had other livelihoods. Many have had family wealth...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2003) 33 (3): 453–470.
Published: 01 September 2003
...). The primary point of Siricius’s legislation was to maintain that the normal sequence of clerical promotion should be respected. In other words, monastic profession was deemed essentially irrelevant to clerical ofŽce. As Siricius wrote in his letter to Himerius, monks “should not ascend to the lofty...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2011) 41 (2): 393–416.
Published: 01 May 2011
... of Scot- land’s clergy, who circulate this discourse as a means of gaining fiscal and political power over the Scottish kingdom. The female bodies are simply the most memorable effects produced by this agenda, as the women of Scot- land react against this clerical abuse and the misogynist behavior...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2022) 52 (2): 191–217.
Published: 01 May 2022
... many varieties of medieval critique directed at clerical and religious life, showing that many critics did not condemn ecclesial hierarchy as such. 3 Especially by analyzing Franciscan and Dominican ideas of perfection and the mediation of grace, we can identify many species of the critique...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2012) 42 (3): 615–634.
Published: 01 September 2012
...- chester in 1501. The most significant difference separating the two was that Talavera was a professed religious (a Jeronimite monk) and Fox never entered a religious order. As will be demonstrated below, their careers and the religio-­ political environments in which they worked shaped their approach...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2011) 41 (2): 293–316.
Published: 01 May 2011
... eclogues. Like the kid whom the Fox outwits in the “Maye” poem by convincing him that they share a “Grandsire,” many clerics remain unaware of the proper origins and inheritance of the institution they serve (266  –  71). Such a figure is the “Pop- ishe priest” (as E.K. calls him) whom Palinode...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2015) 45 (1): 53–77.
Published: 01 January 2015
... on the Continent, the essay probes the causal links between mental anguish, suicide, and forced professions. Despite challenges in quantifying convent suicide cases, it is clear that suicidal behaviors were not uncommon in Italian convents. Much was at stake from both a social and salvific standpoint when a “bride...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2015) 45 (2): 245–286.
Published: 01 May 2015
... of the Carmina Burana were recited and sung during festivities which inverted clerical norms. At the Feast of the Innocents on December 28, after earlier performance of the Christmas play in church, revelry ruled. Amatory and satirical verses were declaimed before a boy-­bishop (“episcopus puerorum” [CB...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2009) 39 (3): 545–570.
Published: 01 September 2009
... supposedly incontrovertible meanings with mul- tiplicities and inconsistencies. Elliott’s study of the ecclesiastical employ- ment of sartorial rites and symbolism to systematically construct — and deconstruct — clerical identity illustrates the profound importance of the meaning of clothing...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2008) 38 (1): 15–34.
Published: 01 January 2008
... uses of agents with different areas of competence (courtiers, clerics, consuls, agents, military officials); the daily life of ambassadors and the material con- ditions of their work (voyages, correspondences, entourages, lodgings, and immunities). Today the ambassador is viewed as one...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2021) 51 (1): 79–104.
Published: 01 January 2021
... Studies / 51.1 / 2021 service of Italian pilgrims. Nevertheless, as Chiara Cassiani has noted, there is no inherent contradiction between his clerical profession and his compo- sition and printing of vernacular poems.56 The same may also be claimed of these works within the oral context that they must...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2002) 32 (1): 109–144.
Published: 01 January 2002
... hagiographic model of penance. Yet despite their marginal status within the city and their vulnera- bility to male forms of power, I show how these women adopted—and were remarkably successful, even in worldly terms—a religious life accord- ing to male clerical forms. The Repenties appropriated...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2012) 42 (3): 635–655.
Published: 01 September 2012
... as the “unformalized” newsletter, interspersing news with personal and business matters, out of which developed the “pure” newsletter, focussing entirely upon imparting Walker / Crumbs of News  637 news. The latter were written by professional newsmongers and might...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2014) 44 (1): 45–68.
Published: 01 January 2014
... their faces, pray eternally for the Duke of Burgundy, Jean Sans Peur (1371 – 1419). Carved in heavy alabaster, the monks seem weighed down as much by their grave profession as by the material of their composition.1 Their job is to help souls move to eternal bliss in heaven from purgatory, “the most...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2017) 47 (2): 327–358.
Published: 01 May 2017
... days, ancient (albeit forged) charters were brought out to assert clerical privilege. In more quotidian cases, sanctuary law depended on the language of perennial custom — respect for holy space has existed “since time out of mind” — and arguments in its defense tended to invoke the unchanging...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2013) 43 (3): 521–544.
Published: 01 September 2013
...’ growing pride in their professional skills.13 At the same time, work, including the manual sort, was revalorized on theological grounds by some clerical writers. Exegesis of the fall of Adam and Eve took note of God’s order to mankind to work, and work had formed a crucial part of the monastic...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2018) 48 (1): 183–197.
Published: 01 January 2018
.... Crusades 7. Jewish studies 8. Saints and religious professions Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies 48:1, January 2018 DOI 10.1215/10829636-4280900  © 2018 by Duke University Press 1. Editions and translations Bèze, Théodore de. Correspondance de...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2001) 31 (2): 349–378.
Published: 01 May 2001
...” (IV.xii.9). Ideally, discipline is the gentle and mild embodiment of love. A final feature of the Reformed disciplinary ideal was its voluntarist basis. Spiritual discipline required the Christian liberty of those who will- ingly professed their faith, and who were...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2010) 40 (2): 401–420.
Published: 01 May 2010
... for their collegial editorial contribution. The topics for this issue include: 1. Editions and translations 2. Reference 3. Historiography, historians, and critical theory 4. Biographical studies 5. Byzantium 6. Christian saints and religious professions...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2018) 48 (2): 201–226.
Published: 01 May 2018
... or as schismatics. Had they been converted to one of the confessions? Was there a hybrid double religious belonging to both faiths? Was it a double conversion, a shift from one profession to another and then back to the previous faith of their ances- tors? Were such conversions sincerely motivated by faith...