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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2020) 50 (2): 403–429.
Published: 01 May 2020
..., and community. Mercie’s labors are performed in continuity with a late medieval tradition linking work and virtue. Her example prompts reconsideration both of Bunyan’s own dissenting allegories and of the uses of literary forms and ethical traditions across conventional period boundaries and confessional...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2016) 46 (3): 513–543.
Published: 01 September 2016
...Joanna Picciotto In post-Reformation England, intense pressures on belief produced sophisticated theorizations of habitual assent and of habit itself. These have been largely overlooked by scholarship on the Reformation because of its fixation on doctrine and confessional identity—the very...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2023) 53 (1): 25–54.
Published: 01 January 2023
... be incorporated into historical narratives of the English Reformations in order to understand fully the confessional debates, encounters, and identities of the period. anastasia.stylianou@uea.ac.uk Copyright © 2023 by Duke University Press 2023 English Reformation Greek Orthodoxy representation...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2023) 53 (1): 1–23.
Published: 01 January 2023
... problematic to pin down with any precision. No wonder that unresolved questions over England's “Catholic and Reformed” identity escalated in the seventeenth century. 20 Such questions surrounding England's identity have become a major organizing structure for understanding confessional development as well...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2011) 41 (3): 459–462.
Published: 01 September 2011
..., the articles explore not only various modes of cooperation and accommodation between different faiths but also the formation of complex, even hybrid religious identities. The volume challenges more traditional “confessional” histories of the Mediterranean and suggests, at the very least, that scholars...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2012) 42 (2): 249–268.
Published: 01 May 2012
... priest or future cardinal (or any other contender). Even as it stands, however, Shuger’s assumption is, in my view, irretrievably flawed. The assumption is symptomatic of a historiography for which confessional identities are stable across time, and of a historiography for which those stable...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2018) 48 (2): 201–226.
Published: 01 May 2018
...,” which narrowly xated on the emerging confessional identities of Catholic and Protestant Central Europe. Both Schilling and Reinhard recognized a connection between state- building and the religious climate of the early modern period Whereas the Reformation “added a new archetype...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2014) 44 (2): 241–280.
Published: 01 May 2014
... that the Reformation produced what early modernists, developing an idea coined by the German scholars Heinz Schilling and Wolfgang Reinhard, have come to call confessionalization.49 It produced a crystallization of self-­conscious religious identities which (with Thomas and Bossy) we persist in seeing as 250...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2010) 40 (1): 149–172.
Published: 01 January 2010
...- man has influentially argued were spent attached to the Catholic household of the Earl of Derby; his ties to his family and home community in Stratford and the established Warwickshire culture of recusancy more generally; the variety of confessional identities of his patrons and political...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2023) 53 (1): 149–178.
Published: 01 January 2023
... their study played in constructing an erudite British Protestant identity in the confessionalized late seventeenth-century world. The present essay aims to revisit one crucial element of this story: its ending. Although the edition seems to have been printed in an astonishing four thousand copies...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2011) 41 (3): 577–599.
Published: 01 September 2011
... fifteenth and sixteenth centuries with the emergence of what has come to be called “the confessional state.”3 Religious and political identities were meant to cor- respond to one another. Subjects of the Catholic Crown in Aragon or in Castile were to be Roman Catholic; the subjects of Henry VIII...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2011) 41 (3): 601–633.
Published: 01 September 2011
... On soldiers’ spatial, social, and confessional mobility in the Dalmatian borderlands, see Tea Mayhew, “Soldiers, Widows, and Families: Social and Political Status of the Professional Warriors of the Venetian Republic (1645 – 1718 in Professions and Social Identity: New European Historical...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2020) 50 (1): 75–94.
Published: 01 January 2020
... English translations of de Sales, Camus, and other Catholic saints lives were dedicated in the 1630s. These relationships culminate in connections that cross confessional lines while reinforcing other types of group identities most notably class identities, but also royalist ones, particularly in mid...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2020) 50 (3): 633–657.
Published: 01 September 2020
... of post-Reformation apocalyptic drama and, more immediately, as participating in the extended print and performance history of the confessionally charged Jacobean history play. Combining an apocalyptic vision of history and chivalric language and imagery within a cultural framework of Elizabethan...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2010) 40 (1): 89–117.
Published: 01 January 2010
... of the confessional divide, in a deep suspicion of, as well as a longing for, the possibilities of satisfacere , making or feeling “enough” in matters of spiritual restitution. In The Merchant of Venice , this fraught understanding of penitential experience takes special shape around the Jew Shylock. Shylock's...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2020) 50 (3): 515–539.
Published: 01 September 2020
...R. Malcolm Smuts Historians have typically represented James I as a king whose foreign policy was driven by a principled commitment to peace, religious reconciliation, and royal legitimacy that led him to avoid military engagement in confessional conflicts, notably the Thirty Years’ War. But his...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2009) 39 (1): 183–200.
Published: 01 January 2009
... and his experience, Gage was eventually hired as chap- lain to Oliver Cromwell’s mid-century Western Design. The English-American is in many ways a textual extension of public recantation; in other words, a sort of confessional testimony in which his decision to leave the Americas and return...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2023) 53 (1): 87–116.
Published: 01 January 2023
..., as here, in debates over deacons. 50 But it was not only questions like the identity of the Hellenists that underwrote the Westminster Assembly's debates. Almost all the conditions and contexts of first-century Judaism had a confessional charge that could help or hinder one party or another: one might...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2023) 53 (1): 55–85.
Published: 01 January 2023
...-Louis Quantin, The Church of England and Christian Antiquity: The Construction of a Confessional Identity in the 17th Century (Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2009), 160–69. 13 Quantin, 160–69. 14 William J. Bulman, Anglican Enlightenment: Orientalism, Religion, and Politics in England...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2016) 46 (3): 583–602.
Published: 01 September 2016
...- tendom been maintained, it would have been possible, Gregory believes, to absorb aspects of new philosophical views, new scientific discoveries, in ways that confessionalized and insulated theological faculties later proved unable to do (54, 305). Christianity would thus have remained...