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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (1 May 2007) 37 (2): 221–269.
Published: 01 May 2007
...Lynn Staley Duke University Press 2007 a The Penitential Psalms: Conversion and the Limits of Lordship Lynn Staley...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (1 September 2018) 48 (3): 519–552.
Published: 01 September 2018
... theology of incorruptibility. Copyright © 2018 by Duke University Press 2018 Saint Margaret Clitherow English recusant martyrs theology of bodily incorruptibility sanctity conversion and temporal change ...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (1 September 2018) 48 (3): 599–616.
Published: 01 September 2018
...James Wetzel In his Meditations , Descartes recounts the conversion of his naïve and errant self, subject to misleading appearances, into a seer of sublime discrimination. The way to such intellectualized redemption is itself errant, a detour into the dark machinations of a dematerializing demiurge...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (1 January 2019) 49 (1): 33–55.
Published: 01 January 2019
...Giles Waller This article traces the dynamic of tragic recognition and conversion through one of the most explicit attempts to consider the central narrative of the Gospels in a tragic mode, Hugo Grotius’s 1608 Christus Patiens (translated into English by George Sandys in 1640). Converting the...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (1 September 2011) 41 (3): 463–485.
Published: 01 September 2011
...Joshua C. Birk This essay provides an account of the uncomfortable discrepancies in the way Muslim conversion is depicted among the early Latin histories of the First Crusade. Local contexts within western Europe shaped fundamentally different views of the Crusades. An author writing from within...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (1 September 2011) 41 (3): 601–633.
Published: 01 September 2011
... a potentially grave diplomatic incident was averted; it also shows how the protagonists’ competing ideas about the nature of the boundaries between Venetian and Ottoman societies, and, indeed, about conversion, subjecthood, and female piety, were ultimately commensurated. The ongoing, and at times...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (1 September 2018) 48 (3): 433–434.
Published: 01 September 2018
...David Aers; Sarah Beckwith In its most basic sense, the term conversion (Latin conversio ) signifies a reversal, a change of direction. Yet the change or turnaround that is conversion has meant many different things in different cultures and across a wide range of discourses from logic to lyric...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (1 May 2018) 48 (2): 201–226.
Published: 01 May 2018
... Papal Chancery at Avignon on May , noted that the Cumans, Wallachians, and Slavs, as new con- verts, considered themselves oppressed and had stepped back from the true faith because of the mandatory “tithe, which they were not used to paying before conversion” [solvere decimas ante conversione...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (1 September 2018) 48 (3): 553–598.
Published: 01 September 2018
...David R. Como This article examines the “conversions” and confessions of Giles Creech, a London cutler who allegedly passed through “fourteen several religions” during his youth in early Stuart London. In 1638 Creech furnished the authorities with a detailed dossier on furtive communities of...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (1 January 2012) 42 (1): 83–105.
Published: 01 January 2012
... Duke University Press 2012 a Compassionate Conversions: Gower’s Confessio Amantis and the Problem of Envy Jessica Rosenfeld...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (1 January 2014) 44 (1): 163–186.
Published: 01 January 2014
...Jennifer Hillman This article explores the cognitive struggle against “doubt” that impeded the conversion of the female aristocrat Anne de Gonzague, princesse Palatine, in seventeenth-century France. Anne's conversion came only after a life-long intellectual battle that climaxed when she held a...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (1 September 2018) 48 (3): 491–517.
Published: 01 September 2018
...Lee Manion This essay addresses questions about genre, periodization, and conversion in early modern England by examining changes to the crusading romance. Despite their perceived Catholic leanings, the crusading romance and the romance in general were subsumed into a larger set of “heroical...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (1 January 2017) 47 (1): 1–6.
Published: 01 January 2017
... microhistorians who are taking microhistorical practices into new frontiers. A major roundtable discussion features an open-ended conversation about archives, the many ways to read a document, the scaling of historical perspective, the possibilities of story-telling, and the nature and limits of historical...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (1 January 2019) 49 (1): 169–191.
Published: 01 January 2019
... epistemological ramifications of Christ’s motherhood. This essay contributes to that discussion, as well as to a broader theological conversation on medieval conceptions of sin and penance, by attending to the critically neglected figure in this relationship: the child. Julian’s depiction of the person as a “meek...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (1 May 2019) 49 (2): 265–294.
Published: 01 May 2019
...Jessica Hines Building on recent critical conversations in the history of the emotions, this article examines how the language of compassion came into English culture and how it was deployed for theological and political purposes. It traces the growth of compassion in England in the early fifteenth...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (1 January 2010) 40 (1): 1–5.
Published: 01 January 2010
... dialogue with their early modern counterparts. This special issue focuses the conversation at an especially rich point, that of Shakespearean theater. These essays explore “premodern Shakespeare”: how Shakespeare's drama addresses and expresses the cultural revolution of the relatively recent past, and how...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (1 September 2010) 40 (3): 439–461.
Published: 01 September 2010
... relationship to a number of contemporary works, including Lollard writings, Stephen Hawes's The Conversion of the Swearers , the anonymous The Passion of Christ , and A sermon concernynge certayne heretickes by John Fisher. Within this context, it is possible to see that Tyndale was not a Lollard, and yet his...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (1 May 2014) 44 (2): 241–280.
Published: 01 May 2014
... analytical overview of recent historiographical interpretations of four interconnected processes: conversion and Christianization, reform and reformation, “disenchantment” and desacralization, and religious persecution and pluralization. Secondly, it examines the consequences of the range of methodological...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (1 January 2014) 44 (1): 113–133.
Published: 01 January 2014
...Peter Harrison Historians of science have become increasingly aware of the connections between religion and science in the early modern period. Science, or more strictly “natural philosophy,” is understood as having pointed to the existence of a designing deity. Conversely, religion is seen as...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (1 May 2016) 46 (2): 339–379.
Published: 01 May 2016
... appearance resonates with Lutheran image theology. Its maintenance of visual difference exemplifies a faith in sacred history's power to transcend historical difference; the relief depicts Heinrich's conversion as one sacrohistorical event among many. The relief's disjunctive appearance also provides an...