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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2021) 51 (2): 193–214.
Published: 01 May 2021
... shows how apparently diabolical signs can indicate God's divine presence. Copyright © 2021 by Duke University Press 2021 Julian of Norwich discernment of medieval women's visionary experience sanctity and heresy trials Revelation of Love divine revelation and bodily reception...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2016) 46 (3): 629–651.
Published: 01 September 2016
... insights which have developed from the hazelnut “showing” as a sight, a revelation of “hamly loving.” The vision of the knob or “nut” of matter in Julian’s hand as in that of God communicates to Julian the enormity and yet the radically direct immediacy of divine care, over against the relative small...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2022) 52 (3): 483–501.
Published: 01 September 2022
... only bodily, which is to say, not completely. What More describes as “spiritual” reception in the Treatise on the Passion becomes in Blessed Body explicitly “virtual” reception, and this shift in terminology is telling. Receiving virtually emphasizes that transubstantiation endows the Eucharistic...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2008) 38 (2): 229–252.
Published: 01 May 2008
... and desire. More than a bodily interior state or a sartorial spectacle, the scents of these women mark divinity, damnation, and, most importantly, desire in spaces where there were no women. a Notes I’d like thank Valerie Traub, Peggy McCracken, Kelly Williams, and Michael Cor- nett...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2012) 42 (1): 35–57.
Published: 01 January 2012
... superiors sometimes “forbade her to go to places where she had been ordered by divine revelation to go” (par. 404). Some of them blocked her ardently desired reception of the sacraments, of confession and Communion. Her acts of devotion made her “the butt of calumny, obstruction, and persecution...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2011) 41 (2): 317–343.
Published: 01 May 2011
... in that they allow for the hosting of divine essence in actions. In Hadewijch’s description of the fifteenth perfect, a convert named Sara, Hadewijch stresses that she “had seventy-­four beautiful revelations and also the spirit of prophecy, and also that which surpasses all else: just works of Minne...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2016) 46 (1): 141–165.
Published: 01 January 2016
... of the pounding heart of a long-­buried Christian, like the gleam of a distant star whose body has expired long since across the universe. For Melanchthon probably meant this quite literally. That inner light of the heart, both innately divine and potentially receptive to a sudden further spiritual influx...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2012) 42 (3): 699–724.
Published: 01 September 2012
..., it is a bodily experience, both deeply and personally felt, yet devoid of anything concrete or even imageable to which the contemplative (or, for that matter, the divine) might lay claim. It combines the gift of divine visitation with the contemplative’s devotional agency with the common desires...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2023) 53 (3): 467–492.
Published: 01 September 2023
..., Gundissalinus relocated to Toledo, where he worked as a translator of several major Muslim philosophical treatises, contributing substantially to the reception of Arabic philosophy in the West, which often was based on the interpretation of Aristotle—an intellectual movement which replaced Plato with Aristotle...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2023) 53 (2): 261–285.
Published: 01 May 2023
... of the divine. rf429@cam.ac.uk Copyright © 2023 by Duke University Press 2023 The Cloud of Unknowing meditation rhetoric contemplative pedagogy apophatic spirituality In a much-quoted passage from Émile, ou De l'education , Jean-Jacques Rousseau proposes a traditional three-part model...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2015) 45 (3): 573–594.
Published: 01 September 2015
... of scripture inevita- bly operated on multiple experiential levels, including aural and oral, as well as visual, reception. Inscription as urban accretion On the frontispiece of Des fortifications et artifices and on each of the trea- tise’s “perspective” illustrations, strings of religious writing...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2024) 54 (2): 245–269.
Published: 01 May 2024
... with an early lay audience, even if it had been prepared for one. 22 In chapter 59, the sixteenth-century Carthusian rubricator speaks to readers, lay or monastic, that may be having doubts about Kempe's holy visions. The rubricator marks chapter 59 as a “nota de revelacionibus” [note of revelations...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2015) 45 (2): 287–321.
Published: 01 May 2015
... the ways in which ideas, when inscribed in letters, are necessarily grounded in physical reality. Although the rebus is usually considered a light and popular form, its playful mixture of ideas and things is also used to negotiate sacred meaning, and even to embody the divine. This essay explores...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2002) 32 (1): 167–198.
Published: 01 January 2002
.... They are usually perceived as visual noise.14 It should be noted that this also happens with what we consider to be acts of vandalism, for instance, in cases in which devils or other evil figures have been defaced.15 These interventions represent tangible proof of one kind of reception of an artwork...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2015) 45 (2): 395–418.
Published: 01 May 2015
.... The Attendant Spirit warns that all of those who drink from Comus’s cup take on a “brutish form” (70). His depiction of the rioters is confirmed by the physical appearance of the revel- ers once they do step onto the stage; Milton’s stage directions describe them as “a rout of monsters, headed like...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2021) 51 (3): 453–473.
Published: 01 September 2021
... in prayers for deliverance from evil, just as they were delivered from Herod's malice by cautionary dreams; and the passage from Mark delivered a divine promise of victory over demons, often used as the final prayer in the Rogation exorcism of demons banished with bells, cross, and banners. 17...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2022) 52 (3): 567–591.
Published: 01 September 2022
.... These feminine personifications in turn hail from Woman Wisdom in the Hebrew Bible and related gynocratic divinities of the greater Mediterranean worlds. 23 As Wehrs argues, Erasmus contributes to a vision of ecosociability shared with global wisdom traditions, in which the “interlocking reciprocities...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2022) 52 (3): 445–482.
Published: 01 September 2022
... “plunged into death and hell,” only the divine Son united to mortal flesh could pay “the price of satisfaction.” That price was “death as an expiation of sin” (II.12.3). This “price of satisfaction” had to be paid to a God who, according to Calvin, stood as the enemy of humanity until Christ made...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2011) 41 (1): 225–245.
Published: 01 January 2011
..., eds. Sources and Debates in English His- t o r y , 1 4 8 5   –  1 7 1 4 . Second edition. Chichester, West Sussex: Wiley-­Blackwell, 2009. xx, 295 pp.; 13 plates. Paper $41.95. Bychkov, Oleg V. Aesthetic Revelation: Reading Ancient and Medieval Texts after Hans Urs von Balthasar. Washington...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2014) 44 (1): 163–186.
Published: 01 January 2014
... of the existence of God. She followed the revelation of her “unbelief” with a qualifying statement: I was nevertheless always convinced that there was a premier being. God had given me the grace not to doubt it.28 In reference to this particular profession of faith, a single footnote in Chris...