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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2006) 36 (3): 585-618.
Published: 01 September 2006
...Daniel Birkholz Duke University Press 2006 a Mapping Medieval Utopia: Exercises in Restraint Daniel Birkholz University of Texas at Austin...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2014) 44 (1): 135-161.
Published: 01 January 2014
...David Marno This essay traces shifts in meditative practice from Saint Ignatius of Loyola's Spiritual Exercises to the experimental philosopher Robert Boyle's Occasional Reflections , showing how Boyle's text participates in the evolution of the concept of “attention” as it changes from a spiritual...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2009) 39 (3): 483-509.
Published: 01 September 2009
... silk merchants and as agents purchasing goods on behalf of others. Buying clothing was also a strongly gendered pursuit, shaped by contemporary views of women's domestic roles. Despite the influence exercised by consumers, members of the clothing trade played a significant part in promoting change in...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2014) 44 (1): 1-15.
Published: 01 January 2014
... terms. Simone Weil's famous assertion that every school exercise is like a sacrament challenges us to reconsider the limited vocabulary we employ to describe the nature of the mind's work in both “religious” and “secular” contexts. To this end, essays explore intersections between devotional practice...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2014) 44 (1): 113-133.
Published: 01 January 2014
... philosopher. The intellectual labors of the experimentalist could thus be understood as a form of spiritual exercises. © 2014 by Duke University Press 2014 a Sentiments of Devotion and Experimental Philosophy in...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2016) 46 (2): 381-404.
Published: 01 May 2016
...Amy Appleford Richard Whitford's A Work for Householders constructs a model of household governance organized around the contemplative life of the lay householder and his pastoral command over his familia. A Work for Householder 's companion text, A Daily Exercise of Death , centers on willed self...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2009) 39 (1): 31-42.
Published: 01 January 2009
... meditational practice originated with the founder of the Jesuit order, St. Ignatius Loyola, whose Spiritual Exercises became a favorite devo- tional text during the Counter-Reformation. This is the same type of acute 34  Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies / 39.1 / 2009 sensorial imagery, I...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2012) 42 (2): 507-509.
Published: 01 May 2012
... rendered in these terms. Simone Weil’s famous assertion that every school exercise is like a sacrament challenges us to reconsider the limited conceptual vocabulary we employ to describe the nature of the mind’s work in both religious and secular contexts. Of course, the words “devotion” and...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2012) 42 (3): 745-747.
Published: 01 September 2012
.... Simone Weil’s famous assertion that every school exercise is like a sacrament challenges us to reconsider the limited conceptual vocabulary we employ to describe the nature of the mind’s work in both religious and secular contexts. Of course, the words “devotion” and “intellectual labor” embrace...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2012) 42 (3): 519-537.
Published: 01 September 2012
... adaption of Nicholas Van Ess’s Exercitia theologiae mysticae.7 This Latin work was published in 1548, the same year that Ignatius Loyola’s Spiritual Exercises first appeared. Peryn’s editor believes Van Ess, and hence Peryn, was indebted to the Ignatian method, and indeed Peryn’s translation has...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2017) 47 (2): 255-277.
Published: 01 May 2017
... the best of body are admitted: “Of myghty men first is thelectioun, / To make, & hem to lerne, & exercise / An ooste of hem for his perfectioun” (166 – 68). The strength of the body takes precedence, for only men with powerful bodies are inducted into the eminent order of knighthood, and we...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2002) 32 (2): 305-326.
Published: 01 May 2002
... (reformulating Ernst Kantorowicz’s classic thesis concerning the king’s two bodies), “the natural body . . . because it is combined with the supernatural body, exercises the Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies 32:2, Spring 2002. Copyright © by Duke University...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2016) 46 (3): 513-543.
Published: 01 September 2016
... engaging anyone who actually holds them would be a superfluous exercise. But on the rare occasions one does encounter an actual quotation, it tends to be from a risibly cherry-­picked source: a survey of adolescents, or a dogmatic atheist like Daniel Dennett, whose hamfisted attacks on religion have...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2003) 33 (2): 215-239.
Published: 01 May 2003
... counterinterpreta- tion implies a very powerful exercise of faith. We might respond by describ- ing psychoanalysis as a kind of theology, but it will be obvious that I think the distance between theological thinking and all other hermeneutic tradi- tions is much shorter than is normally thought: all...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2009) 39 (1): 119-141.
Published: 01 January 2009
... grammar indistinguishable — by “describing” James’s “word,” in this case the rather extended word formed by James’s poem on Lepanto of the middle 1570s, first published as part of the volume ofHis Maiesties poeti- call exercises, “in my verie young and tender yeares” as the then king of Scot- land...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2010) 40 (3): 463-495.
Published: 01 September 2010
... about politics — ­that is to say, about both the structure of the polity in which they lived and about the exercise of power, the processes of counsel giving and taking, of debate and discussion, through which policy was to be made and order maintained. These difficulties have been compounded by...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2005) 35 (3): 559-582.
Published: 01 September 2005
... rhetoric; even as a mere rhetorical exercise in the literary genre of the invective. I do not challenge the correctness of these arguments. However, my claim is that if these readings remain exclusive and univocal they deny a long and coher- ent tradition questioning the medical enterprise, a...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2012) 42 (1): 157-179.
Published: 01 January 2012
... their exercise, do vse declamations: haue taken oute of his, common places, like large feldes, where men may walk at libertie.”41 Most editions of the De officiis used in seventeenth-­century England contain an elaborate index of rerum et verborum that helped students use the work in composing...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2002) 32 (3): 427-431.
Published: 01 September 2002
... slavery. Ester Inglis’s miniature presentation manuscripts, given as presti- gious gifts to royal and noble patrons, seem to be far removed from Pros- pero’s unmaterializing (but, we assume, printed) volumes. Produced by a specifically female agency exercised through gift exchange, and not...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2003) 33 (1): 1-21.
Published: 01 January 2003
... the same time by the growth of the schools in Latin Europe, whose graduates were employed not only by the kings and popes, but increasingly, as the twelfth and thirteenth centuries wore on, in the households of everyone who exercised secular or ecclesiastical lordship. In China, as in Europe, this...