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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2003) 33 (1): 23–45.
Published: 01 January 2003
...Andrew S. Jacobs © by Duke University Press 2003 The Remains of the Jew: Imperial Christian Identity in the Late Ancient Holy Land Andrew S. Jacobs...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2009) 39 (1): 7–30.
Published: 01 January 2009
... Spain of the converso, a hybrid who blurs the boundaries between Christian and Jew. Using recent psychoanalytic criticism of the Prioress's Tale , Chaucer's sentimentalized representation of the murdered child's mother is contrasted with the very different one in Damián de Vegas's Memoria del Santo...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2016) 46 (2): 315–337.
Published: 01 May 2016
...Christina M. Fitzgerald The Croxton Play of the Sacrament paradoxically enacts anxieties about the propriety of Passion drama. Framing the play's central action—the Jews' testing of the Communion wafer in a parody of the Passion—with the story of a Christian merchant who enables or even sponsors...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2011) 41 (3): 577–599.
Published: 01 September 2011
... in the case of the Marranos or crypto-Jews (or presumed crypto-Jews). Three major differences between these two phenomena emerge. First, Nicodemites were voluntary converts to Protestantism, while Marranos were either forced converts or the children of forced converts to Catholicism. Secondly, Protestant...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2008) 38 (3): 559–587.
Published: 01 September 2008
... impure women and Jewish men, and believed to be a carrier of the disease. The perceived threat of leprous blood to Christian bodily integrity was played out in atropaic social rituals and in widespread defamations against lepers, women, and Jews as devourers or cannibals. This study claims...
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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 (2001) 31 (3): 507–560.
Published: 01 September 2001
... Lee Patterson Yale University New Haven, Connecticut The Jews are for us the living words of Scripture. They are dispersed all over the world so that by expiating their crime they may be everywhere the living witnesses of our redemption...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2003) 33 (2): 281–309.
Published: 01 May 2003
..., examples (here involving performance history) where critique has not only failed to challenge but is built upon formative assumptions of ear- lier criticism. The simple trigger for this essay was seeing a photograph of a mod- ern production of the Play of the Sacrament, in which the Jews...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2003) 33 (3): 471–492.
Published: 01 September 2003
... of “Messalians, ” which some argue went back to the Žfth-century councils. 23 Heretics and Jews are mentioned in one breath, as though tarred with the same brush even if not quite identical, and fur- thermore the accusation of being a “Judaizer” is standard. 24 Like the here- siologist Timothy...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2001) 31 (1): 165–174.
Published: 01 January 2001
... the ethical restraints of Catholic universalism, have been more or less pernicious. What do these essays have to say about this? Perhaps not enough. Jews, for example, would seem to be a group on which these articles would focus considerable attention. A people...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2012) 42 (3): 657–698.
Published: 01 September 2012
... once were far off have been brought near by the blood of Christ. For he is our peace: in his flesh he has made two groups [Jews and gentiles] into one and has broken down the dividing wall, that is, the hostility between us. He has abolished the law with its...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2015) 45 (1): 159–195.
Published: 01 January 2015
... Christian cul- ture in Renaissance Italy, these aberrant actions were also feared as insidious threats from within. Child-­killing was often presented as an unnatural deed committed only by outsiders like Jews and witches, yet it was also thought to be an act Christian women perpetrated to hide...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2000) 30 (2): 375–399.
Published: 01 May 2000
... the distinction between Christian and Jew in their belief that England was the new Israel of the last days (Robins, who was uneducated, claimed knowledge of Hebrew “by inspiration,” while Tany declared “to have had it revealed to him that he was ‘a Jew of the tribe of Reuben’” and was also reported to have...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2016) 46 (3): 455–483.
Published: 01 September 2016
... Reformation might help skeptical readers understand how to square some of the claims about caritas and consensus in medieval Christianity against the appalling treatment of Jews by the same church. Judaism occupies a precarious place in Gregory’s narrative. The Jews have their own orthodoxy...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2012) 42 (2): 307–332.
Published: 01 May 2012
..., Jews, lazy and ill-­catechized Christians. It is sometimes thought that protagonists like these are chosen to stigmatize doubt as childish, or rustic, or Judaic.18 But this misses the point. Thomas of Eccleston tells how Peter of Tewkesbury, provincial minister of the English Franciscans, visits...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2016) 46 (1): 7–31.
Published: 01 January 2016
..., then, is a site of contestation, a vexed strip whose meaning remains an open question. Historically the prepuce has been a kind of liminal realm (between the law and grace, between male and female, between Jew and Gentile). Today the prepuce still remains a flash point for cultural conflict...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2003) 33 (1): 47–89.
Published: 01 January 2003
... of the kind of interpretive practice privileged in Elene: the acceptance of Christianity inscribes a necessary movement from literal to more symbolic orders of representation. One of the most pervasive themes in patristic and early medieval anti-Jewish polemics was that the Jews were unable to read...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2011) 41 (3): 459–462.
Published: 01 September 2011
... modern period. Spain, as is well known, witnessed a drive for religious purity in the late medieval and early modern periods, most notably with the defeat of the Muslim emirate of Granada in 1492 and with the expulsion of the Jews from Aragon and Castile in that same year. Yet these repressive...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2008) 38 (3): 403–412.
Published: 01 September 2008
... the communal need to guard against (presumed) contagion, and to identify lepers with other marginalized groups, especially impure women and Jews. According to Zimmerman, these groups were linked in the medieval imagi- nary as transmitters of leprous blood — that of the leper himself, but also menstrual...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2002) 32 (1): 59–84.
Published: 01 January 2002
... biblical tradition, the two were sometimes a sin- gle being (Gogmagog), sometimes separate (Gog and Magog), sometimes ethnic groups (the races of Gog and Magog), and sometimes lands. Amor- phous terms, the names were at one time or another attached to the Scythi- ans, Goths, Saracens, Jews...