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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2018) 48 (2): 227–260.
Published: 01 May 2018
...’ Creed. The work thus offers a new way of conceiving both women’s affective piety and the relationship between vernacular and clerical theology. Copyright © 2018 by Duke University Press 2018 A Christian Mannes Bileeve Apostles’ Creed medieval affective spirituality reason and emotion...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2011) 41 (2): 317–343.
Published: 01 May 2011
...Patricia Dailey Hadewijch of Brabant's seventh vision of union with the Eucharist has often been cited as exemplifying the embodied nature of medieval women's spirituality. This essay recontextualizes the way embodiment and gender are conceived of through an analysis of the figures and functions...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2014) 44 (1): 1–15.
Published: 01 January 2014
..., for example, would be unrecognizable without the tendentious opposition between the “affective piety” of the late medieval church and the intellectualized engagements with the word pro- moted by Protestant reformers.2 It is a staple of medieval and early modern scholarship, and it informs virtually all...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2016) 46 (1): 33–59.
Published: 01 January 2016
... available in physically and spiritually concrete ways to those who read or hear the text. © 2016 by Duke University Press 2016 medieval spirituality and meditation medical language and metaphor physiology of the heart Henry Duke of Lancaster Livre de Seyntz Medicines...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2012) 42 (3): 699–724.
Published: 01 September 2012
... and the Public Contemplative in Late Medieval England: Richard Methley and His Spiritual Formation Katherine Zieman University of Notre Dame...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2016) 46 (1): 1–5.
Published: 01 January 2016
... language. The study of medical discourse and its flexibility connects with work on the history of the emotions, on affect and feeling, on disability, on cognition and sense perception, and on form and genre. Many of the essays here consider reading as an embodied practice and explore how the practice...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2010) 40 (3): 497–526.
Published: 01 September 2010
...-Reformation plowman has long been read as an uncomplicated spokesman for an anticlerical Protestantism. This article argues, in contrast, that these plowmen are evidence of a continuing interest in a medieval Catholic symbolic imagination centered on work–as physical labor and as spiritual labor, such as good...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2012) 42 (1): 201–224.
Published: 01 January 2012
... proximity. These poems refuse to imagine the redemption of soul without body, or to praise spiritualized love 210  Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies / 42.1 / 2012 divorced from proximate interactions. Just as importantly, this means that marriage is presented as a site for thinking...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2000) 30 (2): 375–399.
Published: 01 May 2000
... proclaims a certain positive contiguity between sexual and spiritual desire is to court the admonition of numerous 386 Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies / 30.2 / 2000 experts. My invocation of Reformed theology to explain Browne’s use of “confession” in the context of such an argument...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2013) 43 (1): 99–120.
Published: 01 January 2013
..., Gra- tiano reasons, the Jew must be guilty in a deeper, spiritual reckoning — as if his sins belonged to a ghostly and lupine former identity. Gratiano also speaks “nothing” in a more literal sense, identifying an empty space through which the guilty wolf-­soul flies. This space...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2016) 46 (1): 167–188.
Published: 01 January 2016
..., but affectively. By experiencing this painful difficulty alongside Augustine, the reader is made to suffer distentio animi. Throughout the Devotions, Donne’s attempts to assign causality to his illness require a painful contemplation across past, present, and future 172  Journal of Medieval...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2011) 41 (2): 345–368.
Published: 01 May 2011
... of Medieval and Early Modern Studies 41:2, Spring 2011 DOI 10.1215/10829636-1218340  © 2011 by Duke University Press from God (26.11  –  12).5 This “smiting” is the central activity of spiritual prac- tice; devout “smiting” enables the spiritual practitioner to penetrate into the cloud...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2012) 42 (3): 539–566.
Published: 01 September 2012
..., far less attention has been paid to descriptions of time in spiritual 540  Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies / 42.3 / 2012 self-­writing, which I wish to address.10 Since I focus on a particular group of nuns, I do not consider here the distinctions between Catholic and Prot- estant...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2016) 46 (2): 315–337.
Published: 01 May 2016
..., the play offers a critique of the potential excesses of dramatic and affective reenactments of the Passion, particularly given the association for the reader of the Jews with stages and fakery, and the association for the audience of Jews with metatheatricality. In context of late medieval...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2008) 38 (2): 253–283.
Published: 01 May 2008
... encounter with Wisdom, it is clear that her role as the sponsa of bridal mysticism is compromised by her inability to connect carnal meanings to their spiritual significance. As writers in the affective tradition were well aware, a possible danger in that mode of devotion lay in a reader’s inability...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2021) 51 (1): 105–139.
Published: 01 January 2021
... of scholarly mathematical geography. Recent scholarship on texts and maps associated with medieval pilgrimage has focused increasingly on the notions of virtual pilgrimage, spiritual pilgrimage, or imagined pilgrimage, in which representations of the pilgrimage process, or Jerusalem and its buildings, or even...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2012) 42 (3): 597–614.
Published: 01 September 2012
... combined with the developments in medieval spirituality that produced an array of lay religious groups during this period, suggests that Cistercian policy considered enclosure to be important symbolically more than pragmatically. Unlike Periculoso , the aim was never unilaterally to confine women...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2021) 51 (1): 161–171.
Published: 01 January 2021
... éditions, 2018. 205 pp. eur 50.00. Hillman, Jennifer, and Elizabeth C. Tingle, eds. Soul Travel: Spiritual Jour- neys in Late Medieval and Early Modern Europe. Oxford: Peter Lang, 2019. vi, 282 pp., 7 figs. $82.95. Hurlock, Kathryn. Medieval Welsh Pilgrimage, c. 1100 1500. The New Middle Ages. New York...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2020) 50 (2): 233–268.
Published: 01 May 2020
... and the militant attacks on this space deepen his spiritual resolve. Even though Saewulf incorporated into his own text a Jerusalem guide 260 Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies / 50.2 / 2020 which called that city the center of the world (as so many guides did), his account complicates models...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2012) 42 (2): 333–363.
Published: 01 May 2012
... The circling of the wind in the Ecclesiastes verse, as Bonaventure interprets it, is literal as well as figurative, material as well as spiritual. It is in any case polyvalent, a fact that will surprise nobody who has spent any time reading medieval or patristic exegesis. The first thing...