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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 (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 (2016) 46 (1): 167–188.
Published: 01 January 2016
... when he recognizes that death as, spiritually, his own.34 But this movement is far from fluid: Donne accepts his “dead brother” as a guide in Devotion 16, but he expresses doubts about the sound- 180  Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies / 46.1 / 2016 ness of this vehicle...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2016) 46 (2): 381–404.
Published: 01 May 2016
...-to-do layman’s concep- tion of public and private selfhood in relation to spiritual imperatives that include the special urgencies of their historical moment. Whitford’s writings for laypeople highlight the potential politi- cal stakes involved in the complex late medieval process...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2009) 39 (1): 31–42.
Published: 01 January 2009
... crisis, nor on affirmations of religious orthodoxy. Instead, it concentrates on a shared spiritual formation involving Jesuit meditational techniques. Jesuit meditational practice relied on sensorial imagery, and this type of acute sensorial experience is found in both Donne's and Quevedo's reworkings...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2001) 31 (3): 561–584.
Published: 01 September 2001
... as a devotional state achieved in the temple that is the heart of the devout. Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies 31:3, Fall 2001. Copyright © by Duke University Press / 2001 / $2.00. In The Poetry of Meditation, Louis Martz helped revive the study...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2014) 44 (1): 1–15.
Published: 01 January 2014
... prefigured in theological writings helped to make the subsequent case not just for the respectability of an experimental natural philosophy, but for its role in fostering the virtuous life. David Marno’s essay traces shifts in meditative practice from Saint Ignatius of Loyola’s Spiritual...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2009) 39 (2): 225–255.
Published: 01 May 2009
... in the religious life of the time, and how do twenty- first-century scholars of medieval spirituality best assess it? A survey of recent examinations of nature in the Middle Ages will help to illuminate these questions. The bulk of scholarship on nature in the twelfth century centers on the Goddess...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2011) 41 (2): 345–368.
Published: 01 May 2011
... it works. As is widely known, the Cloud teaches a practice of prayer and meditation through which a spiritual practitioner can achieve union, or “oneheed,” with God.3 As in many devo- tional works, love is the primary unitive force the Cloud describes and seeks to cultivate in its readership...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2018) 48 (2): 301–340.
Published: 01 May 2018
... rich mosaic of material relating to spiritual guid- ance, the discernment of spirits, and the management of spiritual ambition. It presents an unswerving Christocentric focus of sustained meditations and prayers, often conveyed through a fully mobilized repertoire of invocation, metaphor...
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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 (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 (2020) 50 (1): 75–94.
Published: 01 January 2020
... to Catholic habits of self- examination, spiritual exercises, and forms of meditation.14 De Ávila and her English translators and imitators were heavily influenced by the generic innovations driven by (mostly) French writers François de Sales, Pierre Camus, Nicolas Caussin and by a reinvigoration...
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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 (2013) 43 (3): 521–544.
Published: 01 September 2013
... and scientific books, but who are longing for a fulfilling spiritual life.”23 The unlearned and simple souls are also instructed in this treatise on how to approach religious readership and meditation. Pivotal to the learning process through prayer and meditation is the imitation of Christ. According...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2016) 46 (3): 629–651.
Published: 01 September 2016
...Arabella Milbank This essay questions the current critical attitude toward medieval understandings of the body. It tests the limits of the contemporary “corporeal turn” by reassessing a textual crux in Julian of Norwich's A Revelation of Love . Contesting the dominant, defecatory reading...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2016) 46 (1): 1–5.
Published: 01 January 2016
...- caster’s Livre de Seyntz Medicines, the sick body does not “represent” the soul; rather, bodily and spiritual change is sought. Meditation can achieve physi- cal, material change through what she terms “meditative surgeries.” Richard Sugg’s analysis of sermons and devotional literature investigates...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2012) 42 (3): 567–596.
Published: 01 September 2012
...Claire Taylor Jones This essay explores how the performance of the liturgy was integrated into late medieval education of nuns, for whom liturgical text conveyed both linguistic and spiritual knowledge. In southern German Observant Dominican convents, Latin language was systematically taught...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2018) 48 (2): 341–364.
Published: 01 May 2018
... the spiritual movement of the mystic toward the divine, which medieval writ- ers like Bonaventure and Thomas Aquinas had distinguished from other forms of mystical extasis Unlike extasis, the language of raptus, as Aquinas explained, implies a certain sense of violentiam, denoting an external force...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2021) 51 (2): 215–240.
Published: 01 May 2021
... of the Holy: Religion, Politics, and Gender in Late Medieval English Culture by David Aers and Lynn Staley (University Park: Pennsylvania State University Press, 1994), 17. 77 Aers, 37. 78 Jon and Richard , in Wycliffite Spirituality , ed. Hornbeck, Lahey, and Somerset, 293. 79...