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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2021) 51 (2): 285–319.
Published: 01 May 2021
... between the Virgin Mary's ostentatious display of her lactating breasts and her presumed, derided, or hoped-for miracle-working capacities or intercessory powers. In post-Tridentine Venice, several artists, including Tintoretto and Veronese, all of whom were connected to the Scuola de’ Mercanti...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2012) 42 (2): 307–332.
Published: 01 May 2012
...Steven Justice Scholarship has routinely assumed that the many medieval eucharistic miracle stories about hosts witnessed as discernibly the body of Christ — newborn, bloody, crucified, or dismembered — were designed to quell doubts in the doctrine of the Mass with coercive ocular confirmation...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2021) 51 (2): 241–262.
Published: 01 May 2021
...Paroma Chatterjee This article looks closely at the report of a miracle that occurred in eleventh-century Constantinople in which the veil covering an icon of the Theotokos (Virgin) at the Blachernae church lifted itself miraculously. The report, scripted by the Byzantine polymath Michael Psellos...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2014) 44 (3): 531–548.
Published: 01 September 2014
... bodily torments for the faith, and might work miracles by virtue of their suffering. © 2014 by Duke University Press 2014 a Intimate Devotion: Recusant Martyrs and the Making of Relics...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2015) 45 (1): 159–195.
Published: 01 January 2015
...Diana Bullen Presciutti This article examines a miracle, credited to the Dominican saint Vincent Ferrer, in which a “demented” wife and mother butchers and partially cooks her infant son. In the decades following Vincent’s 1455 canonization, artists like Colantonio and the Erri workshop approached...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2010) 40 (1): 37–63.
Published: 01 January 2010
... of Edmund’s willing sacrifice of his realm in order to maintain his faith, as the fate of Edmund’s body suggests. The Danes toss the martyred king’s head into the woods, but it calls out “here, here, here” when his people search for him — the miracle which first marks his sanctity — and they reunite...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2002) 32 (2): 227–268.
Published: 01 May 2002
... founder and patron saint, and it features, interspersed throughout the collected documents, a number of miracle sto- ries associated with the twice-married virgin and her shrine.2 In effect, the compilation highlights the life of the monastery’s royal patron and docu- ments the significant events...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2001) 31 (3): 507–560.
Published: 01 September 2001
... found elsewhere, the miracle of the postmortem singing acts as an agency of conversion; and in the other tales of Christian sacrifice in the Canterbury Tales —those of the Man of Law, the Clerk, and the Second Nun—the conversion of unbelievers is the central purpose to which the pro- tagonists...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2014) 44 (1): 163–186.
Published: 01 January 2014
...-­ minded, even though he has a good mind; it must be his upbringing. . . . I told him quite plainly that I am too old to believe simple-­minded things. He would like me to believe a lot of trifling things about miracles. On Maundy Thursday some- thing funny happened, which...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2017) 47 (2): 279–304.
Published: 01 May 2017
... audience, not to expect apparitions or miracles to confirm their belief, but to test and assay in the form of dramatic experiments the theological knowledge that structures their religious lives, and thus invigorates their investment in that knowledge.14 In short, this effect of mystery drama allows...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2020) 50 (1): 53–73.
Published: 01 January 2020
... monastery of both men and women; the Eucharistic practice of utraquism; the church of Kildare s putative metropolitan status despite Armagh s hegemony; not to mention a cascade of miracles involving pigs, sheep, goats, ducks, and other animals.8 This flamboyant disruptiveness cried out for correction if she...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2018) 48 (2): 261–300.
Published: 01 May 2018
.... Juana’s semi- autobiography, Vida y n, was supposedly dictated by Juana, but was clearly terminated by others since it ends with her death and miraculous preservation as a corpse. A conventual book of records, Libro de la casa, from the late sixteenth century repeats a number of the miracles...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2009) 39 (1): 7–30.
Published: 01 January 2009
... / Motherhood and Ritual Murder  13 child emerges unscathed. The miracle causes the child, his mother, and other Jewish witnesses to convert, while the unrepentant father is thrown into the oven. In some later versions, the Jewish mother is granted an even more prominent role side by side with the Virgin...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2007) 37 (2): 271–303.
Published: 01 May 2007
... miracles,” the very multitude of which obscures our perception of them. On Christmas day, 1538, Luther noted that “since the fall of Adam, the world knows neither God nor His creation.” Were we not fallen, “what thoughts man might have had about the fact that God is in all creatures”; but now “we...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2012) 42 (1): 35–57.
Published: 01 January 2012
... original doctrine of the virtues. In the late Middle Ages, attested miracles were necessary but not sufficient for a saint’s canonization; the personal, heroic virtue of the candi- date for ecclesial recognition had to be demonstrated. The celebrated case of Catherine of Siena posed...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2014) 44 (3): 585–615.
Published: 01 September 2014
... of a natural element. Taking water from the fountain and spilling it upon a particular stone unleashed a storm of thun- derous fury and challenged the knight of the domain. The miracle of water here is not that of healing, but rather the sheer force of transformation. A particularity of the Breton...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2014) 44 (2): 241–280.
Published: 01 May 2014
... and spiritual turmoil between around 1500 and 1650 bears witness to a partial and tem- porary intensification of older convictions. With Robin Briggs, she sees this as an era of heightened or super-­enchantment.30 The burgeoning body of research on ghosts, angels, miracles, witchcraft, and other related...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2003) 33 (2): 281–309.
Published: 01 May 2003
... to his arm, whole from the cauldron (762–93). The final sequence deals with the Christian and legal consequences. Jonathas and his men go to the Bishop and pro- claim the miracle (794–805); the Bishop goes to their house and sees the image of Christ change back into bread, the Host (806– 41...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2003) 33 (3): 403–417.
Published: 01 September 2003
..., the injunction of the great lady made it necessary for me to perform this function. The woman who was present and sharing the great assignment with us said: “Do not pass over the greatest of the miracles of the saint.” “ What is that?” I asked. She laid bare a part (méros) of the breast (ste¯´thos...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2002) 32 (1): 109–144.
Published: 01 January 2002
....56 Intentionally or not, the location of this house next to the Chapel of our Lady of Miracles was sym- bolically significant. The chapel was built by John XXII in 1320 on the site of a miracle. A young convict, accused by his mother of indecent exposure, a sexual sin, had been sentenced to burn...