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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (1 May 2007) 37 (2): 271–303.
Published: 01 May 2007
...Richard Strier Duke University Press 2007 a Martin Luther and the Real Presence in Nature Richard Strier University of Chicago...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (1 May 2009) 39 (2): 225–255.
Published: 01 May 2009
...Sara Ritchey According to long-standing scholarly opinion, the twelfth century discovered nature. This essay argues that earthly nature was not discovered in the twelfth century. The twelfth-century authors of the philosophia mundi or the sculptors who fashioned the acanthus capitals at Rheims...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (1 January 2014) 44 (1): 95–112.
Published: 01 January 2014
...Stephen Gaukroger One of most surprising aspects of the shift from scholastic natural philosophy to the new mechanist natural philosophies in the early decades of the seventeenth century is the retention of a doctrinal conception of knowledge. There was an assumption not only among scholastics, but...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (1 January 2012) 42 (1): 131–155.
Published: 01 January 2012
...Terence Irwin Luther’s denials (in his Commentary on Romans ) of the natural capacity to acquire moral virtues rest on three assumptions. (1) Virtue requires the pursuit of virtuous action for its own sake. (2) In the state of sin, human aims and motives are all controlled by self-love. (3) Insofar...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (1 May 2013) 43 (2): 219–245.
Published: 01 May 2013
...Matthew Milner Recent work in historical philosophy on the Aristotelian concept of qualities — that is, hot, cold, wet, and dry, the fundamental causal agents of the natural world — offers a moment to reconsider the connections between medicine, religion, and natural philosophy in late medieval...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (1 January 2014) 44 (1): 113–133.
Published: 01 January 2014
...Peter Harrison Historians of science have become increasingly aware of the connections between religion and science in the early modern period. Science, or more strictly “natural philosophy,” is understood as having pointed to the existence of a designing deity. Conversely, religion is seen as...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (1 September 2014) 44 (3): 585–615.
Published: 01 September 2014
...Anne F. Harris The devotional complex of the chapel of Saint-Fiacre in Brittany offers an exceptional opportunity to consider the role of the natural world in the construction of the sacred in the late Middle Ages. Interactions between landscape, architecture, and ritual, this essay argues, created...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (1 September 2008) 38 (3): 443–465.
Published: 01 September 2008
... physical and mental constitutional nature of people and nations up to the early twentieth century. Central to this conception of the body and its environment is the perception of causal connections between a place, including its climate, season, water, and food, and the people born into it. This essay...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (1 May 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 of...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (1 May 2012) 42 (2): 307–332.
Published: 01 May 2012
... the stories themselves trade on the fact that they could not do so, and theological explanations of the doctrine show that they should not be expected to; both the nature of the doctrine and the nature of belief rendered such an ambition incoherent. The stories emphasize instead the sacrament’s brash...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (1 January 2014) 44 (1): 1–15.
Published: 01 January 2014
...Joanna Picciotto This special issue is a response to three remarkable developments in the humanities: religion's return to the center of scholarly attention, an outpouring of work on the changing nature and historical conditions of intellectual labor, and the widespread revival of interest in...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (1 January 2017) 47 (1): 1–6.
Published: 01 January 2017
... microhistorians who are taking microhistorical practices into new frontiers. A major roundtable discussion features an open-ended conversation about archives, the many ways to read a document, the scaling of historical perspective, the possibilities of story-telling, and the nature and limits of historical...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (1 January 2017) 47 (1): 75–119.
Published: 01 January 2017
... readers on a journey to reconstruct a military campaign to Hunia (Hungary) in 819, the reasons for that military venture, the nature of the army's travel, and the scribe's role and progress in making his book. But why was Ellenhart there at all and what did he choose to copy while on campaign? To answer...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (1 September 2017) 47 (3): 415–435.
Published: 01 September 2017
..., printed annotations and paratextual devices, forms of textual circulation, and the nature of literary allusion and cultural reuse. © 2017 by Duke University Press 2017 English and Latin Bible manuscript annotation history of the book and reading reader marks...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (1 September 2017) 47 (3): 599–607.
Published: 01 September 2017
... demonstrates both wider patterns of use and the contradictory nature of the evidence. This book was presumably first used as it was intended, but it was subsequently removed from its exalted place at the pulpit. The bible was used by several different owners, most notably the seventeenth-century Moreton family...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (1 January 2018) 48 (1): 11–40.
Published: 01 January 2018
... both the interior world of the human frame and in the macrocosm of the terrestrial world is shown to be very much the product of developing print culture. European navigators and natural philosophers, in their distinct spheres, were keen to preserve not just a record of the priority of discovery, but...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (1 May 2018) 48 (2): 201–226.
Published: 01 May 2018
... converted to one of the confessions? Was there a hybrid double religious belonging to both faiths? This study explores the nature of the ties between religious conversion and political allegiance. Drawing on contemporary theoretical debate and historical case studies, it argues that a “double conversion” of...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (1 September 2018) 48 (3): 433–434.
Published: 01 September 2018
... striking continuities across what seems a cultural revolution. Articles in this special issue address foundational questions about the nature of the self over time (continuous across a single life-narrative or cleaved in two by a momentous event); reconciliation with or a break from different social...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (1 September 2018) 48 (3): 553–598.
Published: 01 September 2018
... unveil the nature of that ecosystem and to explore the ways in which Creech's Familist underground fed into, and was in turn transformed by, the anarchic sectarian eruptions of the English Civil War and Revolution. The resulting analysis illuminates the ideological upheavals that turned the political...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (1 January 2019) 49 (1): 33–55.
Published: 01 January 2019
... Passion narrative into neoclassical drama, Christus Patiens raises troubling dramaturgical, ethical, and theological questions about the nature of Christian tragedy and its relation to atonement and conversion. The article traces the complex ways that this play elicits judgments of guilt and innocence...