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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2022) 52 (2): 285–311.
Published: 01 May 2022
... a political vision organized around what he and his culture regarded as a virtue: rational obedience to political authority. In his Appeal , the explosive text that was written for the trial of London's mayor in 1384, Usk makes use of charged language tied to the Peasants’ Revolt of 1381 in order to depict...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2010) 40 (1): 119–147.
Published: 01 January 2010
... political culture. The play's medievalism and its biblical allusions critically expose the efforts of some English Protestants to authorize power on the basis of a fundamentalist reading of the Bible. The biblical interests of Measure for Measure also respond to the king's censure of the Geneva Bible...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2014) 44 (2): 373–405.
Published: 01 May 2014
...Adam Herring This article examines vision and cultural authority among the leadership of the Inca Empire of Andean South America. In Inca political society, seeing was cultural being. The essay addresses the spaces in which Inca acts of perception took place, as well as the architectural frameworks...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2016) 46 (1): 117–139.
Published: 01 January 2016
... in these years of crisis, demonstrating that, on the contrary, political writers drew upon medical ideas and metaphors selectively and often inconsistently in order to lend persuasive authority to their arguments. • Medicine, Metaphor, and “Crisis...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2018) 48 (3): 433–434.
Published: 01 September 2018
... poetry, theology to politics. Even within the long traditions of Christianity, understanding of conversion has included significantly different inflections. The study of conversion has great potential to illuminate many aspects of medieval and early modern culture in terms of revolutionary change...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2020) 50 (3): 609–631.
Published: 01 September 2020
... in early modern diplomacy, the essay argues for diplomatic parrhesia as a matter of trustworthiness rather than sincerity. Shakespeare introduces a new perspective on the ambassador’s speech and its function and on the capacity of authorities to hear truthful speech, while reasserting the political...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2014) 44 (1): 69–94.
Published: 01 January 2014
... center on history (i.e., “story”) and theology, but also engage political topics: class, equality, governance, gender, the authority of reason, and conscience vis-à-vis that of tradition, custom, and culture. The essay focuses on these latter issues, that is to say, on the political opinions held...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2018) 48 (3): 553–598.
Published: 01 September 2018
...David R. Como This article examines the “conversions” and confessions of Giles Creech, a London cutler who allegedly passed through “fourteen several religions” during his youth in early Stuart London. In 1638 Creech furnished the authorities with a detailed dossier on furtive communities...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2019) 49 (2): 265–294.
Published: 01 May 2019
... as orthodox while also claiming spiritual authority. theology and politics of compassion suffering with Christ Nicholas Love Margery Kempe history of emotions Copyright © 2019 by Duke University Press 2019 ...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2022) 52 (2): 191–217.
Published: 01 May 2022
... of hierarchy with its political edge often dominates understanding of the notion, but such critique stems from medieval controversies over religious perfection and sacramental life, which in turn echo the monastic polemics of Pseudo‐Dionysius, the probable inventor of the term hierarchy . The massive influence...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2016) 46 (2): 381–404.
Published: 01 May 2016
... this by describing the household as a distinct locus of spiritual counsel, a self-enclosed unit that has only generalized interactions with other sites of religious authority. Lay piety in these texts does not aim to shelter its audience from the turmoil of surrounding events. Instead, the contemplative turn...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2002) 32 (2): 269–304.
Published: 01 May 2002
... for the queen: Sanctity and political authority in a Tudor pageant As Catherine of Aragon approached London bridge on a Friday afternoon in November of 1501, the London Chronicle reports, she was greeted by the figure of St. Katherine, the first in a series of pageants celebrating the prin- cess’s arrival...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2023) 53 (3): 641–655.
Published: 01 September 2023
... illus. Hardcover, ebook. [On how Christian, Jewish, and Muslim faiths all fostered the making of a modern scientific spirit, buoyed by a conviction in the coming end of the world.] Rowley, Matthew, and Natasha Hodgson, eds. Miracles, Political Authority, and Violence in Medieval and Early Modern...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2003) 33 (1): 23–45.
Published: 01 January 2003
... their political authority, they must look to Jerusalem and acquire from there the relics of antiquity, like importing so much precious marble. The march of Samuel’s bones is the triumphal procession of a Christian empire, and Jerusalem becomes simultaneously the site of imperial religious victory and a new...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2002) 32 (2): 327–342.
Published: 01 May 2002
... and French national historian Pasquier, Catherine Des Roches was able strategically to produce authority within the relatively modest genre of mock encomium. Despite social, political, and, in this case, generic constraints due to her gender, she was a historical agent. The performance...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2020) 50 (2): 377–402.
Published: 01 May 2020
... and Gillespie consider mother- hood a source of political authority. The mother redeems herself through the creation of male children, thus countering the erasure of women in the political hierarchy. 20 Though the Bible speaks in terms of replacing anguish with joy, certainly not with liberal political agency...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2001) 31 (1): 39–56.
Published: 01 January 2001
... as the Germans are different from the Bohemians (Czechs) by nation, so they should be distinct from the Bohemians in their law and custom.”27 He was not abandoning political authority over them, but recognizing that the dif- ferent “nations” under his rule should have their own...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2021) 51 (3): 431–451.
Published: 01 September 2021
... exclusive claim to legitimate power and emerging sites of authority accruing in bodies assembled through competing institutions such as the theater, Lisa Freeman has offered a contrast between the body politic of the monarch's state and the multiple bodies public composed of individuals seeking to establish...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2008) 38 (1): 57–78.
Published: 01 January 2008
... make him a criminal” [Aux yeux de tous les Grecs rendons-le criminel] (444). The eyes of the Greeks watch over the play. By authorizing the mission of Orestes, they have, in a sense, created the intrigue. He, in turn, plays a crucial role in the constitution of their collective political life...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2008) 38 (1): 15–34.
Published: 01 January 2008
... of the central figures of modern politics. Ever since humanism, ambassadors have been the recipi- ents of precepts, practical advice, and ethical standards; they have served as able interpreters of the politics of their time, as authors of the instruments of negotiation, as architects of information...