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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2009) 39 (3): 571–595.
Published: 01 September 2009
... and Thomas Nashe. Special attention is given to the sermons preached at Paul's Cross to show how the complex social space surrounding the pulpit was crucial in enabling preachers to express the critique against excesses in apparel. Duke University Press 2009...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2019) 49 (2): 403–426.
Published: 01 May 2019
... was ideologically shaped to obstruct its agency and its potential disruption to inheritance practices. Seventeenth-century commentaries on envious younger sons move away from a medieval model of sin that preached resistance to external demonic forces of temptation and instead show a tendency to psychologize...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2021) 51 (2): 215–240.
Published: 01 May 2021
... downplayed or treated as separate from its devotional aims, this essay argues that Book combines devotion and dissent to empower the mother's reading, preaching, and living, and that such a dialogue is characteristic of lollard forms of living. In its attention to polemic, this analysis is significant...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2001) 31 (2): 213–250.
Published: 01 May 2001
... her vernacular writings until she is on her deathbed as Beatrice did. Since by this time (1250) she has had twenty years of advising and interaction with the Dominicans, she allies herself with her confessor’s order and its mission to preach and teach in the world...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2011) 41 (3): 487–513.
Published: 01 September 2011
... authorities in Seville, they take up residence with a community of Chris- tian mercenaries in the city under the command of the Portuguese prince, Infante Peter. Immediately, they attempt to preach the Gospel: one of them, Bernard, familiar with the “Saracen language,” verbally accosts the caliph as he...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2002) 32 (2): 269–304.
Published: 01 May 2002
... pseudo-Bonaventure’s Meditationes Vitae Christi, offers St. Cecilia, a saint celebrated for the three days of public preaching she accomplished after an unsuccessful attempt to decapitate her, as an example of meditative reading. A metaphor of her devotion from the Legenda Aurea—that she always bore...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2003) 33 (2): 311–334.
Published: 01 May 2003
... civilization are the direct or indirect result of the preaching of indulgences.”7 There is some truth in this hyperbole, but of course it omits mention of other major sources of church income which (arguably) were put to the service of European civilization, such as papal taxation, tithes, the revenues...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2021) 51 (1): 49–78.
Published: 01 January 2021
... to the East between 1288 and 1300 and is among the more famous Holy Land pilgrims from the period of the Holy Land crusades (1095 1291). As part of an otherwise standard Holy Land pil- grimage, Riccoldo also traveled extensively as a missionary, spending up to ten years preaching and living in Mosul, Tabriz...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2016) 46 (3): 513–543.
Published: 01 September 2016
... for his excessive sacramentalism and eventually relieved of his duties by the Long Parliament.28 While his opponents identified him with the perversion of Christianity, Goodman had his own ideas about what was destroying the church from the inside: “pelpeting . . . frequent and tedious preaching...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2018) 48 (2): 227–260.
Published: 01 May 2018
... stretching back to the initial preaching of Christ’s apostles. Modi loquendi A Christian Mannes Bileeve’s probable date of composition between and places the work squarely in the context of the rise in vernacular religious manuals that were designed to remedy the “ignorance of priests...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2003) 33 (2): 335–351.
Published: 01 May 2003
..., the Grindletonians are important not only in an intrinsic way but because they help to explain the somewhat later and larger phenomenon of the Quakers.7 Grindleton is in fact close to Pendle Hill, where George Fox had one of his great early preaching successes. Thomas Bar- croft’s testimony is evidence...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2015) 45 (2): 419–440.
Published: 01 May 2015
..., 2014. xx, 448 pp.; 7 color plates, 45 figs., 2 tables. EUR 110.00. Diesenberger, Maximilian, Yitzhak Hen, and Marianne Pollheimer. Sermo Doctorum: Compilers, Preachers, and Their Audiences in the Early Medieval West. Sermo: Studies on Patristic, Medieval, and Reformation Sermons and Preaching...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2015) 45 (1): 159–195.
Published: 01 January 2015
... and reserving the rest of the body for dinner.19 The guest of honor at lunch was to be none other than Vincent Ferrer, who had been lodging with the family while preaching in the town. The father, having recognized what had transpired, mourned his loss; hear- ing of the incident, the saint ventured...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2020) 50 (2): 403–429.
Published: 01 May 2020
... calling of tinkering as a legitimate if humble trade, in an especially sharp exchange when Bunyan appears before the presiding justice Sir John Kelynge at the quarter sessions, Bunyan s day- laboring as a tinker becomes less a licit alternative to preaching than a morally dubious form of itinerancy...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2013) 43 (3): 521–544.
Published: 01 September 2013
... [to write the Specchio], and the affectionate request of several devout people who asked me to write down in the vernacular the sermons I had preached on the theme of true penitence, for the use and consolation of all those who will desire to read them.26 Texts like...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2012) 42 (3): 519–537.
Published: 01 September 2012
... Sermons, of the moost honorable and blessed sacrament of the aulter, calling the bishop “his special good lorde and mayster,” though no record of his appointment survives.25 Peryn’s sermons, preached at St. Anthony’s Hospital, which was connected with the parish of St. Benet Fink (John Bale calls...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2018) 48 (2): 261–300.
Published: 01 May 2018
... from which she could preach, or rather by which Jesus could speak through her. It is notable that the last of these dynamics, speaking as Jesus, pro- duced the highest claim to authority in her time, that is, public preaching by a woman. In her era in Italy and Spain, some women known...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2012) 42 (2): 487–506.
Published: 01 May 2012
.... Sacred Folly: A New History of the Feast of Fools. Ithaca, N.Y.: Cornell University Press, 2011. xi, 322 pp.; 1 map. $49.95. Jansen, Katherine L., and Miri Rubin, eds. Charisma and Religious Author- ity: Jewish, Christian, and Muslim Preaching, 1200 – 1500. Europa Sacra, vol. 4. Turnhout, Belg...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2017) 47 (2): 279–304.
Published: 01 May 2017
... against women teaching in church.16 Twelfth-­century exegetes echoed this reading and additionally claimed that the verse forbade women from preaching or administering the sacraments. Thus, a commentary on the verse in the Glossa Ordinaria reads, “mulierib[us] in ecclesia docere non permittit...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2000) 30 (2): 375–399.
Published: 01 May 2000
... on the subject can be gathered from the violent state repression of so-called Judaizers such as John Traske. In the decades prior to the publication of Browne’s poem, Traske preached circumcision, dietary restriction, and Saturday-Sabbatarianism, attracting sufficient public attention to prompt his eventual...