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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (1 May 2003) 33 (2): 261–280.
Published: 01 May 2003
... Durham, North Carolina In two recent publications, Stephen Greenblatt has explored Hamlet in rela- tion to two medieval practices and their transformation: the Eucharist in the Mass, and the institution of purgatory.1 In the reformed Eucharist of Holy Communion, sacrifice is remembered, not...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (1 May 2012) 42 (2): 249–268.
Published: 01 May 2012
... works.” Her test case is William Allen’s A defense and declaration of the Catholike Churchies [sic] doctrine, touching purgatory, and prayers for the soules departed published in 1565, “which summarizes the late medieval doctrine of pen- ance.” This work, we are assured, is of particular value...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (1 September 2017) 47 (3): 587–597.
Published: 01 September 2017
... from the body, because in purgatory his blessed election will be certified” (fol. 184r).36 The scriptural text does not directly discuss purgatory at this location, but rather the bless- 592  Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies / 47.3 / 2017 Figure 2. Quotation from Psalm 82, added...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (1 September 2001) 31 (3): 585–606.
Published: 01 September 2001
... cannot offer the Mass to God, neither can we offer it to other people, dead or alive, for the satisfaction of sins, for the release of souls from purgatory, or for any needs whatsoever. Because the reception of the Mass depends on the faith of the recipient, every one takes and receives of it...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (1 May 2009) 39 (2): 257–281.
Published: 01 May 2009
... is final: as the soul passes from the body it will be judged to be saved or damned.5 Many of the saved will pass some time in purgatory (2627–  32, 2710  –  21).6 All will appear, body and soul reunited, at doomsday, where the “general” judgment, identical with that already made at death with...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (1 January 2014) 44 (1): 45–68.
Published: 01 January 2014
... bliss in heaven from purgatory, “the most cruel of fires, quicker and more violent than any that one can imagine in this life.”2 That these figures are merely sculptures adorning a tomb is not a minor consideration. No prayers issue from their parted lips; no songs rise from their smooth throats...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (1 May 2003) 33 (2): 311–334.
Published: 01 May 2003
... did not issue that type of pardon. Its indulgences were a lot less extravagant: they did not cover culpa, and the period of release from purgatorial pena which they offered had strictly been limited by Clement VI’s legislation. However, there was a major precedent for the Cre- mona church’s claim...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (1 May 2016) 46 (2): 405–432.
Published: 01 May 2016
... quotidian religious forms of life, and it was crucial to a number of late medieval religious practices in which the subject of peti- tion was God. These practices, which most explicitly involved purgatory, the saints, and the sacraments of baptism, confession, and last rites, variously but...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (1 May 2018) 48 (2): 413–430.
Published: 01 May 2018
.... New York: W. W. Norton, xxxvi, pp.; illus. Paper McAvoy, Liz Herbert, ed. and trans. A Revelation of Purgatory. The Library of Medieval Women. Cambridge: D. S. Brewer, xi, pp. [A rst- person female account of visions of purgatorial su ering. Middle English prose text with facing- page...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (1 September 2010) 40 (3): 559–592.
Published: 01 September 2010
...), Milton had himself come to reject the notion of an immaterial and immortal soul that was released from the body at death. Such a notion had only become official orthodoxy in the pre-­Reformation church comparatively late, as a consequence of the canon- ization of the doctrine of purgatory at the...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (1 May 2011) 41 (2): 317–343.
Published: 01 May 2011
... greatness next to his own littleness. Then he fell into the despair caused by love. How and with what he should become like the great love; after this hell that he then tasted, then he fell into purgatory with a great self-­surrender and became very proud that he would...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (1 January 2005) 35 (1): 121–158.
Published: 01 January 2005
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (1 January 2003) 33 (1): 125–141.
Published: 01 January 2003
...: The Wonder of the New World (Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 1991), 23. 3 Ibid., 62. 4 Ibid., 62–63. 5 Greenblatt’s more recent book, Hamlet in Purgatory (Princeton, N.J.: Princeton Uni- versity Press, 2001), is similarly equivocal about the nature of literature. Greenblatt...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (1 January 2005) 35 (1): 3–12.
Published: 01 January 2005
... how poets write and think of themselves within traditions. For in Dante’s vision and Dekker’s dream alike they converse like souls in purgatory in mutual and suspended time, seeing things in each other that seem rather found than invented. And Simpson’s history raises far-reaching...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (1 September 2010) 40 (3): 425–438.
Published: 01 September 2010
... by a Dickensian one: Once upon a time the people of England were happy Medieval Catholics, visiting their holy wells, attending frequent masses and deeply respectful of purgatory and afraid of Hell. Then lustful King Henry forced them to abandon their religion...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (1 September 2012) 42 (3): 539–566.
Published: 01 September 2012
... beades; on the second or third day being in this place, I saw on a suddain my deceased Superiour.” She gives Mary Xaveria to understand that she had spent ten days in purgatory and had been released to heaven 548  Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies / 42.3 / 2012 on “the same day that...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (1 January 2015) 45 (1): 131–157.
Published: 01 January 2015
... the Holy Body  139 the Historia Albigensis discussed above, this episode hints at another impor- tant purpose of burning: fire was seen as a cleansing agent for the soul and could therefore serve as a means of penitence. It is not surprising then that purgatory itself was seen as a place of fire...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (1 January 2006) 36 (1): 75–102.
Published: 01 January 2006
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (1 May 2006) 36 (2): 263–290.
Published: 01 May 2006
... exemptions were supposed to be those cases where the defendant was non compos mentis, and thus not responsible for his or her actions. In the eyes of a jury, the declaration of suicide had the unenviable power to condemn the dead to a tortuous afterlife in purgatory, while at the same time sentencing...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (1 September 2000) 30 (3): 601–630.
Published: 01 September 2000
... Press, 2000. xxv, 225 pp. $35.00, paper $15.00. Dante Alighieri. Dante Alighieri’s “Divine Comedy,” vol. 3, Purgatory: Ital- ian Text and Verse Translation; vol. 4, Purgatory: Commentary. Edited and translated by Mark Musa. Indiana Masterpiece Editions...