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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2021) 51 (2): 285–319.
Published: 01 May 2021
...Jutta Sperling This essay investigates Benedetto Caliari's Nativity of the Virgin (1576) with its provocative and unorthodox depiction of a bare-breasted wet-nurse in the context of both Protestant and Catholic criticism of “indecent” religious imagery. Reformers on both sides drew a connection...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2007) 37 (3): 531–547.
Published: 01 September 2007
...Theresa Coletti Duke University Press 2007 a The Chester Cycle in Sixteenth- Century Religious Culture Theresa Coletti University of Maryland...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2010) 40 (3): 439–461.
Published: 01 September 2010
...Thomas Betteridge A central aim of Tyndale's polemical works was to convert the mass of the populace to a more rigorous and meaningful engagement with Christ's teaching. In this he shared the concerns of most early-sixteenth-century religious reformers. Alongside this pastoral desire, however...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2011) 41 (3): 459–462.
Published: 01 September 2011
..., the articles explore not only various modes of cooperation and accommodation between different faiths but also the formation of complex, even hybrid religious identities. The volume challenges more traditional “confessional” histories of the Mediterranean and suggests, at the very least, that scholars...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2012) 42 (3): 597–614.
Published: 01 September 2012
...Erin L. Jordan This article uses evidence from Cistercian abbeys in Flanders and Hainaut during the thirteenth century to reconsider the role of enclosure policies in shaping the experience of religious women. The frequency with which nuns appear in the charters outside of their cloisters, when...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2014) 44 (2): 241–280.
Published: 01 May 2014
...Alexandra Walsham This reflective essay focuses upon the theoretical problem of explaining religious change in medieval and early modern Europe without perpetuating inherited paradigms of progress and modernization. First, it assesses and challenges prevailing models of periodization through...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2013) 43 (3): 521–544.
Published: 01 September 2013
... and ownership marks in manuscripts and a study of wills and book inventories, a distinct artisanal devotional culture can be reconstructed, as it becomes visible in the ways that artisans combined their social, vocational, and religious identities. This is also testified by the artisans’ appropriation...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2002) 32 (1): 167–198.
Published: 01 January 2002
...Véronique Plesch © by Duke University Press 2002 a Memory on the Wall: Graffiti on Religious Wall Paintings Véronique Plesch Colby College...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2020) 50 (1): 75–94.
Published: 01 January 2020
... modern life writing, particularly in domestic contexts. Teresa’s autobiographical texts were mediated for new audiences: religious orders and lay readers, both Catholic and Protestant. Teresa quickly established cult status in large part through readers’ engagement with the record of her life. Analysis...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2011) 41 (3): 515–544.
Published: 01 September 2011
...Shayne Aaron Legassie In spite of its violent origins, medieval chivalry provided rich imaginative resources for bridging ethnic, religious, and linguistic divisions. Pero Tafur’s Andanças (ca. 1453) relates the travels of one Castilian knight through the Mediterranean and Black Seas. Tafur’s...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2011) 41 (3): 577–599.
Published: 01 September 2011
...John Jeffries Martin Studies of religious dissimulation have generally assumed a moral topography of concealment: one holds one’s true religious beliefs privately, internally, while conforming outwardly to the expectations of the dominant society. This essay challenges this assumption through...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (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...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2019) 49 (3): 479–500.
Published: 01 September 2019
...” of an unknown Northumbrian monastic community), as a window into the ways in which early medieval people saw their natural world not as a passive space for human activity, but as an active participant in religious life. This reading comports with ecocritical interpretations of Æthelwulf’s poem alongside...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2021) 51 (3): 577–585.
Published: 01 September 2021
... and manufacture of paper, which made writing easier and reading cheaper, coupled with the introduction of print technology after 1455; the upheaval of the Protestant Reformation and its Catholic counterpart, and the bloody aftermath of religious wars, persecutions, and witch hunts that (re)shaped performance...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2010) 40 (1): 119–147.
Published: 01 January 2010
...Thomas Fulton The accession of James I triggered an outpouring of religious literature, including Shakespeare's Measure for Measure , which was performed before a royal audience on December 26, 1604. With over thirty biblical allusions and a conspicuously scriptural title, Shakespeare's most...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2010) 40 (3): 463–495.
Published: 01 September 2010
...Peter Lake There has been much talk of late about the Elizabethan state as a “monarchical republic” and about the emergence in and through the religious disputes of Elizabethan England of a “post-Reformation public sphere.” The term popularity emerged as a pejorative term used by contemporaries...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2011) 41 (3): 601–633.
Published: 01 September 2011
...E. Natalie Rothman This study explores how Venetian and Ottoman elites rearticulated religious and linguistic boundaries in a process that spanned both metropoles and their Dalmatian borderlands. It focuses on the case of a teenage daughter of an Ottoman-Bosnian governor, who in 1622 left her...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2012) 42 (3): 519–537.
Published: 01 September 2012
..., a Poor Clare, were among the first English members of the Louvain diaspora. Peryn’s book was heavily influenced both by Ignatian and by Low Countries spirituality. The opportunity to make such ideas available in English, for English nuns, was the fruit of religious exile with its consequent direct...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2014) 44 (2): 345–371.
Published: 01 May 2014
... mista , a mixed life that valued both public acts of charity and vernacular religious writing. Probing the intersection between religious and secular vocabularies in Renaissance humanism, the article argues that lay piety had a significant influence on fifteenth-century thought. Women in the early...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2014) 44 (1): 45–68.
Published: 01 January 2014
...Joshua Phillips The dissolution of the monasteries in the 1530s and early 1540s had significant effects on Tudor England, transforming traditional understandings of work and religious devotion. This article examines three elements of social life, associated with monasticism, that were drastically...