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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...
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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 (2014) 44 (1): 1–15.
Published: 01 January 2014
... in these terms. Simone Weil's famous assertion that every school exercise is like a sacrament challenges us to reconsider the limited vocabulary we employ to describe the nature of the mind's work in both “religious” and “secular” contexts. To this end, essays explore intersections between devotional practice...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2014) 44 (1): 113–133.
Published: 01 January 2014
... of natural philosophy as a ratio- nal and independent activity is important to the role it plays in lending support to religious beliefs. Boyle’s remarks about “virtues” and “sentiments of devotion” sug- gest a rather different kind of connection between science and religion, how- ever, one...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2020) 50 (1): 115–137.
Published: 01 January 2020
... or as a religious work, the new public libraries seemed reluctant to actively acquire a devotional text that might be connected with secular literature. Yet for private book buyers from the 1630s onward, the generic ambivalence of The Temple appears to have been more of an attraction than a problem: readers like...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2018) 48 (2): 227–260.
Published: 01 May 2018
... religious devotion The Thinking Heart of Female Spirituality and the Apostles’ Creed in A Christian Mannes Bileeve...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2021) 51 (2): 215–240.
Published: 01 May 2021
... of mainstream views replicates a divide between dissent and devotion that underwrites the same classificatory scheme that Somerset critiques and potentially preserves the view of polemical writing as lollard antagonism. 15 The use of architectural allegory of the cloister in religious instruction has...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2018) 48 (2): 301–340.
Published: 01 May 2018
... Perry and Westphall / Gathering Good Corn from the Weeds 303 miscellany containing ve religious texts for the sum of pence The manuscript, now Cambridge, Trinity College, MS B was one of several collected by Batman containing Middle English devotional texts, including Piers Plowman, Ancrene...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2010) 40 (3): 425–438.
Published: 01 September 2010
...David Aers; Nigel Smith This special issue is devoted to the English Reformations and current historiography. The title intentionally pluralizes the traditionally singular noun Reformation to signify a scope that includes both the early Reformation (through to 1547) and continuing senses...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2018) 48 (2): 341–364.
Published: 01 May 2018
... Hilton, as well as in Protestant biblical commentaries, devotionals, and poetry throughout the sixteenth and seventeenth centuries. English reformers like John Bale, knowingly or otherwise, developed a ritualized language of divine revelation that was rooted in the mystical tradition, and this discourse...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2021) 51 (1): 105–139.
Published: 01 January 2021
... and of the place of the Holy Land within it becomes a kind of virtual pilgrimage: a form of vicarious wandering that prompts religious contemplation and devotion. The article, which includes discussion of the manuscript’s unique and previously unstudied Jerusalem map, thus reminds us to keep in mind the inadequacy...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2021) 51 (1): 141–159.
Published: 01 January 2021
...Kathryne Beebe There is growing interest among historians of late medieval and early modern Europe in the concept of resistance for understanding women and power. Researchers are beginning to look beyond religious women’s overt and well-documented forms of opposition to reform efforts...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2020) 50 (1): 75–94.
Published: 01 January 2020
..., but affection also, to 82 Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies / 50.1 / 2020 the holy Religious woemen of her Angelicall Order. 28 The translation is of a piece with a range of Catholic and proto- Catholic devotional texts dedi- cated to Henrietta Maria and members of her court in the late 1630s, many...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2013) 43 (3): 473–485.
Published: 01 September 2013
... guilds, a strong culture of artisan associa- tion still prevailed, and craftworkers “managed to preserve craft culture and assert trade rights.”13 As seen in the Venetian glassworkers’ combination of arte and scuola, collective religious devotion was likewise integral to artisan cul- ture...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2001) 31 (3): 561–584.
Published: 01 September 2001
... with a question that has been rattling around in my head since I first began studying devotional poetry: Why did the scenario of the Christian sacrifice prove such a vexed and perplexing subject for lyric poetry in seventeeth-century England? Why, that is, did the Passion shift from being a site of the deepest...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2002) 32 (1): 1–15.
Published: 01 January 2002
... with that locus. As a result, the saints and the confraternity chapel retain their devotional power even as a secular and civic message is inscribed in them. The original meanings of that religious location are not obliterated by the addition of the inscriptions recording the town’s chronicle. In fact...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2012) 42 (3): 615–634.
Published: 01 September 2012
... and a demonstration of religious devotion. Isabel and Ferdinand took the throne upon the death of her half-­brother, Enrique IV, who had been criticized for laxity in religious matters and for letting law and order deteriorate in the Peninsula. The new monarchs sought to enhance their reputation by remedying...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2000) 30 (2): 375–399.
Published: 01 May 2000
... “the contamination of religious devotion by erotic longing,” and it is the sense that the presence of eroticism necessarily contaminates the spiritual that is distinctly modern.41 Returning to Browne’s poem, then: as I have argued, “To the Deceased Author” clearly does not view the presence of genital...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2014) 44 (3): 503–529.
Published: 01 September 2014
... and histories on the pages of medieval drama texts, uses and histories that raise crucial questions about the porous borders between medieval and early modern, about these manuscripts as sites of ongoing contests about past and pres- ent religious devotion and orthodoxy, and especially about...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2002) 32 (2): 269–304.
Published: 01 May 2002
... Religious guilds: Tactics of devotion in the late medieval parish The prevalence of parish guilds in the sponsorship of noncycle plays and pageants is a commonplace of drama scholarship.13 The success of a Pater- noster play in York prompted the foundation of a guild for the express pur- pose...