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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (1 September 2001) 31 (3): 561–584.
Published: 01 September 2001
...Michael Schoenfeldt © by Duke University Press 2001 a “That spectacle of too much weight”: The Poetics of Sacrifice in Donne, Herbert, and Milton...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (1 September 2001) 31 (3): 585–606.
Published: 01 September 2001
...William T. Cavanaugh © by Duke University Press 2001 a Eucharistic Sacrifice and the Social Imagination in Early Modern Europe William T. Cavanaugh...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (1 January 2011) 41 (1): 93–115.
Published: 01 January 2011
...Edward M. Test One of the common denominators in the etchings of De Bry's multivolume America is corporal violence, whether it depicts the Spanish cruelties inflicted upon Native Americans or the cannibalism and sacrifices conducted by Amerindians. This essay examines sacrificial rituals from...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (1 May 2013) 43 (2): 335–367.
Published: 01 May 2013
... necromantic books and liturgical books. It then proceeds to scenes in which Faustus draws on the efficacious language of sacraments, the doctrine of transubstantiation, as well as topoi like Eucharistic gazing and blood sacrifice. In this analysis, conventional oppositions such as parody and piety, medieval...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (1 May 2014) 44 (2): 407–427.
Published: 01 May 2014
....” In Pseudo-Martyr, Biathanatos , and his sermons, this theory underwrites Donne’s analysis of Samson and violent actions undertaken against a state as well as Christ’s ultimate sacrifice. © 2014 by Duke University Press 2014 a Donne’s...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (1 January 2015) 45 (1): 53–77.
Published: 01 January 2015
... when a “bride of Christ” killed herself or threatened to do so. Such willful deaths not only contravened basic religious precepts but also reneged on the promise to sacrifice oneself continuously for God, city, and family. Motivations for self-harm ranged from deep despair with convent life to madness...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (1 September 2001) 31 (3): 443–444.
Published: 01 September 2001
... practices and ideas. Is this “grasping” inextricably bound up with the will to dominate, as seems to be the case in much contemporary writing on medieval religious texts? We decided to organize a special issue on the subject of “sacrifice” in medieval and early modern culture. For a journal committed to...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (1 September 2001) 31 (3): 445–476.
Published: 01 September 2001
.... Remembered for his willingness to sacrifice his son at God’s command (Gen. 22:1–19), he emerges in medieval literature as a par- adigm of faith and obedience.1 The Anglo-Saxon poem known as Genesis portrays Abraham as one in whom piety and military might are combined.2 Along with Gideon, David, and other...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (1 September 2001) 31 (3): 477–506.
Published: 01 September 2001
... King’s College London, England Le sacrifice signifie que, dans l’objet de nos désirs, nous essayons de trouver le témoignage de la présence du désir de cet Autre que j’appelle ici le Dieu obscur. —Jacques Lacan1 This article inaugurates a new project: a study of the...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (1 September 2011) 41 (3): 663–665.
Published: 01 September 2011
...”: Mexica Sacrifice in De Bry, Las Casas, and Shakespeare’s Julius Caesar  93 – 115 Whalen, Brett Edward Corresponding with Infidels: Rome, the Almohads, and the Christians of Thirteenth-­Century Morocco  487 – 513 Volume 41 Index  665 ...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (1 January 2006) 36 (1): 75–102.
Published: 01 January 2006
.... Whether manipulated by resourceful victims or introduced by sym- pathetic viewers or commentators, the elements of mock-crowning can hardly resist assimilation to the ubiquitous and more powerful imagery surround- ing the sacrifice of Christ. Sometimes deliberately, sometimes with appar- ent...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (1 September 2001) 31 (3): 507–560.
Published: 01 September 2001
... tongue.11 In thus calling upon a Christological pattern of sacrifice, the action of the Prioress’s narrative seeks to abolish the temporality that conditions and constrains the historical life—the life from which, as a conventual, she has in fact sworn to absent herself. 510 Journal of Medieval and...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (1 May 2016) 46 (2): 405–432.
Published: 01 May 2016
... consequence of his understanding of Christ’s singular sacrifice. As Adrian Streete explains, because Luther saw Christ’s sacrifice on behalf of humankind to be unique and unrepeatable, then all other forms of intercession were a falsification of Christ’s inimitable intercession. Streete explains...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (1 January 2010) 40 (1): 89–117.
Published: 01 January 2010
... depen- dent on the standard Anselmian explanation of the Crucifixion. Calvin, for instance, drawing from St. Bernard, explained it as an “expiation [that] made satisfaction and sacrifice duly to God the Father; that . . . has appeased God’s wrath; that on this foundation rests the peace of God...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (1 January 2007) 37 (1): 141–161.
Published: 01 January 2007
...) there are, in fact, two Ithakas: the Ithaka ruled by Odysseus in the distant past and the Ithaka overrun by suitors who have no sense of hospitality and are never seen offering sacrifice or libations to the gods as they devour Odysseus’ cattle and drink his wine. They do not even pray to the...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (1 January 2012) 42 (1): 13–33.
Published: 01 January 2012
... difference to others in the working out of their salvation, is inad- equate to what Christ has accomplished. Thus, in discussing an important part of Christ’s life and saving work, Christ’s activity on the cross, Aquinas refers to merit, satisfaction, sacrifice, and redemption (III.48). Through each...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (1 January 2011) 41 (1): 1–12.
Published: 01 January 2011
... newly discovered peoples of the world. Edward Test inves- tigates the idea of human sacrifice as it was practiced for sacred purposes in the Americas and its influence on Shakespeare’s rendition of the politi- cal sacrifice of Caesar in Julius Caesar. Dennis Britton scrutinizes Walter Ralegh’s...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (1 January 2006) 36 (1): 35–74.
Published: 01 January 2006
... classical texts (like the Ovide moralisé) adapted to a didactic, Christian pur- pose.20 These mark another important divergence from Barron’s account since flaying, which had been a means of punishment, is now reinterpreted as a penitential act, a form of sacrifice. If one’s skin is not taken but given...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (1 September 2014) 44 (3): 531–548.
Published: 01 September 2014
... sanctified through martyrdom. The persecution of Catholics in England thus resulted in more direct access to the embodied sacrifice of contemporary saints than had ever been possible in the fourteenth and fifteenth centuries. Both the impor- 534  Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (1 September 2017) 47 (3): 545–560.
Published: 01 September 2017
... adopts the pose of humility as she excuses herself to the countess and her readers. Considering the immense sacrifice involved in Christ’s Passion, the poet announces, “These high deserts invites my low- ely Muse / To write of Him, and pardon crave of thee” (265 – 66). Lanyer adopts a...