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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (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 (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 (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 (2020) 50 (2): 269–291.
Published: 01 May 2020
... is shuttled to-and-fro between parties as various antagonists attempt to reduce the saint to the status of an object. While superficially victorious, the saints finally fall prey to the binary logic of hagiography: to triumph over interrogation, torture, and death, the saint ultimately sacrifices her own...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (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 Annihilation...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2015) 45 (1): 53–77.
Published: 01 January 2015
... 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 and demonic...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2013) 43 (2): 335–367.
Published: 01 May 2013
... 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 (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 (2001) 31 (3): 443–444.
Published: 01 September 2001
... 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 inquiries...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (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...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2001) 31 (3): 507–560.
Published: 01 September 2001
... 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 Early Modern Studies / 31.3 / 2001 It is because...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2012) 42 (1): 13–33.
Published: 01 January 2012
..., sacrifice, and redemption (III.48). Through each and all of these, God’s grace may be conveyed through Christ (the need for grace is discussed in I-­II.109). In his consideration earlier in the Summa of the obstacles that stand between the human journeyer and the God who, by God’s loving...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2010) 40 (1): 89–117.
Published: 01 January 2010
.... 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 with men.”27 But part of their commitment to this vision...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2016) 46 (2): 405–432.
Published: 01 May 2016
... the load of sin for the dead, indulgences were in themselves a borrowing or imputing of the virtue of Christ and the saints. Luther’s hostility toward indulgences might itself be a consequence of his understanding of Christ’s singular sacrifice. As Adrian Streete explains, because Luther saw...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2023) 53 (2): 405–432.
Published: 01 May 2023
... is no limitation of time, at what time soever a sinner repenteth, nor limitation of sins, whatsoever is forgiven in earth is forgiven in heaven” ( Two Sermons , 257). The sacraments always provide the way back into grace. For the Jews, blood sacrifice provided the ceremonial “expiations” for sins. Christians...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2023) 53 (2): 379–404.
Published: 01 May 2023
... as a unique historical event, Christ's immolation is by contrast fragmented into imitable images and actions; most egregious of these is, for Foxe, the alleged re-sacrifice of Christ by the celebrant at the Mass. By contrast, when Protestants are exhorted “to know that crucified sacrifice of Christes body...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2007) 37 (1): 141–161.
Published: 01 January 2007
... 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 gods in their moment of greatest need. The first three lines of the Odyssey describe Odysseus as the “man...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2014) 44 (3): 531–548.
Published: 01 September 2014
... 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 / 44.3 / 2014 tance of relics in themselves and the immediacy...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2000) 30 (2): 375–399.
Published: 01 May 2000
... That here is mingled with thy Sacrifice: But dare reade even thy Wanton Story, As thy Confession, not thy Glory. And will so envie Both to future times That they would buy thy Goodnesse, with thy Crimes.14 Besides providing an unexpected (and yet somehow...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2011) 41 (1): 1–12.
Published: 01 January 2011
... 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 attempt to differentiate putatively...