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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (1 May 2009) 39 (2): 257–281.
Published: 01 May 2009
...Derek Pearsall This essay takes up Nicholas Watson's important and influential article, “Visions of Inclusion: Universal Salvation and Vernacular Theology in Pre-Reformation England,” and argues that, for William Langland at least, the promise of universal salvation is at best ambiguous. The essay...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (1 September 2014) 44 (3): 617–643.
Published: 01 September 2014
... events are brought within the economy of salvation history, serving as threads in a larger fabric of the narration of the past. In the construction of this historical web, monumental objects play an important role. In the thirteenth-century Histoire ancienne jusqu’à César , copied at the Crusader...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (1 September 2016) 46 (3): 583–602.
Published: 01 September 2016
... sense, yes, it could have done a better job at forming persons to “practice in community the virtues ordered to Christian caritas as the means to realizing the individual good and aspiring to eternal salvation as members of the ‘common corps of Christendom’ ” (198). And had citizens been more...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (1 May 2012) 42 (2): 249–268.
Published: 01 May 2012
... intend to achieve that) and more reflection on “polemical distortion.” I My account of pre-­Reformation theology is erroneous, according to Shuger. Let us, she suggests, take a good look at how “late medieval Catholic theol- ogy envisaged the process of meriting salvation through penitential...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (1 September 2010) 40 (3): 497–526.
Published: 01 September 2010
... of the laborers in the vineyard to respond to the dreamer’s misguided claim that one can “earn” salvation with works. In her exposition, the labor- ers represent all Christians (who are performing “works according to the dreamer’s logic, in order to show that this approach to salvation is...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (1 September 2010) 40 (3): 527–557.
Published: 01 September 2010
... to the passage.2 Luther’s preemptive answer makes it very clear that he understands the question “Can you serve?” as asking — ­in a radical theological and anthropological sense — ­whether or not the human will is capable of doing anything that will contribute to its owner’s salvation.3 In...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (1 May 2013) 43 (2): 335–367.
Published: 01 May 2013
... governance, and salvation and ethics to new scrutiny, for even the most trenchant iconoclasm was performed in the name of religious principles. Breaking statues, whitewashing churches, and questioning the real presence indicated not the death of the sacred but what reformers saw as a purer...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (1 September 2014) 44 (3): 549–583.
Published: 01 September 2014
... the bodily eye, Montagu posits true consolation as the certainty of salvation lodged in the mind’s eye as it recalls and meditates on God’s scripted word. The Barnwell monument embeds this notion of inward sight, replacing the blind eyes of the dead effigy with the corporeal trace of...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (1 May 2016) 46 (2): 339–379.
Published: 01 May 2016
... sacred history, world history understood as a narrative of Christian salvation. Sparingly reproduced in scholarly literature, its polychromy gone dark, Dell’s Resurrection relief has mostly remained obscure to art historians. Its unusual hellish iconography on the right and its absurd...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (1 September 2010) 40 (3): 439–461.
Published: 01 September 2010
... an active part of the blind man’s salvation and Christ’s healing message dependent upon their action. For Fisher, the idea that the individual believer could encounter Christ outside or beyond the multitude, that is, the church, is a form of heresy. Betteridge...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (1 May 2018) 48 (2): 301–340.
Published: 01 May 2018
... Middle English adaptation is a carefully articulated theology of grace that emphasizes the power of the divine will to grant or withhold grace and sweetness in devotion. In the theology of The Prickynge of Love, salvation is regarded predominantly as being humanly unattainable. Spiritual progress...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (1 September 2014) 44 (3): 531–548.
Published: 01 September 2014
... martyrologies” in Martyrdom and Literature, 1 – 8. For the discursive significance of this term (and the tropes of martyrologies), see Monta; see also Dailey, English Martyr, 1 – 9. On the widespread martyrdoms throughout this period, see Brad S. Gregory, Salvation at Stake: Chris- tian...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (1 September 2006) 36 (3): 585–618.
Published: 01 September 2006
... their place in salvation history.4 Mappaemundi provide an authorized framework for imagining the world — and certainly, as recent work has reasoned, theories of the Hereford Map’s “function” should be sought in its institutional and architectural con- text. Ultimately “the role of this...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (1 May 2007) 37 (2): 305–334.
Published: 01 May 2007
... dramatically transforms Christ’s suffering body into the suffering of the poor, and it insists that sal- vation can be attained only through rigorous acts of indiscriminate charity. The pageant thus links the possibility of salvation on Judgment Day with a model of social relations in the here and now...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (1 May 2010) 40 (2): 273–297.
Published: 01 May 2010
... vernacular penitential manuals such as Jacob’s Well were written to address the catechetical concerns of the Church.3 As texts attempting to train clergy and lay people in dominant Church practices and in issues of salvation, one of their purposes is to make forgiveness intelligible to medieval...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (1 September 2011) 41 (3): 601–633.
Published: 01 September 2011
...,” Venetian style. The reports articulate how this role was achieved primarily by controlling affective expression, through linguistic code-­switching and by countering Ahmed Ağa’s vocabulary of patriarchal family order with one of spiritual salvation outside kin structures. Let us look at each of...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (1 January 2012) 42 (1): 13–33.
Published: 01 January 2012
... salvific work (of bringing humans to the God who has established God as the end of human beings); and (2) the testimony of scripture. A perfection is asserted concerning the nature of Jesus because, on the basis of scripture, it is involved in and contributes to his work of salvation; the same holds...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (1 May 2012) 42 (2): 333–363.
Published: 01 May 2012
... Christ will be dissolved. From this perspec- tive, interpretation shows salvation to be possible. Most important for the purposes of this article is what Julian’s treatment of discord tells us about the mechanisms of interpretation, both within the Revelation and outside of it. She shows that...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (1 May 2016) 46 (2): 289–314.
Published: 01 May 2016
...- birth unites the parturient woman and Christ through pain that is regen- erative even in its intensity, bringing forth life through birth and salvation through Christ’s death and resurrection. Though shrouded by the possibility of death, in late medieval England suffering in childbirth was...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (1 September 2001) 31 (3): 561–584.
Published: 01 September 2001
... acutely between Catholic religious practice and bodily punishment. The poem’s fervent attention to Mary involves a proto- Catholic mode of devotion that Protestant authorities discouraged. In “The Litanie,” Donne certainly had exalted Mary’s role in salvation in ways that could be construed as...