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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2021) 51 (2): 193–214.
Published: 01 May 2021
... of discernment in some prominent trials to examine female visionaries for sanctity or heresy. In these instances, discernment offers a medieval analogue to what critics such as Rita Felski, following Paul Ricoeur, have termed paranoid reading practices or the “hermeneutics of suspicion,” premised on demystifying...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2002) 32 (2): 269–304.
Published: 01 May 2002
.... Cecilia. In the course of his heresy trial, for example, Walter Brut adduced female saints in his argument that women can preach, noting that “women, devout virgins, have steadfastly preached the word of God and have converted many people while priests dared not speak a word” [mulieres, sancte...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2015) 45 (1): 131–157.
Published: 01 January 2015
...Romedio Schmitz-Esser This essay looks at the practice of burning corpses in the Middle Ages. Much research has concentrated on the later medieval period; however, the punishment of burning and its specific motivations and rationales for crimes such as heresy, witchcraft, and magic go back to much...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2021) 51 (2): 215–240.
Published: 01 May 2021
... work to assimilate her practice to Christ's authority, without admitting Wycliffite sympathies, or ceding disputed ground to the mendicants.” 67 Rice is, of course, referring to the view—attributed to John Purvey and abjured by some lollards in records of heresy trials—that “any good Christian...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2014) 44 (3): 469–502.
Published: 01 September 2014
... of fertility: “Descendat in hanc plenitudinem fontis virtus spiritus tui tota- mque huius aque substantiam regenerandi fecundet effectu” (BL Add. MS 57534, fol. 67r). 51 The diocese of Norwich was home to an active dissident community as well as to a famous series of heresy trials conducted...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2000) 30 (3): 479–504.
Published: 01 September 2000
...- siastical power, affirmed by the trial of subjects of its own creation, in par- ticular heretics and sexual deviants. Heresy invariably posed a threat to ecclesiastical authority by chal- lenging its genealogy in order to achieve and articulate alternative knowl...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2014) 44 (3): 531–548.
Published: 01 September 2014
... vividly to the importance of the body in affirming the sanctity of these would-­be martyrs.7 What is more, to see the quartered body is to be a student of martyr- dom and to intensify the connection between sacrificial victim and recusant: His quarters hong on euery gate do showe...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2001) 31 (3): 659–686.
Published: 01 September 2001
...]. Translated and edited by Joseph C. McLelland. The Peter Martyr Library. vol. 7. Sixteenth Century Essays and Studies, vol. 56. Kirksville, Mo.: Truman State University Press, 2000. xlvi, 305 pp. $45.00. Vicente, Gil. The Sibyl Cassandra: A Christmas Play with the Insanity and Sanctity of Five Centuries...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2004) 34 (3): 473–522.
Published: 01 September 2004
... their views. By the “guild system,” Marx and Engels meant the relations between master craftsmen and their journey- men and apprentices, and the regulation of all these producers by an “indus- Rigby / Historical Materialism 483 trial corporation” (33:306). We...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2011) 41 (3): 545–576.
Published: 01 September 2011
... — a place whose sanctity was foretold by the Virgin — in the foreground. Although some Granadan intellectuals with a keen nose for forgery were immediately suspicious of the Lead Books’ authenticity on historical and philological grounds, many of the city’s Old Christian resi- dents enthusiastically...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2022) 52 (2): 219–251.
Published: 01 May 2022
... second-century heresy, which claimed the risen Jesus to be only an airy phantasm. 81 By the Middle Ages, however, such denials of the risen Christ's materiality had become passé, so Thomas's incredulity gets conscripted for a more timely controversy: the doctrine of the Real Presence, which asserted...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2024) 54 (1): 33–56.
Published: 01 January 2024
.... 47 It seems likely that Casoni's personal contacts would have overlapped in various ways with the membership of the Accademia. Not only did he know Molin, but—as we learn from his trial for heresy in 1555—he was also associated with Bernardo Navagero, another leading cultural figure on the borders...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2007) 37 (3): 621–644.
Published: 01 September 2007
..., 2007. xiii, 234 pp. $39.95, paper $12.95. Hobbins, Daniel, trans. and ed. The Trial of Joan of Arc [Procès de condam- nation de Jeanne d’Arc]. Cambridge, Mass.: Harvard University Press, (2005) 2007. xii, 251 pp.; 1 map. Paper $16.95. Horner, Patrick J., ed. and trans. A Macaronic Sermon...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2017) 47 (3): 561–586.
Published: 01 September 2017
..., the Inquisition, and the Index Librorum Prohibitorum. When Bible readers are gathered from inquisitorial trials and Protestant martyrolo- gies, they almost necessarily represent a heroic challenge to an intransigent monolith.11 Not all scripture-­books, however, were proscribed in all Catholic places...