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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2012) 42 (2): 249–268.
Published: 01 May 2012
... Churchies [sic] doctrine, touching purgatory, and prayers for the soules departed published in 1565, “which summarizes the late medieval doctrine of pen- ance.” This work, we are assured, is of particular value, because “Allen was not some village priest, whose theology might be thought eccentric...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2009) 39 (2): 257–281.
Published: 01 May 2009
...- times includes purgatory under hell. 55 As Watson says, “In light of the common view that C is more cautious than B, it is notable that C’s universalist theology is even more explicit than B’s” (“Visions of Inclusion,” 183 n. 59). It is worth noting further, as perhaps another example...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2003) 33 (2): 261–280.
Published: 01 May 2003
... Durham, North Carolina In two recent publications, Stephen Greenblatt has explored Hamlet in rela- tion to two medieval practices and their transformation: the Eucharist in the Mass, and the institution of purgatory.1 In the reformed Eucharist of Holy Communion, sacrifice is remembered...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2001) 31 (3): 585–606.
Published: 01 September 2001
..., public, and—for fun—acrimonious debate over sacrifice which stands precisely at the transition from the medieval to the early modern. And as I have been recently combining my interests in eucharistic theology with the way the political is imagined,1 I thought it might be a worthwhile exercise to see...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2003) 33 (2): 311–334.
Published: 01 May 2003
... in this life or in the next, that is, in purgatory; its power certainly did not extend to the eternal pun- ishments of hell. Hence the birth of purgatory was utterly essential for the growth of the theology of indulgences. A sinner could give alms for some charitable work, such as the build- ing...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2021) 51 (1): 9–35.
Published: 01 January 2021
..., 1994), 501. 92 Turner and Turner, Image and Pilgrimage, 132; Pasulka, Heaven Can Wait, 61. medieval pilgrimage writing Saint Patrick’s Purgatory chansons de geste theology of purgatory embodied penance in the afterlife Copyright © 2021 Duke University Press 2021 ...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2010) 40 (3): 559–592.
Published: 01 September 2010
...Nicholas McDowell Mortalism, the doctrine that the soul sleeps or dies with the death of the body to be reawakened or resurrected at the Last Judgment, was adopted by Luther but became a significant feature of the continental “radical Reformation” rather than of the Calvinist theology that shaped...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2011) 41 (2): 317–343.
Published: 01 May 2011
... to the divine.6 Nicholas Watson elaborates on the heterogeneity of mystical texts and the inextricability of vernacular theology with cultural, political, and lit- erary currents. Another remedy entails showing how the frequent invocation of the body within a narrative framework is a cross-­literary...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2018) 48 (2): 413–430.
Published: 01 May 2018
... McAvoy, Liz Herbert, ed. and trans. A Revelation of Purgatory. The Library of Medieval Women. Cambridge: D. S. Brewer, xi, pp. [A rst- person female account of visions of purgatorial su ering. Middle English prose text with facing- page modern English translation.] Psellos, Michael. Michael...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2018) 48 (2): 301–340.
Published: 01 May 2018
... of purgatorye” and supplants this in superscript with “alle worldly payne”; he goes on to explain in a marginal note the doctrine upon which the “reformed churches agreeth,” that is, that purgatory is in this world, and that no satisfaction for sin can be made subsequent to death...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2014) 44 (1): 45–68.
Published: 01 January 2014
... bliss in heaven from purgatory, “the most cruel of fires, quicker and more violent than any that one can imagine in this life.”2 That these figures are merely sculptures adorning a tomb is not a minor consideration. No prayers issue from their parted lips; no songs rise from their smooth throats...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2016) 46 (2): 405–432.
Published: 01 May 2016
... explicitly involved purgatory, the saints, and the sacraments of baptism, confession, and last rites, variously but consistently foregrounded a logic of shared speech. For those in purgatory, the living would intercede on behalf of the dead through forms such as prayers, almsgiving...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2010) 40 (3): 425–438.
Published: 01 September 2010
... particulars of historical processes are perceived, interpreted, and occluded. They also carefully attend to the place of theology and its diverse traditions in these processes together with its relations to the political imaginary and practices driving what Eamon Duffy memorably calls “the stripping...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2007) 37 (2): 271–303.
Published: 01 May 2007
... the saints, including many local and particular tutelary figures, and many fairies and spirits that sur- vived in popular belief; it took away the centrality in worship of the Blessed Virgin, leaving a void (supposedly) where the consoling maternal presence had been; it took away purgatory...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2021) 51 (2): 285–319.
Published: 01 May 2021
... theology and dissent In 1576, Benedetto Caliari (1538–1598) completed a most unusual painting, the Nativity of the Virgin , executed in huge dimensions. 1 It had been commissioned by the Scuola dei Mercanti, a Venetian confraternity adjacent to the Church of Madonna dell'Orto in Cannaregio...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2010) 40 (1): 89–117.
Published: 01 January 2010
... a sacrament until the Articles of 1553. But the rejec- tion was ultimately prompted because of opposition to the sacrament’s reli- ance on auricular confession to a priest, to its association with purgatory, and, most important, to the room it made for a vision of human merit and legal sufficiency...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2018) 48 (2): 261–300.
Published: 01 May 2018
... theological and moral precepts. Ecclesiastical support for a woman preacher presenting innovative theology in public during the early decades of the Inquisition is even more surprising since Juana’s “semi- autobiography” claims that she experienced a sex change before birth and indicates...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2016) 46 (3): 545–554.
Published: 01 September 2016
..., a reflex of the Reformation and a way of dealing with the schism and violence produced by the Reformation. Reformation theologians, that is, may have been theologi- cally well-­intentioned, but their schismatic disputes produced unsustainable violence within European societies. That appalling...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2012) 42 (3): 539–566.
Published: 01 September 2012
... to walk in at those hours in which according to the distribution of time we were to say our beades; on the second or third day being in this place, I saw on a suddain my deceased Superiour.” She gives Mary Xaveria to understand that she had spent ten days in purgatory and had been released to heaven...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2000) 30 (3): 601–630.
Published: 01 September 2000
... Press, 2000. xxv, 225 pp. $35.00, paper $15.00. Dante Alighieri. Dante Alighieri’s “Divine Comedy,” vol. 3, Purgatory: Ital- ian Text and Verse Translation; vol. 4, Purgatory: Commentary. Edited and translated by Mark Musa. Indiana Masterpiece Editions...