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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2017) 47 (3): 461–486.
Published: 01 September 2017
...Mary Raschko The Wycliffite Bible, the first comprehensive translation of the Bible in English, survives in greater numbers than any other Middle English work. Yet the great majority of the more than 250 manuscripts catalogued as Wycliffite bibles do not contain the full canon of scriptures. While...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2012) 42 (2): 365–394.
Published: 01 May 2012
... In the midst of his famous polemic with an old lion, Poggio Bracciolini, Lorenzo Valla responds to the criticsm that he was singularly audacious to think he could translate scripture better than Saint Jerome: So if I am correcting anything, I am not correcting Sacred Scrip- ture...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2022) 52 (3): 483–501.
Published: 01 September 2022
... other, it is not surprising that More's concerns with the sacrament, virtue, and the virtual also involve language. In the Dialogue Concerning Heresy , More strenuously criticizes Tyndale's translation of scripture. This essay also examines the ways in which More's objections to Tyndale's translation...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2010) 40 (3): 439–461.
Published: 01 September 2010
..., Tyndale articulated a radical anticlericalism. It is in this context that the relation between Tyndale and Lollardy needs to be reexamined. This article examines Tyndale's work, particularly The Obedience of a Christian Man , The Practice of Prelates , and his translation of the New Testament...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2023) 53 (1): 87–116.
Published: 01 January 2023
... [diasporic Jews] among common use” was clear from the production of multiple vernacular scriptural translations and paraphrases, from the Aramaic Targumim to the Greek Septuagint. 44 And then, in a turn toward ecclesiology that could have been ripped from the Westminster Assembly itself, Lightfoot...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2023) 53 (1): 117–147.
Published: 01 January 2023
... of the Jews, besides him, did translate the Scriptures (or part of them) into that Language, and therefore if it be any where by me cited as his, it is not positively affirmed, and I almost think it is not his.” This he presumably inferred after comparing the text of Isaiah in MS Huntington 206 with MS...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2017) 47 (3): 487–516.
Published: 01 September 2017
... 23:21: “For where a tyrant and an idolator reigneth, there can be no quietness.” 25 Bible and Holy Scriptures (Geneva, 1560), sig. 3*4r. 26 There were, however, investment risks in introducing a new translation of the Bible in a competitive market, which may inform Parker’s later...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2017) 47 (3): 587–597.
Published: 01 September 2017
... of the Bible in English, however, the Cambridge manuscript indicates that privileged readers showed a readiness to adapt older manuscript copies of the text for their use. © 2017 by Duke University Press 2017 medieval Wycliffite Bible English biblical translation Middle English scriptural manuscript...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2023) 53 (2): 379–404.
Published: 01 May 2023
... of spiritual insight, a form of “looking through.” In order to reveal the scriptural authorization for this thoroughgoing movement (“ trans -fixerunt”), he has seen “through” the English translation of Zechariah to its original Hebrew sense. As McCullough notes, the Latin translation that Andrewes adapts...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2017) 47 (3): 561–586.
Published: 01 September 2017
... experience. Finally, it reconsiders dualistic interpretive frameworks of conformity and nonconformity, resistance and community, for understanding early modern Bible reading generally. © 2017 by Duke University Press 2017 Latin Catholic Bible Vulgate post-Reformation exegesis vernacular scriptural...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2010) 40 (1): 119–147.
Published: 01 January 2010
...Thomas Fulton The accession of James I triggered an outpouring of religious literature, including Shakespeare's Measure for Measure , which was performed before a royal audience on December 26, 1604. With over thirty biblical allusions and a conspicuously scriptural title, Shakespeare's most...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2017) 47 (3): 437–460.
Published: 01 September 2017
... the message of charity or some corollary of it is not evident on the surface.”3 That is, biblical material — or, more specifically, a reductive view of early Christian exegesis as consistently pointing to a unified, caritative meaning of scripture — authorizes the allegorical interpretation...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2023) 53 (3): 467–492.
Published: 01 September 2023
...Alastair Minnis Scholastic intentionalism was a complicated and hardly consistent affair. Theologians sought security of meaning in the principle that a biblical author's intention could be found in the literal sense of his text. But the ultimate author of scripture, God, could have inscribed...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2017) 47 (3): 545–560.
Published: 01 September 2017
... grounds itself in scriptural citation, despite the vacuum of authority created after the publi- cation of Barlow’s Summe and Substance. A new, authoritative translation of the Bible would eventually appear, but Lanyer sought to publish her poem and its biblical subject without being able to cite...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2007) 37 (2): 271–303.
Published: 01 May 2007
... than compulsion as the defining “quality” of the moral life, Shakespeare’s Portia refers to “the gentle rain from heaven.” In his 1531 Commentary on Galatians, Luther explained (in the “most sincere” translation of “certain godly” Englishmen in 1575) that “like as the earth engendereth not rain...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2012) 42 (2): 249–268.
Published: 01 May 2012
... to declare just one thing, “Which is the very [true] Church?” “Barnes” directs her to read “the new testament of Tyndale’s translation, and other books of his, and of his own . . . and therein should she find the truth.” The woman replies that scripture is hard; besides, teachers expound...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2017) 47 (3): 415–435.
Published: 01 September 2017
... Bible, with over 140 editions and at least a half a million copies sold.5 Scripture was also available in Latin to a wide group of educated readers, both in the form of the medieval Vulgate and, after Erasmus’s translation in 1516, in an evolving series of Protestant Latin versions. Because...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2017) 47 (2): 279–304.
Published: 01 May 2017
... as an expression of frustration with readings of this episode that would have been common in the sermons to which she alludes. She uses this same formula, swem and hevynes, to describe her affective response to another instance in which a church official barred her from scriptural knowledge and clerical...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2021) 51 (2): 215–240.
Published: 01 May 2021
... the translation of scripture from Latin into English often focused on the capacity of the vernacular to transmit the “systematic right living” believed inherent to Latin grammar, these discussions were also equally bound up with questions about who should have authority on scriptural reading. 42 The Chastising...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2010) 40 (3): 527–557.
Published: 01 September 2010
... of scripture are recondite) that I certainly grant that many passages in the Scriptures are obscure and hard to elucidate, but that is due, not to the exalted nature of their subject, but to our own linguistic and grammatical igno- rance; and it does not in any way prevent...