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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2018) 48 (3): 433–434.
Published: 01 September 2018
... and philosophical or religious vision; and the links between conversion and authority, between conversion and violence. Copyright © 2018 by Duke University Press 2018 This content is made freely available by the publisher. It may not be redistributed or altered. All rights reserved. conversion...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2018) 48 (3): 491–517.
Published: 01 September 2018
... outlived the ecclesiastical institution and appealed broadly to the English populace long after the Reformation. Copyright © 2018 by Duke University Press 2018 Crusades early modern English crusading romance violence and conversion Huon of Bordeaux Seven Champions of Christendom ...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2014) 44 (2): 407–427.
Published: 01 May 2014
..., because His passion was begun, for all His conversations here were degrees of exi- nanition.”11 In this instance, Donne uses annihilation — exinanition — to designate an evacuation of the self that mimics Christ’s life and language (“conversations”) as sacrifice and passion, and which might...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2011) 41 (3): 487–513.
Published: 01 September 2011
... a different tone than the one found in contemporary narratives of Franciscan martyrdom in Morocco or in the language of the crusading movement. Diplomacy, however, did not so much represent an alternative to expressions of religious violence, as a complement to the overall goals and aspirations of the Roman...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2017) 47 (1): 217–219.
Published: 01 January 2017
... conversion and violence? Deadline for submission of manuscripts: April 1, 2017 Cornett / New Books across the Disciplines  219 ...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2012) 42 (2): 461–486.
Published: 01 May 2012
... societies are situated along the general path of actual conquests, dis- coveries, and explorations. — Frank and Fritzie Manuel This essay will advance two seemingly counterintuitive claims: that violence can be utopian and that utopia can be capitalist. By utopia, I mean not to suggest my own...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2016) 46 (3): 669–671.
Published: 01 September 2016
... between conversion and authority, or between conversion and violence? Deadline for submission of manuscripts: April 1, 2017 Call for Submissions  671 ...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2003) 33 (1): 47–89.
Published: 01 January 2003
..., championed kings who waged brutal military cam- paigns that were deemed necessary to secure a sufficiently peaceful environ- ment for clerics to wage safely their battles of the spirit.48 In Anglo-Saxon culture, violence and conversion were inseparable, and their imbrication finds voice in Elene’s chilling...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2004) 34 (1): 41–64.
Published: 01 January 2004
... by the gender ill prepared to face it. Saxony, the home of the Ottonian ruling house and Hrotsvit’s family, maintains a special status in the history of Christianity due to the ruthless violence of Charlemagne’s expansionist politics, including forced conversions that began a mere century and a half...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2001) 31 (3): 507–560.
Published: 01 September 2001
... found elsewhere, the miracle of the postmortem singing acts as an agency of conversion; and in the other tales of Christian sacrifice in the Canterbury Tales —those of the Man of Law, the Clerk, and the Second Nun—the conversion of unbelievers is the central purpose to which the pro- tagonists...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2011) 41 (1): 1–12.
Published: 01 January 2011
... argues that such a framework allows De Bry to make Virginia into an untouched paradise, ripe for conversion. As such, this volume implicitly contrasts the brutality of the Spanish armed conquest, to which subsequent volumes of America will give view. From the presentation of the first volume...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2001) 31 (1): 79–112.
Published: 01 January 2001
... Kinoshita 2/26/01 6:59 PM Page 80 belied first by the parallelism that constructs the pagans as mirror images of the Christians, and second by the possibility of their conversion, which ges- tures toward the collapse of all difference. On the Christian side, the unity...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2003) 33 (2): 281–309.
Published: 01 May 2003
... becoming” in this play is expressed in at least three areas: transubstantiation, physical transformation, 284 Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies / 33.2 / 2003 and spiritual conversion. I have tried to follow the logic of the links among them. I have made use as well of two definitions...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2001) 31 (1): 113–146.
Published: 01 January 2001
..., the counterargument goes, it is nowhere. I must admit to never having understood the logic of this kind of dismissal, frequent in scholarly circles (e.g., “If queerness is everywhere, it is nowhere many things are omnipresent—oxygen, altru- ism, violence—and they do...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2007) 37 (3): 595–620.
Published: 01 September 2007
...: the pope recently turned to the Byzantine emperor Manuel II Palaeologus to suggest that violence is endemic to Islam, and jihadi attackers claimed that they targeted London’s King’s Cross Station in July 2005 because its name evoked the Christian violence of the Crusades.1 “Civilizations” are also...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2008) 38 (3): 559–587.
Published: 01 September 2008
.... In a series of linked events, a widespread pogrom against Jews was followed by attacks against lepers accused of poisoning wells, accusations in which Jews were also implicated.41 In the initial wave of violence against Jews, instigated in 1320 by a mob of pastoureaux or young boys who had been...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2016) 46 (2): 289–314.
Published: 01 May 2016
..., many have noted that the SEL as a collection is remarkable because of its heightened depiction of violence.29 As a group, the SEL lives of Margaret discussed here share this emphasis on violence, but they do not exhibit a simple or uniform amplifi- cation of torture. Instead, while the legends...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2001) 31 (3): 443–444.
Published: 01 September 2001
... and Sarah Beckwith Duke University Durham, North Carolina This issue grew out of its editors’ conversations on late medieval Christian- ity and on the different forms in which contemporary critical theory seeks to grasp its diverse practices...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2003) 33 (2): 215–239.
Published: 01 May 2003
..., in fact: that the respondent is sane; that the answer is relevant; that the car had transported Bill, and that Bill is at Sue’s house. None of these inferences is logically generated; they are, on the contrary, inferred simply from an expectation of conversational relevance. Relevance is one...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2007) 37 (3): 511–529.
Published: 01 September 2007
... of relativism and the epistemic violence of pro- ducing global statements about time. As we examine folio 46r of the Mexi- can colonial Codex Telleriano-Remensis (see fig. 1), we cannot but fail to notice that this pictorial depiction of the colonial order was produced from an elsewhere that, while...