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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2022) 52 (3): 533–565.
Published: 01 September 2022
... the theological virtue of charity depends. One textual counterpoint to this language of therapeutic surgical maiming that would have been familiar to Shakespeare's audiences is 1 Corinthians. Here, Paul writes that in the body of Christ of which all are members, “God hath tempered the body together...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2022) 52 (3): 483–501.
Published: 01 September 2022
... and charitye receive it worthelye and in such wyse also virtuallye” (64). Charity, too, is transformative; it is a virtue with a vir that needs to be properly transmitted to be correctly embodied and enacted. The problem with Tyndale's translation of caritas as love rather than charity is, like...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2012) 42 (1): 13–33.
Published: 01 January 2012
... is virtue in the fullest, truest sense. When referring to the infused vir- tues that make their possessor good at the supernatural level and incline that person to acts pleasing to God, Aquinas has especially in mind the theologi- cal virtues, of faith, hope, and charity. These he treats in a general...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2012) 42 (1): 35–57.
Published: 01 January 2012
... to look system- atically for proofs of heroism in the practice of the three theological virtues (faith, hope, and charity) and the four cardinal virtues (prudence, temper- ance, fortitude, and justice). The criterion of heroic virtue can be said to Journal of Medieval and Early...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2012) 42 (1): 131–155.
Published: 01 January 2012
... In the light of Aquinas’s position, we can answer Augustine’s ques- tion “Can there be moral virtues without charity?” and explain why both an Irwin / Luther’s Attack on Self-Love­   137 affirmative and a negative answer are correct, because they apply to different...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2016) 46 (3): 583–602.
Published: 01 September 2016
... to incremental improvements in the virtues of charity and justice was sufficient, and, indeed, a failure to accept that many would be saved by mere implicit faith (156). For the great success of medieval Christi- anity, on Gregory’s account, was the simple fact that it was an “institution- alized worldview...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2012) 42 (1): 59–81.
Published: 01 January 2012
.... In a veritable cascade of interlocutors, Langland has created a process of dia- lectical exploration. This long process is led, with the help of the liturgy, to the theological virtues and the embodiment of charity in Jesus the Samari- tan, who becomes Christ the conqueror on the cross and Christ...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2012) 42 (1): 83–105.
Published: 01 January 2012
... In the tradition of the remedial virtues, envy was contrasted with charity, itself described in terms that emphasize compassion and love of one’s neighbor.7 Envy is thus a vice that is conditioned by one’s emotional disposition toward others, leading to actions that comprise the variously ennumerated...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2014) 44 (2): 345–371.
Published: 01 May 2014
... men! At her temple Rome adored Divine Diana, so why do you fault me And such a virtue want to keep from me? . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Tylus / Geographies of Charity  359 Appealing to your poets I can prove...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2021) 51 (2): 215–240.
Published: 01 May 2021
... in this way, as is the bodily cloister: to speak spiritually, so that the four cardinal virtues are the four walls, keeping the soul from the world and worldly things.” 29 For Jon and Richard , it is the cloister of the soul or the four cardinal values—faith, hope, charity, and works—that should point...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2022) 52 (2): 191–217.
Published: 01 May 2022
... these two heads of the human hierarchies. 27 By elaborating perfection through the lens of the virtue of charity, he also goes his own way, especially in conceiving of the highest form of life as the one “nearest to episcopal perfection,” as he puts it in his most mature work, the Summa theologiae . 28...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2012) 42 (1): 1–12.
Published: 01 January 2012
... of interlinked virtues that sustains the church as a body. Raymond emphasizes that Catherine’s heroic virtue is grounded in divine charity and in her union with Christ the Rock. While his purpose is to elevate her virtue and her claim to sainthood, this does not compete with acknowledging her dependence...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2020) 50 (2): 403–429.
Published: 01 May 2020
... to himself (PPr 213, 214). In conversation with the Maidens . . . of the house, the virtues Charity, Discretion, Humble- mind, Piety, and especially Prudence, Mer- cie resolves to go on with the work she has chosen to do, expecting that Brisk will simply lose interest. This work, clearly, is more than...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2022) 52 (3): 445–482.
Published: 01 September 2022
... and to draw us toward the eternal bliss for which God had made us (III.1.2, 46.1–3). The Trinity chose the best way to draw us into a life shaped by the theological virtues: faith in God; hope elicited by the display of God's love in Christ; charity supremely kindled in us through Christ's life and death...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2007) 37 (2): 305–334.
Published: 01 May 2007
... to be resurrected.” 12 Maria Moisa, Rubin, and Aers all discuss the increasing emphasis on discriminate charity as a crucial component of a widespread cultural shift newly viewing poverty as a form of idleness and labor as the highest virtue. See Moisa, “Fourteenth-Century   Preachers’ Views...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2021) 51 (2): 285–319.
Published: 01 May 2021
... they are witnessing. 66 At the Scuola Grande di San Rocco, the programmatic use of Charity figures amplifies the importance of “good works” in Catholicism and depicts this virtue as a Judeo-Christian feature that connects Old and New Testaments. Such repeated and programmatic deployment of lactation imagery...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2015) 45 (2): 395–418.
Published: 01 May 2015
... chastity by putting it in the place of charity in the Pauline triad (1 Cor. 13:13), but the dynamic of the speech quoted above stages the connection between the two other virtues, faith and hope. How so? Milton may have meant the lines to act out a pun on the Latin for faith (fides) and confidence...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2022) 52 (3): 407–413.
Published: 01 September 2022
... exposition of the theological virtues: love. Taking the excoriating assay of love in King Lear, she explores the language of “exchanging” and “enforcing” charity, in particular through her figuration of Poor Tom. The legacy of Erasmus in Shakespeare's work is central to Julia Lupton's exploration...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2017) 47 (3): 415–435.
Published: 01 September 2017
... the seem- ingly abstruse questions of translation might have been inflected in a larger culture of readers. As Adam and Eve prepare to leave Eden near the end of Paradise Lost (1674), the archangel Michael instructs them in a series of virtues, among them the chief virtue “Love, / By name to come...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2022) 52 (3): 593–610.
Published: 01 September 2022
... of medieval England between the twelfth and the seventeenth centuries.] Astell, Ann W., ed. Saving Fear in Christian Spirituality . Notre Dame, Ind.: University of Notre Dame Press, 2020. xii, 419 pp. [On the fear of the Lord as a spiritual gift and moral virtue from the early church to the present...