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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2018) 48 (2): 261–300.
Published: 01 May 2018
... of Jesus, Mary, and the angels permits connections between different sermons that together shed light on Juana’s original theological interventions. Copyright © 2018 by Duke University Press 2018 Juana de la Cruz visionary sermons transgender sexuality gender performance angelology...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2001) 31 (2): 213–250.
Published: 01 May 2001
... occurrence. Indeed, although Mechthild was not the first German woman to be associated with visionary writings, she is the first to write a book of mystical prose in German that was not a translation or adaptation of a Latin source.12 By the 1340s when Heinrich von...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2018) 48 (2): 341–364.
Published: 01 May 2018
... reasons. Hilton emphasizes the spiritual preparation of the prophet or visionary throughout the Scale, and it is clear that not everyone who tries can reach the kind of spiritual perfection that is required to receive raptus. Also, even when the level of spiritual perfection is reached...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2024) 54 (2): 245–269.
Published: 01 May 2024
...’ (the transformation of the hand of the Almighty).” 24 The phrase also appears in the Pseudo-Origen sermon on Jesus and Mary Magdalene's interaction just after his resurrection. This was an extremely popular homily in fourteenth- and fifteenth-century England. 25 Just after describing how Jesus says “Noli me...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2021) 51 (2): 193–214.
Published: 01 May 2021
...Anna Kelner Julian of Norwich intervened in the clerical discourses surrounding the discernment of spirits (Latin discretio spirituum ), a method for observing differences between divine and diabolical causes of visionary experience. During the late Middle Ages in Europe, churchmen used methods...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2016) 46 (1): 7–31.
Published: 01 January 2016
... of preputiotomy, and it considers how late antique authors inflected these formulations with anatomical understandings of the prepuce. Augustine provides a remarkable example of the foreskin as both a subject of anatomical study and as a mystical heuristic for allegorical-visionary experience; and Macrobius's...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2017) 47 (2): 279–304.
Published: 01 May 2017
... Ordinaria reads, mulierib[us] in ecclesia docere non permittit [It is not permitted for women to preach in church].17 It should come as no surprise, then, that Margery Kempe, a fifteenth-­century visionary writer who frequently came under attack for speaking publicly about her visions, reacts negatively...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2021) 51 (2): 367–382.
Published: 01 May 2021
...: From Bonaventure to Luther . Oxford Studies in Medieval Literature and Culture. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2020. xv, 299 pp., 9 illus. $80.00. Carrillo-Rangel, David, Delfi I. Nieto-Isabel, and Pablo Acosta-García, eds. Touching, Devotional Practices, and Visionary Experiences in the Late...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2011) 41 (2): 317–343.
Published: 01 May 2011
... phenomenon that goes beyond the boundaries of gender. Corinne Saunders, for example, focuses on what she calls “the affective body” in visionary texts ranging from Mallory and Chaucer to Julian and Margery.7 Perhaps the most frequent invocation of the body in the critical reception of these texts...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2022) 52 (1): 119–145.
Published: 01 January 2022
... of “kingdom as text,” is the strongest manifestation of a tendency to associate knowable and graphically reduced social units with divine power and to associate with hell the uncountable hordes that cannot be fixed in place socially, spatially, or graphically. 19 Thomas Wimbledon's apocalyptic sermon...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2018) 48 (2): 227–260.
Published: 01 May 2018
...,” and “rose from the dead” so that believers might have communion with the saints, forgiveness of sins, and life everlasting as gifts for the virtuous and penitent. Priests addressed their parishioners in sermons on the theological import of believing in God, the Father Almighty, maker of heaven...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2012) 42 (3): 567–596.
Published: 01 September 2012
... for differing goals.31 Writing about the Middle English hymns, Helmut Gneuss and Domenico Pezzini indicate that translations were produced for one of three possible purposes. Translated hymns were quoted in vernacular sermons, read as private devotions, or sung in “extra-­liturgical services...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2016) 46 (2): 381–404.
Published: 01 May 2016
... that house” [De domo iurantis non recedet plaga] that contains the “customable swerer” (Work, 23 – 24). While such descriptions of divine punishment occur often in late medieval sermon literature, these examples take on a new and suggestive resonance in early sixteenth-­century England.19 Whitford...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2013) 43 (2): 445–467.
Published: 01 May 2013
.... Johnson, Holly, ed. The Grammar of Good Friday: Macaronic Sermons of Late Medieval England. Sermo: Studies on Patristic, Medieval, and Refor- mation Sermons and Preaching, vol. 8. Turnhout, Belg.: Brepols, 2012. xxx, 487 pp. eur 110.00. [A study of Good Friday preaching with critical edi- tions...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2020) 50 (2): 403–429.
Published: 01 May 2020
... Acts and Monuments, Bun- yan perhaps learned from the rhetoric of its apocalyptic archive and long prehistory of the English Reformation a way to write a visionary satire of his own time, as a heaping congeries shorn of syntactic order, nouns piling up in a list like so many disparate goods piled up...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2014) 44 (3): 503–529.
Published: 01 September 2014
... Hegge’s fascination with the miraculous, the mysterious, and the prophetic: Joseph divining dreams, Nebuchadnezzar transformed into a visionary beast, Lot’s wife turning into a pillar of salt, David healing Saul’s evil spirits with the music from his lyre.64 These sermons, like Hegge’s...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2000) 30 (3): 547–574.
Published: 01 September 2000
... learned that to read is to grapple with the text as with a foreign body: Dagwood and the sandwich, or Jacob and the angel. Your goal is to know it as you would know a beloved body. St. Jerome, in a sermon on a tale of miraculous feeding (the loaves...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2022) 52 (3): 445–482.
Published: 01 September 2022
... popular and influential Franciscan work, Meditationes Vitae Christi . The Mirror opens with a parabolic narration of St. Anselm's Cur Deus Homo joined with a widely read sermon by St. Bernard, in which he develops a treatment of the redemption using the figures in Psalm 84 (10–11). 36 We...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2007) 37 (3): 549–577.
Published: 01 September 2007
... and accompanied by good sermonizing (“I would none burnt without some of the council’s presence, and everywhere good sermons at the same and also the shortage of good preachers and the residual effects of Edwardian policy (“there is much want of good preachers to overcome the evil diligence of preachers...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2009) 39 (2): 225–255.
Published: 01 May 2009
... and the literal world they represented, and how they mingled their present realities with imagined places and peo- ples. These texts, such as the Speculum virginum, the Hortus deliciarum, and 226  Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies / 39.2 / 2009 Hildegard of Bingen’s visionary treatise...