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The Personal Correspondence of Hildegard of Bingen

Joseph L. Baird (ed.)

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
September 2006
ISBN:
9780195308228
eISBN:
9780199784882
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195308220.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, History of Christianity

Hildegard of Bingen was one of the most notable women of the 12th century, as even a cursory glance at the recipients of her correspondence will suggest. The present volume concentrates on her ... More


Spinoza's Heresy: Immortality and the Jewish Mind

Steven Nadler

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780199247073
eISBN:
9780191598074
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199247072.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, History of Philosophy

This is a study of the reasons behind Spinoza's excommunication from the Portuguese–Jewish community of Amsterdam in 1656. The central question in the book is how and why did the issue of the ... More


 “Fomenting the Pot”: The Life of the Mind

Terryl C. Givens

in People of Paradox: A History of Mormon Culture

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780195167115
eISBN:
9780199785599
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195167115.003.0014
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

The 1930s and 40s saw an intellectual high point in Mormon history with B. H. Roberts, James E. Talmage, and John Widtsoe. Brigham Young University flourished, but intellectual freedom and academic ... More


St Patrick and the Art of Allusion

Andrew Fear

in Ancient Letters: Classical and Late Antique Epistolography

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780199203956
eISBN:
9780191708244
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199203956.003.0015
Subject:
Classical Studies, Literary Studies: Classical, Early, and Medieval

This chapter discusses how St Patrick used a letter, known as the Epistola, to campaign for the excommunication of Coroticus' men until they take penance and free their captives, although the letter ... More


First Wave: Exile and Catholic Identity 1558–1570

Christopher Highley

in Catholics Writing the Nation in Early Modern Britain and Ireland

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
September 2008
ISBN:
9780199533404
eISBN:
9780191714726
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199533404.003.0002
Subject:
Literature, 17th-century and Restoration Literature, 16th-century and Renaissance Literature

First Wave: Exile and Catholic Identity 1558–1570 considers the charges and counter-charges that Protestants and exiled Catholics exchanged in the years between Elizabeth's accession and the Northern ... More


Church Order

Owen Chadwick

in The Early Reformation on the Continent

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780198269021
eISBN:
9780191600470
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0198269021.003.0010
Subject:
Religion, Church History

Reformers rejected the notion of the ‘indelible character’ of ordination, whereby an ordained person is a priest for life, but Luther's early theory of the priesthood of all believers created ... More


Men, Women, and Moral Jurisdiction: ‘The Friar's Tale’, ‘The Physician's Tale’, and the Pardoner

Alcuin Blamires

in Chaucer, Ethics, and Gender

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780199248674
eISBN:
9780191714696
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199248674.003.0008
Subject:
Literature, Early and Medieval Literature

This chapter argues that jurisdiction was not only a politically charged topic — following Wyclif’s intervention in it — but also one of great ethical concern to Chaucer. The Friar’s Tale combines ... More


The Channels of Propaganda

Ian Forrest

in The Detection of Heresy in Late Medieval England

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780199286928
eISBN:
9780191713217
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199286928.003.0006
Subject:
History, British and Irish Medieval History

This chapter looks further at communication and the transmission of knowledge, investigating the channels by which knowledge of the new procedures against heresy was communicated beyond the powerful ... More


Introduction

Peter D. Clarke

in The Interdict in the Thirteenth Century: A Question of Collective Guilt

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780199208609
eISBN:
9780191709043
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199208609.003.0001
Subject:
History, European Medieval History

This introductory chapter begins with a discussion of the importance of studying interdict in the 13th century. The main reason for focusing on this period is that popes established a common law of ... More


Laying of Interdict

Peter D. Clarke

in The Interdict in the Thirteenth Century: A Question of Collective Guilt

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780199208609
eISBN:
9780191709043
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199208609.003.0004
Subject:
History, European Medieval History

This chapter discusses the laying of interdicts by ecclesiastical judges, termed by canonists interdicts ab homine or ferende sententie. The 13th-century papacy also attached penalty clauses to some ... More


Travesties and Transgressions in Tudor and Stuart England: Tales of Discord and Dissension

David Cressy

Published in print:
1999
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780198207818
eISBN:
9780191677809
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198207818.001.0001
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History, Cultural History

This book examines how the orderly, Protestant, and hierarchical society of post-Reformation England coped with the cultural challenges posed by beliefs and events outside the social norm. It uses a ... More


The Church

W. P. Stephens

in Zwingli: An Introduction to His Thought

Published in print:
1994
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198263630
eISBN:
9780191682629
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198263630.003.0012
Subject:
Religion, Theology, History of Christianity

The changed understanding that Zwingli had of Christ led to his changed understanding of the church. At the first disputation in January 1953, the articles on the church came immediately after those ... More


Pope Gregory VII, 1073–1085

H. E. J. Cowdrey

Published in print:
1998
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198206460
eISBN:
9780191677144
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198206460.001.0001
Subject:
History, European Medieval History, History of Religion

The reign of Pope Gregory VII (1073–1085), who gave his name to an era of Church reform, is critically important in the history of the medieval church and papacy. Thus ... More


Pope Gregory VII and the German Kingdom and Empire

H. E. J. Cowdrey

in Pope Gregory VII, 1073–1085

Published in print:
1998
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198206460
eISBN:
9780191677144
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198206460.003.0003
Subject:
History, European Medieval History, History of Religion

When Gregory became pope in 1073, the German kingdom was entering upon an internal crisis that would have tested it to its foundations even if a ... More


Exile in Ireland and Rehabilitation

Pierre Chaplais

in Piers Gaveston: Edward II's Adoptive Brother

Published in print:
1994
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198204497
eISBN:
9780191676314
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198204497.003.0004
Subject:
History, British and Irish Medieval History

Piers Gaveston's undue prominence at the coronation aroused most universal fury among English nobility. On 24 May the archbishop issued a mandate threatening Gaveston with major excommunication ipso ... More


The Sacred Dimension to Legal Processes

Huw Pryce

in Native Law and the Church in Medieval Wales

Published in print:
1993
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198203629
eISBN:
9780191675904
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198203629.003.0003
Subject:
History, British and Irish Medieval History, History of Religion

In establishing proof and creating legal obligations, secular laws during the medieval period often depended on God's judgement, whether immediately as in the ordeal or eventually as a sanction ... More


Who Buried Mrs Horseman? Excommunication, Accommodation, and Silence

David. Cressy

in Travesties and Transgressions in Tudor and Stuart England: Tales of Discord and Dissension

Published in print:
1999
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780198207818
eISBN:
9780191677809
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198207818.003.0009
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History, Cultural History

This chapter explores the problem that confronted an Oxfordshire village in 1631 when the corpse of an excommunicated recusant gentlewoman, Mrs Elizabeth Horseman, was illicitly and secretly buried ... More


Cherem in Amsterdam

Steven Nadler

in Spinoza's Heresy: Immortality and the Jewish Mind

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780199247073
eISBN:
9780191598074
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199247072.003.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, History of Philosophy

Examines Spinoza's ban or excommunication (cherem) and its historical and religious context. The cherem issued against Spinoza, the most extreme and vitriolic in the Amsterdam Jewish community's ... More


Abominations and Heresies

Steven Nadler

in Spinoza's Heresy: Immortality and the Jewish Mind

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780199247073
eISBN:
9780191598074
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199247072.003.0002
Subject:
Philosophy, History of Philosophy

Looks at various hypotheses offered by scholars for Spinoza's ban or excommunication. Some of theories focus on political, social, or economic factors; others have to do with philosophical ideas or ... More


Vatican II and the History of Interpretation: The Case of Roman Catholic Womenpriests

Jill Peterfeso

in The Long Shadow of Vatican Ii: Living Faith and Negotiating Authority since the Second Vatican Council

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9781469625294
eISBN:
9781469625317
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469625294.003.0005
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

One particular group of Catholic women, who started ordaining womenpriests in 2002, is at the center of the present essay. Created in response to the Church’s unwillingness, throughout the ... More


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