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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


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