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Holy Matter: Changing Perceptions of the Material World in Late Medieval Christianity

Sara Ritchey

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801452536
eISBN:
9780801470950
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801452536.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Early and Medieval Literature

A magnificent proliferation of new Christ-centered devotional practices reveals profound changes in the Western Christian temperament of the twelfth century and beyond. This change has often been ... More


Art and Truth after Plato

Tom Rockmore

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780226040028
eISBN:
9780226040165
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226040165.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, General

Despite its foundational role in the history of philosophy, Plato's famous argument that art does not have access to truth or knowledge is now rarely examined, in part because recent philosophers ... More


Conclusion

Nancy Mandeville Caciola

in Afterlives: The Return of the Dead in the Middle Ages

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9781501702617
eISBN:
9781501703478
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501702617.003.0009
Subject:
History, European Medieval History

This concluding chapter argues that the medieval Christian church, seeking to promote its central teachings on the eternity of the soul and the certainty of future bodily resurrection, tolerated a ... More


Psychopomps, Oracles, and Spirit Mediums

Nancy Mandeville Caciola

in Afterlives: The Return of the Dead in the Middle Ages

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9781501702617
eISBN:
9781501703478
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501702617.003.0007
Subject:
History, European Medieval History

This chapter analyzes several spiritist cults in Southern France that formed around individuals who claimed to be in regular contact with the dead. These spirit mediums, though at first taken aback ... More


The Devil’s Hoofs: The Medieval Roots of The Protocols of the Elders of Zion

Jeffrey R. Woolf

in The Paranoid Apocalypse: A Hundred-Year Retrospective on The Protocols of the Elders of Zion

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814748923
eISBN:
9780814748930
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814748923.003.0004
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

This chapter covers the pervasive medieval Christian association of Jews with the devil, such as the assumption of an undying hatred of Jews for Christians and the tendency to see the Jew not as a ... More


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