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Any politic body: The polemics of conversion in the 1620s

Kathleen Lynch

in Protestant Autobiography in the Seventeenth-Century Anglophone World

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780199643936
eISBN:
9780191738876
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199643936.003.0002
Subject:
Literature, 17th-century and Restoration Literature

This chapter examines the contests between Protestants and Catholics over the filial claims to Saint Augustine’s religious authority, as they played out in the competing translations of the ... More


Icons basilicae: Civil war and religious identity

Kathleen Lynch

in Protestant Autobiography in the Seventeenth-Century Anglophone World

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780199643936
eISBN:
9780191738876
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199643936.003.0003
Subject:
Literature, 17th-century and Restoration Literature

This chapter examines the contests between Protestants and Catholics over the filial claims to Saint Augustine’s religious authority, as they played out in the competing translations of the ... More


Regarding the Passion: Aemilia Lanyer, Constance Aston Fowler, and Elizabeth Delaval

Femke Molekamp

in Women and the Bible in Early Modern England: Religious Reading and Writing

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780199665402
eISBN:
9780191752193
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199665402.003.0007
Subject:
Literature, 17th-century and Restoration Literature

This chapter demonstrates that early modern women often read Christ's Passion with affectivity and self-scrutiny. It examines three seventeenth-century poetic meditations on the Passion by women that ... More


Extentus

David Marno

in Death Be Not Proud: The Art of Holy Attention

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780226415970
eISBN:
9780226416021
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226416021.003.0006
Subject:
Literature, 17th-century and Restoration Literature

If Donne’s poems are preparations for faith, thanksgiving, and prayer in the specific sense of exercises that use poetic language to overcome distraction, how could they defeat the very distraction ... More


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