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Reforming Saints: Saints' Lives and Their Authors in Germany, 1470-1530

David J. Collins

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
January 2008
ISBN:
9780195329537
eISBN:
9780199870134
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195329537.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, History of Christianity

Reforming Saints explains how and why Renaissance humanists composed Latin hagiography in Germany in the decades leading up to the Reformation. Reforming Saints shows that, contrary to ... More


Conclusion

David J. Collins

in Reforming Saints: Saints' Lives and Their Authors in Germany, 1470-1530

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
January 2008
ISBN:
9780195329537
eISBN:
9780199870134
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195329537.003.0006
Subject:
Religion, History of Christianity

The Conclusion investigates lines of continuity between the humanist hagiography and what precedes and follows it, especially in light of the Protestant Reformation. The chapter identifies two ways – ... More


The Background to Acta Sanctorum Hiberniae

Richard Sharpe

in Medieval Irish Saints' Lives: An Introduction to Vitae Sanctorum Hiberniae

Published in print:
1991
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198215820
eISBN:
9780191678219
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198215820.003.0002
Subject:
History, British and Irish Medieval History, History of Religion

All the three major collections of Latin Lives from medieval Ireland and a significant proportion of the Irish Lives survive because of the interest taken in them by a few Irish scholars working in ... More


The Collection in the Codex Salmanticensis

Richard Sharpe

in Medieval Irish Saints' Lives: An Introduction to Vitae Sanctorum Hiberniae

Published in print:
1991
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198215820
eISBN:
9780191678219
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198215820.003.0007
Subject:
History, British and Irish Medieval History, History of Religion

The Codex Salmanticensis was presumably sent to Fr. Heribert Rosweyde between 1607 and his death in 1629. The Bollandists published a number of texts from this volume, and continued to use it into ... More


What Was Sacred History? (Mostly Roman) Catholic Uses of the Christian Past after Trent *

Simon Ditchfield

in Sacred History: Uses of the Christian Past in the Renaissance World

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780199594795
eISBN:
9780191741494
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199594795.003.0004
Subject:
Religion, History of Christianity, Religion and Literature

Writers in the service of the post-Tridentine Church responded not only to Protestant challenges but also to a range of internal needs — jurisdictional, liturgical, and theological — most of which ... More


The Bollandists and Their Work

in Jewish Dogs: An Image and Its Interpreters

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780804752817
eISBN:
9780804767897
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804752817.003.0003
Subject:
Religion, Judaism

The early Bollandists strongly believed in ritual murder, blood libels, and medieval Host accusations against the Jews. In his extensive essay of 1910–1912 on “Juifs et Chrétiens” in the Dictionnaire ... More


Richard of Pontoise and Philip Augustus

in Jewish Dogs: An Image and Its Interpreters

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780804752817
eISBN:
9780804767897
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804752817.003.0004
Subject:
Religion, Judaism

The people of Oberwesel-Bacharach sought the canonization of the Good Werner of Oberwesel in 1417. Whatever their reason for doing so, the testimonies they left behind were used by the Bollandists to ... More


The Jewish Version: The Bollandist Reconstruction Vindicated

in Jewish Dogs: An Image and Its Interpreters

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780804752817
eISBN:
9780804767897
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804752817.003.0005
Subject:
Religion, Judaism

The Bollandists' reconstruction of King Philip Augustus' actions appears to be corroborated by a series of letters that are appended to the Orléans Narrative, a Hebrew account of the burning to death ... More


A Usable Past

in Jewish Dogs: An Image and Its Interpreters

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780804752817
eISBN:
9780804767897
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804752817.003.0006
Subject:
Religion, Judaism

To advance the glory of martyrs, the early Bollandists perpetuated the medieval vision that Jews were a constant threat. In particular, they perpetuated the idea that martyrdom often went hand in ... More


Denouement

in Jewish Dogs: An Image and Its Interpreters

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780804752817
eISBN:
9780804767897
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804752817.003.0008
Subject:
Religion, Judaism

By the sixteenth century, the Jews had revised their perception of Christians. The Catholic Church had to permanently keep Judaism apart from the living Jews, and this it did by expanding ... More


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