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Introduction

Beth Kreitzer

in Reforming Mary: Changing Images of the Virgin Mary in Lutheran Sermons of the Sixteenth Century

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
January 2005
ISBN:
9780195166545
eISBN:
9780199835188
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/019516654X.003.0001
Subject:
Religion, History of Christianity

This introductory chapter begins with an explanation of why sermons were selected as source material for this study. It presents evaluations of Martin Luther’s ideas and writings, and discusses the ... More


Mapping a New Approach to Early Marian Piety

Stephen J. Shoemaker

in Mary in Early Christian Faith and Devotion

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780300217216
eISBN:
9780300219531
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300217216.003.0008
Subject:
Religion, History of Christianity

This book examines the rise of Marian piety in the early Christian period. Focusing primarily on the period from the latter half of the second century to the first half of the fifth, it shows how ... More


Regulations, Reforms, and Controversies

D. R. M. Irving

in Colonial Counterpoint: Music in Early Modern Manila

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2010
ISBN:
9780195378269
eISBN:
9780199864614
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195378269.003.0008
Subject:
Music, Ethnomusicology, World Music

This chapter examines six areas of musical performance that were governed or influenced by ecclesiastical decrees or governmental legislation: Asian musics, vernacular‐language vocal music in sacred ... More


The Canons of Laon and their Tour of England

Simon Yarrow

in Saints and their Communities: Miracle Stories in Twelfth-Century England

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199283637
eISBN:
9780191712685
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199283637.003.0003
Subject:
History, British and Irish Medieval History, History of Religion

The practice of touring with the relics of their saintly patrons was a new trend among religious communities of northern France in the late 11th century. A particular kind of hagiographical ... More


The Little Office of the Virgin and Mary's Role at Paris

Rebecca A. Baltzer

in The Divine Office in the Latin Middle Ages: Methodology and Source Studies, Regional Developments, Hagiography

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
May 2008
ISBN:
9780195124538
eISBN:
9780199868421
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195124538.003.0021
Subject:
Music, History, Western

The cathedral church of Paris, with its overwhelming focus upon the Mother of God, let virtually no day pass without explicit liturgical acknowledgement of her role in salvation. In the voice, ear, ... More


The Memory of Mary: The Fourth and Early Fifth Centuries

Stephen J. Shoemaker

in Mary in Early Christian Faith and Devotion

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780300217216
eISBN:
9780300219531
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300217216.003.0005
Subject:
Religion, History of Christianity

This chapter examines other evidence for Marian devotion in the fourth and early fifth centuries, including the writings of the church fathers and nonliterary evidence for the cult of the Virgin. It ... More


Conclusions

Stephen J. Shoemaker

in Mary in Early Christian Faith and Devotion

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780300217216
eISBN:
9780300219531
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300217216.003.0007
Subject:
Religion, History of Christianity

This conclusion summarizes the evidence for Marian devotion and veneration in early Christianity. It first considers the Protevangelium of James, whose interest in Mary as a figure in her own right ... More


The Scepter of Orthodoxy: The Cult of the Virgin and the Council of Ephesus

Stephen J. Shoemaker

in Mary in Early Christian Faith and Devotion

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780300217216
eISBN:
9780300219531
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300217216.003.0006
Subject:
Religion, History of Christianity

This chapter examines the role of the cult of the Virgin in the controversies leading up to the Council of Ephesus as well as its outcome. Toward the end of the twentieth century, a number of studies ... More


Mary in Early Christian Faith and Devotion

Stephen J. Shoemaker

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780300217216
eISBN:
9780300219531
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300217216.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, History of Christianity

For the first time a noted historian of Christianity explores the full story of the emergence and development of the Marian cult in the early Christian centuries. The means by which Mary, mother of ... More


The Carmelite Feast of the Presentation of the Virgin: A Study in Musical Adaptation

James John Boyce and O. Carm

in The Divine Office in the Latin Middle Ages: Methodology and Source Studies, Regional Developments, Hagiography

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
May 2008
ISBN:
9780195124538
eISBN:
9780199868421
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195124538.003.0022
Subject:
Music, History, Western

The Carmelite Order accepted the Office of the Presentation of the Virgin Mary into its liturgy in 1393. The Carmelites of Mainz composed new texts for the feast and adapted music from three other ... More


A Virgin Unspotted: Devotion to Mary in the First Two Centuries

Stephen J. Shoemaker

in Mary in Early Christian Faith and Devotion

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780300217216
eISBN:
9780300219531
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300217216.003.0001
Subject:
Religion, History of Christianity

This chapter examines the evidence of Marian piety from the first two Christian centuries. It begins with the New Testament, highlighting some perspectives on Mary’s role in the process of salvation ... More


Reframing Reform

Nathan D. Mitchell

in The Mystery of the Rosary: Marian Devotion and the Reinvention of Catholicism

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814795910
eISBN:
9780814764497
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814795910.003.0002
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

This chapter focuses on transition that began to unfold after the Council of Trent (1545–63), during an epoch commonly called the “Counter-Reformation” or “Catholic Reformation.” It shows how the ... More


Reframing the Rosary

Nathan D. Mitchell

in The Mystery of the Rosary: Marian Devotion and the Reinvention of Catholicism

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814795910
eISBN:
9780814764497
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814795910.003.0006
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

This chapter examines how the rosary became a principal medium through which Catholics renegotiated their relationship to sacred places, persons, objects, and events. It focuses on the British Isles ... More


Reframing Religious Identity

Nathan D. Mitchell

in The Mystery of the Rosary: Marian Devotion and the Reinvention of Catholicism

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814795910
eISBN:
9780814764497
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814795910.003.0005
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

This chapter examines the reframing of religious identity in early modern Catholicism. It discusses the kinds of religious subjectivity that emerged in early modernity, especially in Europe, and ... More


Reframing Ritual

Nathan D. Mitchell

in The Mystery of the Rosary: Marian Devotion and the Reinvention of Catholicism

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814795910
eISBN:
9780814764497
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814795910.003.0004
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

This chapter examines ritual reinterpretations of Mary and the rosary in early modern Catholicism. The Council of Trent reasserted the primacy of sacraments in Christian life and mandated a reform of ... More


Conclusion

Mary Lowe-Evans

in Catholic Nostalgia in Joyce and Company

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813032856
eISBN:
9780813038643
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813032856.003.0007
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century Literature and Modernism

This concluding chapter sums up the key findings of this study on the influence of Catholic nostalgia on the works of James Joyce. It highlights the differences between Joyce's depiction of Catholic ... More


Reframing Representation

Nathan D. Mitchell

in The Mystery of the Rosary: Marian Devotion and the Reinvention of Catholicism

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814795910
eISBN:
9780814764497
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814795910.003.0003
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

This chapter examines how the rosary and Marian devotion were reinterpreted within early modern Catholicism. It focuses on Caravaggio's images of Mary to highlight the role of visual perception in ... More


Excerpt from “Iconophily and Iconoclasm in Marian Pilgrimage”

Victor Turner and Edith Turner

in Anthropology of Catholicism: A Reader

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780520288423
eISBN:
9780520963368
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520288423.003.0006
Subject:
Anthropology, Anthropology, Religion

Before he died, the well-known anthropologist of African religion Victor Turner (1920–83) turned his attention to Catholic forms of pilgrimage and, with Edith Turner, traveled across the world ... More


The Furen art department

Jeremy Clarke

in The Virgin Mary and Catholic Identities in Chinese History

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9789888139996
eISBN:
9789888268443
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789888139996.003.0005
Subject:
History, Asian History

Two of the key ways the Chinese Catholic Church sought to develop its identity further were through education and the creation of unique visual images. In the early twentieth century, efforts of ... More


Introduction: Apparitions of Mary in the Twentieth Century

Chris Maunder

in Our Lady of the Nations: Apparitions of Mary in 20th-Century Catholic Europe

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780198718383
eISBN:
9780191787706
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198718383.003.0001
Subject:
Religion, History of Christianity, Religion and Society

The introduction sets the scene for the main points of this work. It establishes the main theme of the book, the literature base, and the scope of the research. It then describes apparitions and ... More


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