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Conclusion

Hugh White

in Nature, Sex, and Goodness in a Medieval Literary Tradition

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198187301
eISBN:
9780191674693
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198187301.003.0009
Subject:
Literature, Early and Medieval Literature

This chapter suggests that the unsatisfactoriness of the natural for Chaucer and Gower was inevitable because they were much concerned with nature as promoter of sexual love; and in late medieval ... More


A New Phase of Charles Wesley's Ministry

Gareth Lloyd

in Charles Wesley and the Struggle for Methodist Identity

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
May 2007
ISBN:
9780199295746
eISBN:
9780191711701
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199295746.003.0008
Subject:
Religion, Church History

After retiring from the itinerancy in 1756, Charles Wesley exercised a localized preaching and pastoral ministry in Bristol, and then from 1771, in London. He also established himself as the foremost ... More


Middle Ages to the Renaissance

Terryl L. Givens

in When Souls Had Wings: Pre-Mortal Existence in Western Thought

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
February 2010
ISBN:
9780195313901
eISBN:
9780199871933
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195313901.003.0007
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

Rabbinical texts kept preexistence alive in the Jewish tradition (largely through the concept of the guf, or soul-treasury. Authorities like Peter Lombard and Aquinas declared against it. ... More


Little St William of Norwich

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/9780199283637.003.0005
Subject:
History, British and Irish Medieval History, History of Religion

This chapter discusses the cult of St William of Norwich, which attained particular scholarly attention in the second half of the 12th century for its foundation on the accusation of ritual ... More


The Acquisition of Goods

Jane Whittle and Elizabeth Griffiths

in Consumption and Gender in the Early Seventeenth-Century Household: The World of Alice Le Strange

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780199233533
eISBN:
9780191739330
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199233533.003.0003
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History

One of the characteristics of the early seventeenth-century economy is that goods were rarely purchased ready-made. Instead they were acquired by a variety of routes such as home production, gifts, ... More


The Nature of Towns

John Miller

in Cities Divided: Politics and Religion in English Provincial Towns 1660-1722

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199288397
eISBN:
9780191710902
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199288397.003.0002
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History

This chapter attempts to define the features which distinguished provincial towns from villages on one hand and London on the other. It looks at their economic functions: manufacturing, trade ... More


Learning Love and Justice

Thomas St. and Dame Julian

in By the Renewing of Your Minds: The Pastoral Function of Christian Doctrine

Published in print:
1999
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195134865
eISBN:
9780199853472
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195134865.003.0008
Subject:
Religion, Theology

Two of the ablest medieval theologians who set to work on the meaning of the cross for the Christian life were Saint Thomas Aquinas (1225–74) and Dame Julian of Norwich (b. 1342). St. Thomas's ... More


The Kindness of God: Trinity and the Image of God in Julian of Norwich and Augustine

Janet Martin Soskice

in The Kindness of God: Metaphor, Gender, and Religious Language

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198269502
eISBN:
9780191683657
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198269502.003.0008
Subject:
Religion, Theology, Religion and Literature

This chapter examines two key texts, Augustine's De Triniate and Julian of Norwich's The Revelation of Divine Love, or Shewings, as it's sometimes called. The De Triniate is abstract and speculative, ... More


Community Violence: Two Case-Studies

Philippa C. Maddern

in Violence and Social Order: East Anglia 1422-1442

Published in print:
1992
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198202356
eISBN:
9780191675287
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198202356.003.0006
Subject:
History, British and Irish Medieval History, Social History

The chapter looks at some more cases of alleged violence which came to the King's Bench from East Anglia. No analysis of law and violence in 15th-century East Anglia can be complete without a study ... More


Masterless Young People

Paul Griffiths

in Youth and Authority: Formative Experiences in England 1560–1640

Published in print:
1996
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198204756
eISBN:
9780191676390
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198204756.003.0008
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History, Social History

This chapter examines the notion of ‘masterless’ young people in Norwich, England during the period from 1560 to 1645. It explores the history of two labels attributed to the youth, ‘out of service’ ... More


Modelling holiness: self-fashioning and sanctity in late medieval English mystical literature

Jessica Barr

in Sanctity As Literature In Late Medieval Britain

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780719089701
eISBN:
9781526104243
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719089701.003.0004
Subject:
Literature, Anglo-Saxon / Old English Literature

In late medieval mystical writings, the narrative subject self-consciously fashions him- or herself, notably in the writings of Julian of Norwich, Margery Kempe, and Richard Rolle. The authority in ... More


‘Expect Great Things From God …’: The Expansion of Dissent, 1791–1851

Michael R. Watts

in The Dissenters

Published in print:
1995
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198229681
eISBN:
9780191678905
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198229681.003.0002
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

The contrasting attitudes of rational Dissenters and Evangelical Nonconformists were exemplified by the differing purposes of two of their representatives who journeyed to France in the early years ... More


St Margaret on the stage

Juliana Dresvina

in A Maid with a Dragon: The Cult of St Margaret of Antioch in Medieval England

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780197265963
eISBN:
9780191772061
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197265963.003.0005
Subject:
History, European Early Modern History

Chapter 5 surveys the known references to St Margaret appearing in medieval English religious drama, parish pageants in London and East Anglia, and civic triumphs of Queen Margaret of Anjou. It also ... More


The Singular Vision of Julian of Norwich

Wolfgang Riehle

in The Secret Within: Hermits, Recluses, and Spiritual Outsiders in Medieval England

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801451096
eISBN:
9780801470936
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801451096.003.0009
Subject:
History, European Medieval History

This chapter focuses on Julian of Norwich, the most attractive and most original figure in medieval English mysticism. Many people consider Julian of Norwich to be a spiritual authority through her ... More


The transformation of tradition in the sixteenth century

Felicity Dunworth

in Mothers and Meaning on the Early Modern English Stage

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719076329
eISBN:
9781781702161
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719076329.003.0002
Subject:
Literature, 16th-century and Renaissance Literature

This chapter considers the representation of figures such as Noah's wife, Eve and the Virgin in relation to the typology that is established through their paradigm stories. Religious and literary ... More


Feminine Symbols in Medieval Religious Literature

Rosemary Radford Ruether

in Goddesses and the Divine Feminine: A Western Religious History

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520231467
eISBN:
9780520940413
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520231467.003.0007
Subject:
Religion, Religious Studies

Mary is the pure virgin at her conception and at the birth of Jesus as well as the exalted queen of heaven. But she is also the sorrowful mother. She understands and is with us in our suffering. More ... More


Conclusion

E. M. Rose

in The Murder of William of Norwich: The Origins of the Blood Libel in Medieval Europe

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780190219628
eISBN:
9780190219659
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190219628.003.0011
Subject:
History, European Medieval History, History of Religion

Although the fame of William of Norwich, the first purported victim of ritual murder, languished, the structural framework of his passion endured and proved easily adaptable to other situations. The ... More


Pulling the strings: religion and politics in the progress of 1578

Patrick Collinson

in This England: Essays on the English Nation and Commonwealth in the Sixteenth Century

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719084423
eISBN:
9781781702031
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719084423.003.0005
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History

In July and August 1578, Elizabeth I and her court toured deep into East Anglia, the only extensive royal tour of that region. This chapter addresses the polities — and, in particular, the religious ... More


Margery Kempe: The Shocking “Fool in Christ”

Wolfgang Riehle

in The Secret Within: Hermits, Recluses, and Spiritual Outsiders in Medieval England

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801451096
eISBN:
9780801470936
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801451096.003.0010
Subject:
History, European Medieval History

This chapter examines the mysticism of Margery Kempe, a second late-medieval Englishwoman who sought to open her life entirely to Christian spirituality. Kempe's well-known only work, The Book of ... More


Theologies of Salvation in the Middle Ages: An Introduction

David Hogg (ed.)

in Christian Theologies of Salvation: A Comparative Introduction

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780814724439
eISBN:
9780814760642
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814724439.003.0008
Subject:
Religion, Religious Studies

This overview chapter for the second part of the book covers the Middle Ages and includes chapters on Anselm, Thomas Aquinas, and Julian of Norwich. This chapter recounts the development of the ... More


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