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Confession and Criminal Justice in Late Medieval Italy: Siena, 1260-1330

Lidia Luisa Zanetti Domingues

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
October 2021
ISBN:
9780192844866
eISBN:
9780191937224
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780192844866.001.0001
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

This monograph provides an in-depth comparison of lay and religious sources produced in Siena (1260-1330) on criminal justice, conflict and violence. Two main trends have been highlighted in the ... More


Mercy Triumphs over Judgement: Intrusive or Enabling Mercy?

Richard Bourne

in Criminology and Public Theology: On Hope, Mercy and Restoration

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9781529207392
eISBN:
9781529207408
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781529207392.003.0008
Subject:
Sociology, Law, Crime and Deviance

This chapter engages in a philosophical and theological critique of thinkers who construe justice and mercy as contradictory norms. It develops a theological account of restorative justice in which ... More


Good for the Souls: A History of Confession in the Russian Empire

Nadieszda Kizenko

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
September 2021
ISBN:
9780192896797
eISBN:
9780191919077
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780192896797.001.0001
Subject:
History, European Modern History

The rite of confession played a unique role in the legal, political, social, and cultural worlds of imperial Russia from the moment that Tsars as well as hierarchs realized that having their subjects ... More


Rhetoric of the Heart: Figuring the Body in Devotion to the Sacred Heart of Jesus

David Morgan

in Things: Religion and the Question of Materiality

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780823239450
eISBN:
9780823239498
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823239450.003.0006
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

This chapter addresses modern Catholic devotion to the Sacred Heart of Jesus, originating in the appearances of Jesus experienced by nun Margaret-Mary Alacoque (1647–90). Since the seventeenth ... More


The Various Confessions of Mesoamerica

Mark Z. Christensen

in Nahua and Maya Catholicisms: Texts and Religion in Colonial Central Mexico and Yucatan

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780804785280
eISBN:
9780804787314
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804785280.003.0006
Subject:
History, Latin American History

This chapter explores a variety of Nahuatl and Maya confessional manuals to expose their similarities and differences in prescribing a confessional experience for natives. It examines the differences ... More


General Confession

Moshe Sluhovsky

in Becoming a New Self: Practices of Belief in Early Modern Catholicism

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780226472850
eISBN:
9780226473048
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226473048.003.0004
Subject:
Religion, History of Christianity

General confession was a practice of recalling, ordering, and telling one's entire life to a spiritual director. Unlike sacramental confession, general confession was not a sacrament and it could be ... More


Catholicism and the Fin de Siècle

Miriam Elizabeth Burstein

in The Edinburgh Companion to Fin de Siècle Literature, Culture and the Arts

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9781474408912
eISBN:
9781474445030
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474408912.003.0006
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century and Victorian Literature

This chapter revisits the role of faith, and specifically Catholicism, at the fin de siècle. It gives a survey of the historical contexts for British and French Catholic practice at the turn of the ... More


Church Discipline and the Law

Andrew T.N. Muirhead

in Scottish Presbyterianism Re-established: The Case of Stirling and Dunblane, 1687-1710

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
May 2022
ISBN:
9781474447386
eISBN:
9781399509787
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474447386.003.0010
Subject:
Society and Culture, Scottish Studies

This chapter starts by considering how little discipline cases changed between the episcopal and presbyterian periods. It is shown that witchcraft cases were unknown during the period despite two ... More


The uncertainty of Intention

Robert W. Hanning

in Boccaccio, Chaucer, and Stories for an Uncertain World: Agency in the Decameron and the Canterbury Tales

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
October 2021
ISBN:
9780192894755
eISBN:
9780191915635
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780192894755.003.0005
Subject:
Literature, Early and Medieval Literature

The general difficulty of identifying true intentions specifically haunts the sacrament of Penance, where the intention to repent can be feigned. The lure of hidden intentions animates Decameron 3.3: ... More


Irish

Martin McNamara

in A Guide to Early Jewish Texts and Traditions in Christian Transmission

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
November 2019
ISBN:
9780190863074
eISBN:
9780190863104
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190863074.003.0011
Subject:
Religion, Biblical Studies

In the early Irish Church (600–800 CE) there were apocrypha of Oriental origin and in the tenth-century poem Saltair na Rann (“Psalter of Quatrains”) the account of the Fall of Adam and Eve is ... More


Introduction

Baird Tipson

in Inward Baptism: The Theological Origins of Evangelicalism

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
October 2020
ISBN:
9780197511473
eISBN:
9780197511503
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780197511473.003.0001
Subject:
Religion, History of Christianity

This introduction explains the governing argument of the book and how each chapter contributes to that argument. It begins with the rationale for a sacramental understanding of conversion and the ... More


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