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ANDREA HOPKINS

in The Sinful Knights: A Study of Middle English Penitential Romance

Published in print:
1990
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198117629
eISBN:
9780191671029
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198117629.003.0007
Subject:
Literature, Early and Medieval Literature

This chapter provides a summary of the information, analysis, and comparisons made of the four romantic poems in this book. The discussions focus mostly on penitence and its role in the romantic ... More


Restoring Virtue, 1579–1582

MARK GREENGRASS

in Governing Passions: Peace and Reform in the French Kingdom, 1576-1585

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199214907
eISBN:
9780191706561
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199214907.003.08
Subject:
History, European Medieval History

Quatrains, a modest volume of fifty four line poems written by Guy Du Faur, sieur de Pibrac, in 1574, are a reminder that reform must not be interpreted simply as administrative ... More


Testament of Joseph

Lawrence M. Wills (ed.)

in Ancient Jewish Novels: An Anthology

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780195151428
eISBN:
9780199870516
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195151429.003.0011
Subject:
Religion, Judaism

An introduction and translation of Testament of Joseph, one of the Testaments of the Twelve Patriarchs. It includes the motifs of prayer, penitence, the competition of ethnic groups, the role of ... More


Testament of Job

Lawrence M. Wills (ed.)

in Ancient Jewish Novels: An Anthology

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780195151428
eISBN:
9780199870516
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195151429.003.0012
Subject:
Religion, Judaism

An introduction and translation of Testament of Job. Unlike the Book of Job in the Hebrew Bible, the main character here does not complain bitterly at his experience, but treats it as a test. Moral ... More


Eyes, Tears, Eyes, and the Penitential chiasmus

Ceri Sullivan

in The Rhetoric of the Conscience in Donne, Herbert, and Vaughan

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
September 2008
ISBN:
9780199547845
eISBN:
9780191720901
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199547845.003.0007
Subject:
Literature, 17th-century and Restoration Literature

The conscience has a logical (albeit reluctant) nature in Donne, Herbert, and Vaughan. They see it as a legal activity, which can break down. There were, however, other models of the conscience which ... More


From Ritual to Spectacle: The Rise of the Penal Voyeur in Early Modern France

Paul Friedland

in Seeing Justice Done: The Age of Spectacular Capital Punishment in France

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780199592692
eISBN:
9780191741852
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199592692.003.0006
Subject:
History, European Medieval History, European Early Modern History

Through the beginning of the sixteenth century, executions often attracted large crowds of people who saw themselves as full participants in a ritual with profound spiritual meaning. With the first ... More


Each should tend his own garden: Strategies, 1520–1566

Judith Pollmann

in Catholic Identity and the Revolt of the Netherlands, 1520‐1635

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780199609918
eISBN:
9780191729690
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199609918.003.0003
Subject:
History, European Early Modern History, History of Religion

This chapter examines the clergy's earliest responses to the emergence of heresy. Initially, Netherlandish clerics tried to contain the Reformation by presenting it as an internal problem, in which ... More


Dedication

Isaac Ibn Sahula

Raphael Loewe (ed.)

in Meshal Haqadmoni Fables from the Distant Past: A Parallel Hebrew-English Text

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
February 2021
ISBN:
9781874774563
eISBN:
9781800340275
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9781874774563.003.0010
Subject:
Religion, Judaism

This chapter presents a translation of Isaac Ibn Sahula's Meshal haqadmoni, which contains animal fables that reflect daily life. The whole poem in the Prologue constitutes an apologia for Hebrew, as ... More


New Fire Figurines and the Iconography of Penitence in Huastec Art

Katherine A. Faust

in Mesoamerican Figurines: Small-Scale Indices of Large-Scale Social Phenomena

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813033303
eISBN:
9780813039350
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813033303.003.0008
Subject:
Archaeology, Prehistoric Archaeology

The Huastec people of Mesoamerica's northeastern Gulf Coast formulated a unique aesthetic of self through marking and branding their bodies, and this iconography is also manifested in sculptures, ... More


Penance and Personalized Desert

Andrew von Hirsch

in Censure and Sanctions

Published in print:
1996
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780198262411
eISBN:
9780191682339
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198262411.003.0017
Subject:
Law, Criminal Law and Criminology

The personalised sentence, designed to fit the defendant's personality and needs, was associated with penal rehabilitationism. Faith in it has waned for a variety of reasons. Treatment no longer ... More


Shakespeare’s Resurrections: The Winter’s Tale

Sarah Beckwith

in Shakespeare and the Grammar of Forgiveness

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801449789
eISBN:
9780801460623
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801449789.003.0006
Subject:
Literature, Shakespeare Studies

This chapter examines how the memory theater of the ghost world is consciously replaced with the memory theater of a new theatrico-religious paradigm of resurrection in William Shakespeare's The ... More


Making Good in The Tempest

Sarah Beckwith

in Shakespeare and the Grammar of Forgiveness

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801449789
eISBN:
9780801460623
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801449789.003.0007
Subject:
Literature, Shakespeare Studies

This chapter examines the possibility and resources of forgiveness in William Shakespeare's The Tempest. More specifically, it considers how the play addresses the hold of the past over the one who ... More


The Lamentation of a Sinner1

in Katherine Parr: Complete Works and Correspondence

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
February 2013
ISBN:
9780226647241
eISBN:
9780226647265
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226647265.003.0013
Subject:
Literature, Women's Literature

This chapter dwells upon Katherine Parr's “Lamentation of a Sinner,” one of the most free-standing of Parr's works in its preponderance of original composition which presents a life-changing ... More


Interpretive Distinctions

Alexander Soucy

in The Buddha Side: Gender, Power, and Buddhist Practice in Vietnam

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824835989
eISBN:
9780824871567
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824835989.003.0009
Subject:
Religion, Buddhism

This chapter examines the change in perspective towards Buddhist involvement by looking at the way that Buddhist rituals (and practice in general) are interpreted differently by men and women. Men ... More


Odes to Dejection: Romanticism and the Melancholy of Self-knowledge

Jonathon Shears

in The Hangover: A Literary and Cultural History

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9781789621198
eISBN:
9781800341234
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9781789621198.003.0005
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

This chapter explores the hangover as the aftermath of the heightened Romantic state of intoxication. It argues that British Romantic poets used the hangover to explore the interiority of the ... More


Clamoring to God: Liturgy as a Weapon of War

M. Cecilia Gaposchkin

in Invisible Weapons: Liturgy and the Making of Crusade Ideology

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9781501705151
eISBN:
9781501707988
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501705151.003.0008
Subject:
History, European Medieval History

This chapter is about the institutional organization of liturgical penitence and supplication in the call for victory and vengeance that began in the wake of the Battle of Hattin. Starting with ... More


Evangelization and Consolation: Or, Philosophy in the Mission Field

J. Michelle Molina

in To Overcome Oneself: The Jesuit Ethic and Spirit of Global Expansion, 1520-1767

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9780520275652
eISBN:
9780520955042
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520275652.003.0005
Subject:
History, History of Religion

This chapter demonstrates how these Catholic technologies of the self moved across the Atlantic, not only via the Ignatian Spiritual Exercises, but also through a very specific Jesuit effort to ... More


“You Have to Understand: Some of Us Are Glad AIDS Has Arrived”: Christianity and Condoms among the Huli, Papua New Guinea

Holly Wardlow

in Making Sense of AIDS: Culture, Sexuality, and Power in Melanesia

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824831936
eISBN:
9780824869229
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824831936.003.0011
Subject:
Society and Culture, Pacific Studies

This chapter examines how some community leaders in Tari, Southern Highlands Province, Papua New Guinea endorse the view that HIV infection is the result of sin and that a cure is possible through ... More


How Repentance Became Biblical: Judaism, Christianity, and the Interpretation of Scripture

David A. Lambert

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780190212247
eISBN:
9780190212261
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190212247.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Biblical Studies

The book tells the story of repentance, its genealogy as a concept. It identifies repentance as a product of the Hellenistic period, when it was taken up within emerging forms of Judaism and ... More


Moral Conscience through the Ages: Fifth Century BCE to the Present

Richard Sorabji

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9780199685547
eISBN:
9780191765704
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199685547.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy

This book is a study of moral conscience that asks, ‘what is conscience?’ and traces answers and treatments of conscience through the ages. It starts by following how a core concept of conscience was ... More


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