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The Cure as Drama: Gestures of Invocation and the Context of Healing

Jacalyn Duffin

in Medical Miracles: Doctors, Saints, and Healing in the Modern World

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780195336504
eISBN:
9780199868612
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195336504.003.0006
Subject:
Religion, History of Christianity

For a cure to be recognized as a miracle, a witnessed act of supplication must have taken place during the acute phase of the illness. These invocation practices changed through time. Some followed ... More


Welcome to Normalcy

Mark Edele

in Soviet Veterans of World War II: A Popular Movement in an Authoritarian Society, 1941-1991

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780199237562
eISBN:
9780191717185
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199237562.003.0003
Subject:
History, European Modern History

Upon their return, veterans had to deal with an underdeveloped and overburdened but nevertheless unavoidable state bureaucracy: ‘Stalinist normalcy’. This chapter describes and analyses both the ... More


The End in Avignon: “Devil’s Seed”

Kurt Flasch

in Meister Eckhart: Philosopher of Christianity

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780300204865
eISBN:
9780300216370
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300204865.003.0020
Subject:
Religion, History of Christianity

This chapter examines the Avignonese theologians' evaluation of the twenty-eight articles used in the inquisitorial trial of Meister Eckhart. Eckhart was given one last chance to speak in the report ... More


The Theory of Magic in Healing

Michael W. Dols and Diana E. Immisch

in Majnūn: The Madman in Medieval Islamic Society

Published in print:
1992
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198202219
eISBN:
9780191675218
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198202219.003.0010
Subject:
History, World Medieval History, History of Science, Technology, and Medicine

This chapter provides a historical perspective on magical beliefs and practices in Muslim society as sanctioned by the Qur'an and hadith. Magic is almost always assumed to be bad — essentially evil, ... More


Robert Barnes

CARL R. TRUEMAN

in Luther’s Legacy: Salvation and English Reformers, 1525-1556

Published in print:
1994
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198263524
eISBN:
9780191682599
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198263524.003.0007
Subject:
Religion, History of Christianity, Church History

This chapter discusses Robert Barnes's theology. The first section examines his theology on his first Supplication. The second section considers his Supplication of 1534. Barnes was a Lutheran in the ... More


Hiketai and Theōroi at Epidauros

Fred Naiden

in Pilgrimage in Graeco-Roman and Early Christian Antiquity: Seeing the Gods

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
February 2010
ISBN:
9780199237913
eISBN:
9780191716713
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199237913.003.0003
Subject:
Classical Studies, Ancient Religions

This chapter explores an aspect of healing-pilgrimage that is often neglected — supplication (Greek hiketeia). It analyses the relation between this and on the one hand other forms of supplication, ... More


The Parliament of 1584–5

Patrick Collinson

in The Elizabethan Puritan Movement

Published in print:
1990
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198222989
eISBN:
9780191678554
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198222989.003.0022
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History, History of Religion

The militant voice of the puritan press was a strong indication that the leadership of the puritan movement had now found a sense of purpose and direction for which it was merely groping before 1584. ... More


A Mixed Reception

Patrick Collinson

in The Elizabethan Puritan Movement

Published in print:
1990
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198222989
eISBN:
9780191678554
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198222989.003.0025
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History, History of Religion

The programme contained in the bill and book was so extreme, so manifestly unacceptable, not only to the queen but to all responsible opinion, that one marvels both at the sanguinity of its sponsors, ... More


Renaissance Suppliants: Poetry, Antiquity, Reconciliation

Leah Whittington

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780198754442
eISBN:
9780191816017
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198754442.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, 16th-century and Renaissance Literature, European Literature

This book studies supplication as a social and literary event in the long European Renaissance. It argues that scenes of supplication are defining episodes in a literary tradition stretching back to ... More


Themes in Prayer and Mystical Theology

John Renard

in Islam and Christianity: Theological Themes in Comparative Perspective

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520255081
eISBN:
9780520948334
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520255081.003.0010
Subject:
Religion, World Religions

This chapter explores personal prayer and the individual believer's relationship to God and also mentions mystical theology in Islam and Christianity. Traditions of personal prayer in both Christian ... More


William J. Courtenay and Eric D. Goddard, eds. Rotuli Parisienses. Supplications to the Pope from the University of Paris, Volume III: 1316–1349, 2 vols. Education and Society in the Middle Ages and Renaissance, 44. (Brill: Leyden, 2013). ISBN 9789004233782

O. S. B. Thomas Sullivan

in History of Universities: Volume XXIX / 2

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
March 2017
ISBN:
9780198803621
eISBN:
9780191842023
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198803621.003.0010
Subject:
History, European Early Modern History, Cultural History

This chapter provides a brief review of the Rotuli Parisienses. Supplications to the Pope from the University of Paris, Volume III: 1378–1394 by William J. Courtenay and Eric D. Goddard. The rotuli ... More


Uncommon Measure: Iliade

Yoon Sook Cha

in Decreation and the Ethical Bind: Simone Weil and the Claim of the Other

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780823275250
eISBN:
9780823277087
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823275250.003.0003
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy

This chapter, a reading of “L’Iliade ou le poème de la force,” considers Weil’s claim about the special character of force, that in being assumed and redeployed by those whom it subjects, flattens ... More


Shintokumaru

R. Keller Kimbrough

in Wondrous Brutal Fictions: Eight Buddhist Tales from the Early Japanese Puppet Theater

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231146586
eISBN:
9780231518338
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231146586.003.0004
Subject:
Religion, Buddhism

Shintokumaru represents a relatively older form of sekkyō. In performing his narrative, the chanter seems to have extemporized, filling out the tale with puzzling riddle-letters and desperate ... More


Sayohime

R. Keller Kimbrough

in Wondrous Brutal Fictions: Eight Buddhist Tales from the Early Japanese Puppet Theater

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231146586
eISBN:
9780231518338
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231146586.003.0006
Subject:
Religion, Buddhism

Sayohime represents an early- to mid-seventeenth-century form of sekkyō. In the story, a wealthy village headman named Gonga buys Sayohime in order to feed her to a giant snake in a lake near his ... More


Aigo-no-waka

R. Keller Kimbrough

in Wondrous Brutal Fictions: Eight Buddhist Tales from the Early Japanese Puppet Theater

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231146586
eISBN:
9780231518338
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231146586.003.0007
Subject:
Religion, Buddhism

Aigo-no-waka is a six-act Buddhist tale representing the genre of sekkyō-jōruri (sekkyō under the heavier influence of ko-jōruri). In performing the narrative, the chanter has apparently ... More


The Plowman’s Tale and the Politics of 1532: A Cautionary Tale?

Greg Walker

in Reading Literature Historically: Drama and Poetry from Chaucer to the Reformation

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780748681013
eISBN:
9780748684434
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748681013.003.0006
Subject:
Literature, Early and Medieval Literature

Offers an extended example of both the challenges and the pitfalls of reading literature historically. Examining the anonymous Plowman’s Tale in the context of its printed edition of 1532, it ... More


Masters of Manipulation: Euripides' (and Medea's) Use of Oaths in Medea

Arlene Allan

in Horkos: The Oath in Greek Society

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9781904675679
eISBN:
9781781380581
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9781904675679.003.0011
Subject:
History, Ancient History / Archaeology

This chapter analyses the use of oaths in Medea, a play by Euripides. It argues that a crucial feature of the prehistory to the action – the sworn pledge of loyalty which Medea claims that Jason gave ... More


Institutions, Information, and the Invention of Free Trade

Corey Tazzara

in The Free Port of Livorno and the Transformation of the Mediterranean World

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780198791584
eISBN:
9780191833946
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198791584.003.0004
Subject:
History, European Early Modern History, Cultural History

Chapter 3 shows that the legislative framework erected by the Medici was full of lacunae and uncertainties. A system of supplications, or personal requests for ducal favor, was responsible for ... More


From Epic to Public International Law: Philip Sidney, Alberico Gentili, and “Intercourse Among Enemies”

Christopher N. Warren

in Literature and the Law of Nations, 1580-1680

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780198719342
eISBN:
9780191788550
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198719342.003.0002
Subject:
Literature, 16th-century and Renaissance Literature, Criticism/Theory

This chapter argues that English Renaissance epic furnishes a surprising genealogy for public international law. At the heart of the chapter are two humanists whose legal, philosophical, and ... More


Supplications to the Pope from the University of Cambridge in the Fourteenth Century

William J. Courtenay

in History of Universities: Volume XXXI / 1

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
July 2018
ISBN:
9780198827344
eISBN:
9780191866234
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198827344.003.0001
Subject:
History, History of Ideas

This introductory chapter discusses supplications containing the petitions of university masters for benefices from the pope. The University of Cambridge is important in this discussion, since the ... More


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