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Biblical Geography

Maps in Sixteenth-Century Printed Bibles from the Low Countries

August den Hollander

works that contained (adaptations of) Ptolemy’s maps, including those of Asia ( Quarta Asiae Tabula ) in which the characteristic coastline of the Mediterranean Sea also found in Cranach’s maps appears, running from the bottom left to the above right. 5 Maps other than Ptolemy’s were also included

Historicizing the Religious Field

Adapting Theories of the Religious Field for the Study of Medieval and Early Modern Europe

Sita Steckel

with recent trends in the sociology of religion, particularly several recent adaptations of theories of “the religious field.” The theory of the religious field contains several elements which might allow historians to frame long-term histories—and it provides a potential meta-language in which

Joanna Rzepa

adaptation of a Latin argumentative form that More deemed most suitable for his purpose of refuting heresy. Duffy suggests that More’s text should be read as a conscious polemical construction that employs the technique of learned debate, referring at length to the arguments of the opponents and disproving

Dick de Boer

from the long chapter 2, might be one of the main reasons why and how the Chapter managed to survive several turbulent episodes. As such, survival of institutions due to adjustment and adaptation to changing circumstances and requirements, has often occurred. At one end of the spectrum, one may think

The Religious Field during the Long Fifteenth Century

Framing Religious Change beyond Traditional Paradigms

Sabrina Corbellini and Sita Steckel

adaptation of the term. 30 Counterintuitively, the many attempts to nuance, distinguish, or (on the other hand) connect different aspects and regional dynamics of reform and Reformation thus also have the unintended consequence of reinforcing older perspectives—especially outside of the specialized research

From Micro- to Macro-processes of Religious Change

The Holy Name of Jesus and Christocentric Devotion in the Long Fifteenth Century

Rob Lutton

transmission in the form of devotional texts in religious miscellanies and anthologies, chiefly the works of Richard Rolle or adaptations of them. Throughout, I explore how Bourdieu’s concept of the religious field can inform our understanding of the relationship between these different mechanisms of religious

Combining Microhistorical and Field Theory Approaches

Lay Popular Religious Practice in England during the Long Fifteenth Century

Elisabeth Salter

The Lay Folks’ Catechism was produced, Simmons and Nolloth identified a specifically “Wycliffite adaptation” of the catechism (Lambeth Palace Ms 408), which is produced in their EETS edition in parallel with their example of the orthodox and in their terms “original” text described as “Archbishop

Ruben Buys

Coornhert’s role in introducing sixteenth-century spiritualism into seventeenth-century Dutch culture and thought. For, in adopting key concepts of spiritualism Coornhert also made crucial adaptations , the most striking of which is exactly the aforementioned equation of the spiritualist “inner light” with

“Seeing These Good Souls Adore God in the Midst of the Woods”

The Christianization of Algonquian Nomads in the Jesuit Relations of the 1640s

Muriel Clair

do enable us to place the Jesuits’ adaptations to the cultural universe of the natives within their original ideological context. What was the symbolic and spiritual context in which they described their developing work of evangelization among the nomadic Algonquians in the 1640s? How do the Jesuits

Robert A. Maryks

movie. This title is identical to the 1971 film by the Japanese director Masahiro Shinoda (b.1931). Both movies are adaptations of a novel, Chinmoku (“Silence” in Japanese) (New York: Taplinger, 1969), by the Catholic writer Shûsaku Endô (1923–96) who was also a co-writer of Chinmoku ’s screenplay