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Why Study Heresy in the Later Middle Ages?

An interview of Dr. Rob Lutton by Tom O’Loughlin for the University of Nottingham’s Department of Theology and Religious Studies

Lay Preaching and the Lollards of Norwich Diocese, 1428-1431

The following case-study of Lollards in Norwich diocese is in two parts. The basis for the study is a collection of records of heresy trials in the diocese of Norwich from 2 1428 to 1431.

The Orthodox Heresies: ‘Lollardy’ and Medieval Culture

This is not Margery Kempe’s first run-in with the law. Already, she has been accused multiple times of heresy, of wantonness, and of being a general pest.

Literacy as Heresy: Lollards and the Spread of Literacy

An examination of the literacy habits of the Lollards, a heretical sect of the Middle Ages, will, I hope, provide a needed historical context for our concern today with literacy, technology, and responsibility.

Bogomils, Cathars, Lollards, and the High Social Position of Women During the Middle Ages

During the 12th century, if not slightly earlier, Western Europe lived through a period of economic and social upheaval termed by many historians the 12th c. Renaissance. One of its aspects is related to the considerable emancipation of women mostly in Southern France, a development which spread over to Italy, Flanders, and later, England. One can even detect social zones where real emancipation was achieved.

Bohemia in English Religious Controversy before the Henrician Reformation

Bohemia in English Religious Controversy before the Henrician Reformation By Michael Van Dussen The Bohemian Reformation and Religious Practice, vol. 7: Papers from the Seventh International Symposium on the Bohemian Reformation and Religious Practice, Vila Lanna, Prague, Czech Republic, 21-23 June 2006, edited by Zdeněk V. David and David R. Holeton (Prague, 2009) Introduction: In […]

Remembering Doomsday:Memoria in late medieval English drama and iconography

Remembering Doomsday:Memoria in late medieval English drama and iconography Iseppi, Laura Word & Image, 25: 1 (2009) Abstract Much critical attention has been devoted in recent years to the analysis of the medieval artes memorativae. The concern with the arts of memory, as exemplified by the recently collected translations of passages from influential artes edited by […]

Representation in the Gesta Henrici Quinti

‘Not in the strict sense a chronicle or history, and certainly not a ‘compilation’, it is rather an original and skilful piece of propaganda in which narrative is deliberately used to further the larger theme.’

The Lexical Contribution of Wycliffe’s Bible English to the History of the English Language

The Lexical Contribution of Wycliffe’s Bible English to the History of the English Language Lee, Youngjoo (Korean Bible University) Language and Linguistics, Vol.35 (2005) Abstract The purpose of this study is to show that the English of the Wycliffe Bible, translated in the late fourteenth century, 100 years earlier than chancery English,) was the true forerunner […]

John Wyclif’s Neoplatonic View of Scripture in its Christological ContextJohn Wyclif’s Neoplatonic View of Scripture in its Christological Context

John Wyclif’s Neoplatonic View of Scripture in its Christological Context Christopher Levy, Ian (Lexington Theological Seminary) Medieval Philosophy and Theology 11 (2003) Abstract John Wyclif’s metaphysical realism is well documented, as is the role it plays in his biblical exegesis. Indeed, notable scholars have observed how Wyclif’s Christian Neoplatonism goes hand in hand with his […]

Inventing the Lollard Past : The Afterlife of a Medieval Sermon in Early Modern England

This essay explores the evolving significance of a famous fourteenth-century Paul’s Cross sermon by Thomas Wimbledon in late medieval and early modern England and its transmission from manuscript to print.

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