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Contesting Orthodoxy in medieval and early modern Europe : heresy, magic and witchcraft, Louise Nyholm Kallestrup, Raisa Maria Toivo, editors

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Contesting Orthodoxy in medieval and early modern Europe : heresy, magic and witchcraft
Title
Contesting Orthodoxy in medieval and early modern Europe
Title remainder
heresy, magic and witchcraft
Statement of responsibility
Louise Nyholm Kallestrup, Raisa Maria Toivo, editors
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Subject
Language
eng
Summary
This book breaks with three common scholarly barriers of periodization, discipline and geography in its exploration of the related themes of heresy, magic and witchcraft. It sets aside constructed chronological boundaries, and in doing so aims to achieve a clearer picture of what ‘went before’, as well as what ‘came after’. Thus the volume demonstrates continuity as well as change in the concepts and understandings of magic, heresy and witchcraft. In addition, the geographical pattern of similarities and diversities suggests a comparative approach, transcending confessional as well as national borders. Throughout the medieval and early modern period, the orthodoxy of the Christian Church was continuously contested. The challenge of heterodoxy, especially as expressed in various kinds of heresy, magic and witchcraft, was constantly present during the period 1200-1650. Neither contesters nor followers of orthodoxy were homogeneous groups or fractions. They themselves and their ideas changed from one century to the next, from region to region, even from city to city, but within a common framework of interpretation. This collection of essays focuses on this complex
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Dewey number
133.43/094
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
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  • 1975-
  • 2010
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  • Kallestrup, Louise Nyholm
  • Toivo, Raisa Maria,
  • Conference on Witchcraft, Heresy and Natural Philosophy
Series statement
Palgrave historical studies in witchcraft and magic
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  • Witchcraft
  • Magic
  • Heresy
  • Europe
  • Europe
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Contesting Orthodoxy in medieval and early modern Europe : heresy, magic and witchcraft, Louise Nyholm Kallestrup, Raisa Maria Toivo, editors
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Copyright
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unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Color
multicolored
Contents
  • Acknowledgements; Contents; Notes on Contributors ; List of Figures ; List of Table ; Approaches to€Magic, Heresy and€Witchcraft in€Time, Space and€Faith; Witchcraft; Magic; Heresy; Notes; Part I: Heresy; 'Night is conceded to€the€dead': Revenant Congregations in€the€Middle Ages; A Gathering of the Dead, or of Demons?; Marvelous, Ancient Sacrifices; Thinking with the Dead; Notes; Heresy and Heterodoxy in€Medieval Scandinavia; Introduction; Terminology; Heresy in€Medieval Scandinavia; Concluding Discussion; Notes
  • Caught Between Unorthodox Medicine and€Unorthodox Religion: Revisiting the€Case of€Costantino Saccardini, Charlatan-HereticNotes; Part II: Magic; Angel Magic and€the€Cult of€Angels in€the€Later Middle Ages; The Issues at Stake; Four Texts of€Angel Magic from€the€Later Medieval West; Efforts to€Regulate the€Veneration of€Angels; Devotion to€Angels and€Conceptions of€Angels: The€Scope of€Toleration; The Hazards of€Conjuration; Notes; Polyphony and€Pragmatism in€Scandinavian Spells c.1300-1600; Notes; The Divining Rod: Origins, Explanations and€Uses in€the€Thirteenth to€Eighteenth Centuries
  • NotesIgnorant Superstition? Popular Education on€Magic in€Early Seventeenth-Century Confessionalist Finland: The€Case of€Mary and€the€Rosaries; Magic, Superstition and€Witchcraft in€Early Modern Finland; Idolatry and€Lip Service vs Obedient Mary; Traces of€the€Cult of€Mary in€the€Lutheran County of€Satakunta; A Tradition of€Catholic Reformation and€Lutheran Superstition?; Early Seventeenth-Century Magic and€Superstition as€Ignorance; Notes; Part III: Witchcraft; The Witch of€Endor Before the€Witch Trials; Notes
  • Preaching on€Witchcraft? The€Sermons of€Johannes Geiler of€Kaysersberg (1445-1510)Johannes Geiler of€Kaysersberg (1445-1510): Some Introductory Remarks; No Place for€Witches: Johannes Geiler of€Kaysersberg and€His Concept of€Urban Reform; Superstition, Sorcery and€Witchcraft in€the€Sermons of€Johannes Geiler (Until 1509); Johannes Geiler and€His Concepts of€Witchcraft (1509); Conclusion; Notes; Law, Nature, Theology and€Witchcraft in€Ponzinibio's De lamiis (1511); Notes; The Infected and€the€Guilty: On€Heresy and€Witchcraft in€Post-Reformation Denmark; The Concept of€Heresy
  • First-Generation Reformers, Witchcraft and€HeresyThe Admonitions of€Niels Hemmingsen on€Heresy and€Witchcraft; Legislation on€Witchcraft and€Heresy; In Court; Conclusion; Notes; The Laughing Witch: Notes on€the€Relationship Between Literature and€History in€the€Early Fifteenth Century; The centrepiece of this chapter is an early fifteenth-century play in the Dutch language, now known by the anachronistic name Die Hexe (The Witch), a name I will keep here for convenience sake. The main question I will pose here is how this play shou; A Farce; The Waning of the Middle Ages; Ascribed Witchcraft
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1 online resource
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9783319323855
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SpringerLink
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(OCoLC)971613352
Label
Contesting Orthodoxy in medieval and early modern Europe : heresy, magic and witchcraft, Louise Nyholm Kallestrup, Raisa Maria Toivo, editors
Publication
Copyright
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Color
multicolored
Contents
  • Acknowledgements; Contents; Notes on Contributors ; List of Figures ; List of Table ; Approaches to€Magic, Heresy and€Witchcraft in€Time, Space and€Faith; Witchcraft; Magic; Heresy; Notes; Part I: Heresy; 'Night is conceded to€the€dead': Revenant Congregations in€the€Middle Ages; A Gathering of the Dead, or of Demons?; Marvelous, Ancient Sacrifices; Thinking with the Dead; Notes; Heresy and Heterodoxy in€Medieval Scandinavia; Introduction; Terminology; Heresy in€Medieval Scandinavia; Concluding Discussion; Notes
  • Caught Between Unorthodox Medicine and€Unorthodox Religion: Revisiting the€Case of€Costantino Saccardini, Charlatan-HereticNotes; Part II: Magic; Angel Magic and€the€Cult of€Angels in€the€Later Middle Ages; The Issues at Stake; Four Texts of€Angel Magic from€the€Later Medieval West; Efforts to€Regulate the€Veneration of€Angels; Devotion to€Angels and€Conceptions of€Angels: The€Scope of€Toleration; The Hazards of€Conjuration; Notes; Polyphony and€Pragmatism in€Scandinavian Spells c.1300-1600; Notes; The Divining Rod: Origins, Explanations and€Uses in€the€Thirteenth to€Eighteenth Centuries
  • NotesIgnorant Superstition? Popular Education on€Magic in€Early Seventeenth-Century Confessionalist Finland: The€Case of€Mary and€the€Rosaries; Magic, Superstition and€Witchcraft in€Early Modern Finland; Idolatry and€Lip Service vs Obedient Mary; Traces of€the€Cult of€Mary in€the€Lutheran County of€Satakunta; A Tradition of€Catholic Reformation and€Lutheran Superstition?; Early Seventeenth-Century Magic and€Superstition as€Ignorance; Notes; Part III: Witchcraft; The Witch of€Endor Before the€Witch Trials; Notes
  • Preaching on€Witchcraft? The€Sermons of€Johannes Geiler of€Kaysersberg (1445-1510)Johannes Geiler of€Kaysersberg (1445-1510): Some Introductory Remarks; No Place for€Witches: Johannes Geiler of€Kaysersberg and€His Concept of€Urban Reform; Superstition, Sorcery and€Witchcraft in€the€Sermons of€Johannes Geiler (Until 1509); Johannes Geiler and€His Concepts of€Witchcraft (1509); Conclusion; Notes; Law, Nature, Theology and€Witchcraft in€Ponzinibio's De lamiis (1511); Notes; The Infected and€the€Guilty: On€Heresy and€Witchcraft in€Post-Reformation Denmark; The Concept of€Heresy
  • First-Generation Reformers, Witchcraft and€HeresyThe Admonitions of€Niels Hemmingsen on€Heresy and€Witchcraft; Legislation on€Witchcraft and€Heresy; In Court; Conclusion; Notes; The Laughing Witch: Notes on€the€Relationship Between Literature and€History in€the€Early Fifteenth Century; The centrepiece of this chapter is an early fifteenth-century play in the Dutch language, now known by the anachronistic name Die Hexe (The Witch), a name I will keep here for convenience sake. The main question I will pose here is how this play shou; A Farce; The Waning of the Middle Ages; Ascribed Witchcraft
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ocn971613352
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1 online resource
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unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9783319323855
Level of compression
unknown
Note
SpringerLink
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)971613352

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