Speculum Sermonis: Interdisciplinary Reflections on the Medieval Sermon

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The medieval sermon provides the focus for the first volume of Disputatio because it often expresses the concerns of various intellectual milieux, such as the university, Church or court, and attempts to convey those concerns to other parts of medieval society. Speculum Sermonis is an anthology of essays about medieval sermons in the Christian East and West. It aims to reveal precisely how sermons inform different disciplines (for instance, social and Church history, literature, musicology) and how the methodologies of different disciplines inform sermons. Sermons can, for instance, provide evidence for a reconstruction of medieval liturgy; reciprocally, the field of liturgiology investigates sermons as one aspect of Church performance. The volume's title image of the mirror and the reference to medieval specula convey the idea of multiple reflections: the sermons' on culture and the disciplines' on sermons. Because the contributors to Speculum Sermonis come from a variety of fields, the essays here collectively provide a rich historical and contemporary academic context for reading the medieval sermon. In addition to essays from across the fields, a number of which establish conclusions transcending disciplinary boundaries, Speculum Sermonis includes an introduction defending interdisciplinary study of sermons and an authoritative bibliography covering both primary and secondary resources for medieval sermons. A unique feature of the volume is the inclusion of response papers to the essays in each of the sections, in the spirit of the book series title Disputatio.

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  • ISBN-13: 9782503513393
  • Publisher: Brepols Publishers
  • Publication date: 2/28/2004
  • Series: Disputatio Series , #1
  • Pages: 443
  • Product dimensions: 6.50 (w) x 9.70 (h) x 1.20 (d)

Table of Contents

Introduction
The word made flesh : preaching and community from the apostolic to the late Middle Ages 3
'Going to the gate of life' : the Carthage amphitheatre and Augustine's sermons on Saints Perpetua and Felicitas 29
Susanna Victrix, Christus Victor : lenten sermons, typology, and the lectionary 55
Time and again : a response to Leo Carruthers, John Kitchen, and Catherine Brown Tkacz 81
'Let us love one another' : liturgy, morality, and political theory in Chrysostom's sermons on Rom. 12-13 and II Thess. 2 89
Preaching the dead from their graves : Bernard of Clairvaux's lament on his brother Gerard 113
'Spare the rod and spoil the child' : proverbial speech acts, boy bishop sermons, and pedagogical violence 139
Bernardino of Siena Visualizes the name of God 155
Sermons reflecting upon their world(s) : a response to Stephen Morris, Wire Verbaal, Eve Salisbury, and Emily Michelson 179
Illumination of the intellect : Franciscan sermons and Piers Plowman 195
Unauthorized preaching : the Sermon in Jean Bodel's Jeu de Saint Nicolas 219
The conversion of Mary Magdalene and the musical legacy of Franciscan piety in the early German passion plays 233
Interdisciplinary craft : a response to Peter Loewen, Lynn T. Ramey, and David Strong 257
Speech-reporting strategies in 'dramatic preaching' : with examples from east Slavic festal sermons 271
Relic or strategy : the middle Dutch sermon as a literary phenomenon 293
Fashioning devotion : the art of Good Friday preaching in Chaucerian England 315
A statistical treatment of sin and holiness in sermons from the early Middle Ages (500-1100) 335
Multilingualism in medieval sermons : a response to Thom Mertens, Martine De Reu, Ingunn Lunde, and Holly Johnson 363
Bibliography 371
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