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infancy narrative in pseudo-Bonaventure"s Meditationes vitae Christi a study in medieval Christ-piety (c.1300) by Jaime R. Vidal

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Published by University Microfilms International in Ann Arbor, MI .
Written in English


  • Jesus Christ -- Childhood -- Influence -- Spirituality,
  • Meditationes vitae Christi.,
  • Spiritual life -- Christianity -- History of doctrines -- Middle Ages, 600-1500.

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StatementJaime R. Vidal [microform].
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Pagination5 microfiches.
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Open LibraryOL20172505M

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The Meditationes Vitae Christi (henceforth: MVC) is basically a retelling of Christ’s life, but the narration contains not only the episodes known from the Gospels, but also apocryphal narrative elements, mainly concerning the life of the Virgin and the infancy of Jesus; furthermore, the narration.   This article examines English pre-reformation literary representations of the life and Passion of Christ. Central to this genre of writing is the Pseudo-Bonaventuran tradition of meditative writing; a pan-European literary phenomenon, whose influence extended into preaching, decorative arts, dramatic performance, and other areas. My focus is on a text much overlooked by modern Author: Allan F. Westphall. This chapter explores pre-Bonaventuran gospel meditations before considering Bonaventure's innovations in the genre. In Bonaventure's writings gospel meditation serves to traverse the distance between Christ's humanity and divinity, a feat it accomplishes in part through imagination. Because Christ functions in the mind to draw understanding out of sense knowledge, the mind that directs itself Author: Michelle Karnes. A long-standing conundrum regarding the origins of the Meditationes vitae Christi has been the elusive nature of the Franciscan friar traditionally proposed as its author: Giovanni de’ Cauli or John of Caulibus. The claim made by Fra Bartolomeo da Pisa in the s that “Iohannes de Caulibus de Sancto Geminiano” had written a book of.

McNamer, See L. Celluccii, "Le 'Meditationes vitae Christi' e i poemetti che ne furono ispirati," Archivum Romanicum 22 (): , for an analysis of Cicerchia's dependence on the.   When Love’s Mirror’s forms become visible in this excellent book—as, for example, Peter Tóth and Dávid Falvay undertake a highly rigorous examination of the Pseudo-Bonaventuran Meditationes Vitae Christi Staying in France, in Denise L. Depres’ study we learn about Aelred of Rievaulx’s narratives on the life of Christ. This pause is in part inspired by a passage from Nicholas Love’s The Mirror of the Blessed Life of Jesus Christ, (Appendix V), which in turn relies not only on the pseudo-Bonaventuran Meditationes Vitae Christi, but also in this case St. Bernard’s “Homelia super Missus est Angelus IV.” 8 St. Bernard pleads with the Virgin. MEDITATIONES VITAE CHRISTI. S. R. E. CARDINALIS. S. B ONAVENTURA. EX ORDINE MINORUM. EPISCOPUS ALBANENSIS, DOCTOR ECCLESIAE SERAPHICUS –––––––– Meditationes Vitae Christi (djvu, Mb). Program do otwierania plików djvu: (exe, Mb) S. R. E. Cardinalis S. Bonaventurae ex Ordine Minorum Episcopi Albanensis, Doctoris .

This dissertation studies the Infancy Narrative in Pseudo-Bonaventure's Meditationes Vitae Christi as an example of the Christ-Piety of the Franciscan school directed, not to the higher levels of. Incipit: Beati Bonaventure doctoris seraphici: ordinis fratrum minorum: in meditationes devotas vite Jseu Christi salvatoris nostri prologus incipit feliciter. Ten onrechte toegeschreven aan Bonaventura, thans toegeschreven aan Johannes de Caulibus (cf. BBFN Inc pf). Detail of a miniature of the Flight into Egypt, and the fall of idols. Image taken from f. 29 of Meditationes vitae Christi (Le Livre doré des meditations de la vie de nostre seigneur Jesu Christ). Written in French. File:Bonaventura - Meditationes vitae Christi, circa - ib Scantif From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia Jump to navigation Jump to search.