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medieval-religion: Scholarly discussions of medieval religion and culture
Don't forget vernacular devotions on the Stabat Mater, such as the East Midlands (UK) 'Stond wel Moder'. See Dobson & Harrison, "Medieval English Songs", 1979, for modern transcriptions as well as scholarly analysis of possibly related musical sources.

Cheers

Rob




From: MAUREEN Tilley [Staff/Faculty [FCLC]] <[log in to unmask]>
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Subject: Re: [M-R] meditation on crucifixion / sorrows of Mary

medieval-religion: Scholarly discussions of medieval religion and culture
How about the Stabat Mater hymn as a source of reflection on Mary's suffering in the passion of Jesus?


On Sun, Feb 2, 2014 at 10:32 PM, Diana Hiller <[log in to unmask]> wrote:
medieval-religion: Scholarly discussions of medieval religion and culture
A widely-read source and one that may be helpful is the c.1350 Meditations on the Life of Christ probably written by Giovanni di Callibus (aka John of Caulibus etc).  You could also look at Holly Flora's The Devout Belief of Imagination (2009) and Sarah McNamer's Affective Meditation and the Invention of Medieval Compassion (2010) on this text.
Diana Hiller


On Mon, Feb 3, 2014 at 12:13 PM, Cormack, Margaret Jean <[log in to unmask]> wrote:
medieval-religion: Scholarly discussions of medieval religion and culture
Greetings all,
Can anyone direct me to discussions, especially primary sources, where medieval people are encouraged to envision and meditate on the crucifixion, and/or Marys pain observing it? Im wondering when such forms of meditation became common, and whether they were limited to monasteries (I doubt it, but monks and nuns would perhaps be a primary 'audience'.)
Meg
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