Shakespeare's Religious Language: A Dictionary
Religious issues and religious discourse were vastly important in the sixteenth and seventeenth century and religious language is key to an understanding of Shakespeare's plays and poems. This dictionary discusses just over 1000 words and names in Shakespeare's works that have some religious denotation or connotation. Its unique word-by-word approach allows equal consideration of the full religious nuance of each of these words, from 'abbess' to 'zeal'. It also gradually reveals the persistence, the variety, and the sophistication of Shakespeare's religious usage.
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BISHOP ( A ) A prelate who oversees a diocese , and whose seat resides in a
cathedral . Whitgift says , ' for order the bishop is above a priest , the archbishop
above a bishop , and the Pope above them all ' ( 1851 – 53 ) , 2 : 265 . ( B ) Since
some holy bishop to entreat ' ( 2H6 4 . 4 . 9 ) with Cade ' s rebels is an unusually
generic use of the word , almost implying that bishops are a dime a dozen . The
specifically named bishops in these histories include the English ' Bishop of ...
Primary Bibliography Coverdale , Myles , Remains of Myles Coverdale , Bishop
of Exeter , ed . Rev . George Pearson , Cambridge : The University Press , 1846 ;
( Coverdale 2 ] . Cranmer , Thomas , Writings and Disputations of Thomas ...