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14) Some art historians link the appearance of the Rupintojelis image with the Devotio Moderna, which stressed the human nature of Jesus, a model for the faithful to follow.
The realistic nativity scene came to prominence in the 13th Century after the example of Francis and his Order, who emphasised an affective piety sometimes called the devotio moderna.
Tambien Juan Gerson (1363-1429), seguidor de la nueva ola teologica conocida como devotio moderna, que promueve la interioridad espiritual.
The artist's biography reveals that he was a practicing and devout Catholic who was influenced by contemporary and devotional texts, and had personal connections to the Devotio Moderna and Carthusian monasticism.
A more likely source would be the widely influential effects of the Devotio Moderna.
27) Since this deed is set in a military context, it is closely related to a military virtue, the devotio (dedication) of a soldier who willingly sacrifices his own life in order to keep his country, its citizens or his fellow combatants safe.
Sisters and Brothers of the Common Life: The Devotio Moderna and the World of the Later Middle Ages.
50) As with Buber's other ideal types (such as I-Thou and I-It, devotio and gnosis, and prophetic and apocalyptic), in practice these types of faith are mixed, and they extend their roots into one another.
Eire deconstructs the conventional narrative according to which "medieval devotional literature from the Rheno-Frankish tradition [mysticism and Devotio moderna] caused a flowering of mysticism and devotional fervour in [sixteenth-century] Spain, and the Spanish-Rheno-Flemish literature, in turn, gave rise to an even more dramatic outpouring of mystical fervour in seventeenth-century France" (97).
16) The crux of his argument is that the text held out by Christ contains the word 'heart', that the cult of the Sacred Heart was already growing in Europe then, that the admonition to 'be humble of heart and to follow me' was closely akin to the title and theme of The Imitation of Christ by Thomas a Kempis, a key product of the Devotio Moderna--the late-medieval devotional movement that emphasised an individual's personal relationship with God--and that the same text was much later included in the litany of the Sacred Heart.
With its center in Holland, the religious movement Devotio Moderna stressed individual meditation over churchly ceremony.
Calvin himself sought to re-connect theology and spirituality, or piety, which certain spiritual movements, such as the devotio moderna, had separated.