The Evangelical Conversion Narrative: Spiritual Autobiography in Early Modern England

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In the seventeenth and eighteenth centuries, thousands of ordinary women and men experienced evangelical conversion and turned to a certain form of spiritual autobiography to make sense of their lives. This book traces the rise and progress of conversion narrative as a unique form of spiritual autobiography in early modern England. After outlining the emergence of the genre in the seventeenth century and the revival of the form in the journals of the leaders of the Evangelical Revival, the central chapters of the book ...

The Evangelical Conversion Narrative: Spiritual Autobiography in Early Modern England 2005, Oxford University Press, USA, Oxford, England

ISBN-13: 9780199245758

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