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Published: 17 March 2005

400 Pages | 1 halftone


ISBN: 9780199245758

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The Evangelical Conversion Narrative

Spiritual Autobiography in Early Modern England

D. Bruce Hindmarsh

  • The first book to deal in detail with the conversion narratives of the eighteenth century
  • Examines a genre that was widespread and influential in its period, and that helps us to understand the nature of self-identity in the modern period
  • Draws on extensive archival sources to present the experience of women, laypeople, and others whose voices are seldom heard
  • Offers a comprehensive survey of religious experience during the Evangelical Revival in England

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