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Conversions : two family stories from the Reformation and modern America

Author: Craig Harline
Publisher: New Haven : Yale University Press, [2011]
Series: New directions in narrative history.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Discusses the impact of religious conversions on family relationships, looking at Jacob Rolandus, who converted from Dutch Reform to Catholicism in 1654, and Michael Sunbloom, who converted to Mormonism in 1973 and later left the church when he came out as gay.
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Named Person: Jacob Rolandus; Jacob Rolandus
Material Type: Biography, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Craig Harline
ISBN: 9780300167016 0300167016 9780300192445 0300192444 9786613279866 6613279862
OCLC Number: 712591079
Awards: Commended for Lukas Prize Project (Lynton History Prize) 2012
Description: xi, 301 pages : illustrations, map ; 25 cm.
Contents: To the blessed reader --
Conversions --
Postscript --
Bibliographical essay --
Acknowledgements.
Series Title: New directions in narrative history.
Responsibility: Craig Harline.

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The experiences of two families-one in seventeenth-century Holland, the other in America today-and how they coped when a family member changed religions  Read more...

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