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The evangelical conversion narrative : spiritual autobiography in early modern England.

Author: D Bruce Hindmarsh; Oxford University Press.
Publisher: Oxford : Oxford University Press, 2005.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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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  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
History
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Hindmarsh, D. Bruce.
Evangelical conversion narrative.
Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, 2005
(OCoLC)57283693
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: D Bruce Hindmarsh; Oxford University Press.
ISBN: 0199245754 9780199245758 9781435633896 143563389X 9780191602436 0191602434 9786611906573 6611906576 0191529761 9780191529764 1281906573 9781281906571
OCLC Number: 191826446
Language Note: English.
Description: 1 online resource (397 pages)
Contents: Abbreviations --
Introduction --
1. Early modern origins : the rise of popular conversion narrative --
2. The revival of conversion narrative : evangelical awakening in the eighteenth century --
3. The early Methodist journalists : George Whitefield and John Wesley --
4. White-hot piety : the early Methodist laypeople --
5. "Poor sinnership" : Moravian narrative culture --
6. "The word came in with power" : conversions at Cambuslang --
7. "A nail fixed in a sure place" : the lives of the early Methodist preachers --
8. The Olney autobiographers : conversion narrative and personality --
9. The seventeenth century reprised : conversion narrative and the gathered church --
10. After Christendom : evangelical conversion narrative and its alternatives --
Bibliography --
Index.

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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  Read more...

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Based on deep knowledge of Whitefield's and especially the Wesleys' reading and vast output of writings and of the contemporary context, this book throws brilliant new light on the emergence and Read more...

 
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