Chapter 22. The Conversion Narrative in Early America

  1. Susan Castillo and
  2. Ivy Schweitzer
  1. Lisa M. Gordis

Published Online: 26 NOV 2007

DOI: 10.1002/9780470996416.ch23

A Companion to the Literatures of Colonial America

A Companion to the Literatures of Colonial America

How to Cite

Gordis, L. M. (2007) The Conversion Narrative in Early America, in A Companion to the Literatures of Colonial America (eds S. Castillo and I. Schweitzer), Blackwell Publishing Ltd, Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9780470996416.ch23

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 26 NOV 2007
  2. Published Print: 1 JAN 2005

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9781405112918

Online ISBN: 9780470996416

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Keywords:

  • narrative;
  • sabbath;
  • Jerusalem;
  • warfare;
  • protestant

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Paradigms of Conversion

  • Conversion, Reading, and Narrative Power

  • Conversion Narratives and Clerical Mediation

  • American Narratives

  • Converting Native Americans

  • Narrative Transformed