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The Chance of Salvation

A History of Conversion in America

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$39.95 • £31.95 • €36.00

ISBN 9780674975620

Publication: August 2017

Text

384 pages

6-1/8 x 9-1/4 inches

8 halftones, 2 maps, 3 graphs

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  • Preface
  • Introduction: Religion as Choice
  • 1. Prayer: Protestant Converts and the Sinner’s Prayer
  • 2. Gift: Cherokee Converts and the Reception of Missions
  • 3. Hope: African American Converts and the Jubilee
  • 4. Kingdom: Mormon Converts and the Primitive Gospel
  • 5. Sincerity: Jewish Converts and Resistance to Missions
  • 6. Repose: Catholic Converts and the Sect System
  • Conclusion: “Maybes Are the Essence of the Situation”
  • Note on Sources
  • Notes
  • Acknowledgments
  • Index