Conversion and Text: The Cases of Augustine of Hippo, Herman-Judah, and Constantine Tsatsos

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University Press of Virginia, 1992 - Religion - 192 pages
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Interpreting three conversion accounts, Morrison accents the categorical difference between the experience of conversion and written narratives about it. He explains why experience and text can only be related to each other in fictive ways.

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Karl F. Morrison is Lessing Professor of History and Poetics at Rutgers University. He is the author of several books, including History as a Visual Art in the Twelfth-Century Renaissance and "I Am You": The Hermeneutics of Empathy in Western Literature, Theology, and Art.

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