Conversion and Narrative: Reading and Religious Authority in Medieval Polemic


By apcaldwe
Oct 18, 2012 Bookmark and Share

Congratulations to Prof. Ryan Szpiech on the publication of his book, Conversion and Narrative: Reading and Religious Authority in Medieval Polemic (University of Pennsylvania Press, 2012).

In Conversion, Prof. Szpiech draws on sources from Christian, Jewish, and Muslim polemics to investigate the importance of the narrative form in dramatizing the conversion of religious infidelity to faith in the context of medieval Western Mediterranean.

A full description and purchasing information can be found on Amazon: http://www.amazon.com/Conversion-Narrative-Religious-Authority-Medieval/dp/0812244710.