By Bob Altemeyer
The authors of Amazing Conversions, either social psychologists, surveyed hundreds of thousands of teenagers to discover that small quantity who have been "amazing believers" or "amazing apostates." those infrequent members inform their tales, that are supplemented by means of their responses to an in depth questionnaire. The ensuing photograph exhibits that incredible believers and outstanding apostates are dramatically varied teams of individuals, however their lives now stand towards prior (non)religious education. You, too, can entire an analogous questionnaire to benefit extra approximately your self and your ideals. have you ever skilled an grand conversion?
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Amazing Conversions: Why Some Turn to Faith & Others Abandon Religion: Why Some Turn to Faith and Others Abandon Religion by Bob Altemeyer