New PDF release: Amazing Conversions: Why Some Turn to Faith & Others Abandon

By Bob Altemeyer

ISBN-10: 1573921475

ISBN-13: 9781573921473

This groundbreaking learn uncovers interesting new information on unexpected shifts in non secular and nonreligious trust. Amazing Conversions explores, for the 1st time ever, the explanations why converts subscribe to, and apostates cross. the point of interest of this soaking up learn is on a few awesome humans, with particular tales to inform those that subscribe to a spiritual staff regardless of being raised in nonreligious (or even antireligious) households, and those that, at nice own fee, decide to depart faith inspite of having a deeply non secular historical past. Why may an atheist's son turn into a Christian fundamentalist? Why may a "good Catholic woman" make a decision that she particularly is an atheist?

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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