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|Material Type:||Internet resource|
|Document Type:||Book, Internet Resource|
|All Authors / Contributors:||
Christopher Lamb; M Darrol Bryant
|ISBN:||0304338427 9780304338429 0304338435 9780304338436|
|Description:||viii, 342 pages ; 24 cm.|
|Contents:||Introduction: Conversion: contours of controversy and commitment in a plural world / M. Darrol Bryant and Christopher Lamb --
pt. I. Conversion: theoretical perspectives. 1. Converting: stages of religious change / Lewis R. Rambo and Charles E. Farhadian. 2. Conversion: inward, outward and awkward / Donald Taylor. 3. Conversion: up from evangelicalism or the pentecostal and charismatic experience / Frank K. Flinn --
pt. II. Conversion in the world's religions. 4. Conversion as a process leading to enlightenment: the Buddhist perspective / Christopher Lamb. 5. Conversion to Judaism: a tale of the good, the bad and the ungrateful / Rodney Mariner. 6. Conversion from within and without in Chinese religion / Jordan Paper. 7. Contra conversion: the case of the Zoroastrians of India / Homi B. Dhalla. 8. Conversion: a Hindu/Gandhian perspective / K.L. Seshagiri Rao. 9. Conversion to Islam: the Qur'anic paradigm / Yasin Dutton. 10. Conversion in the Sikh tradition / Doris R. Jakobsh.
|Series Title:||Issues in contemporary religion.|
|Responsibility:||edited by Christopher Lamb and M. Darrol Bryant.|
" the volume does an excellent job of distinguishing between ethnic and universal religions, pointing out that conversion is more apt to be associated with the universal religions this is an