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- 1.See Seward Hiltner, “Toward a Theology of Conversion in the Light of Psychology,”Pastoral Psychology 17 (September 1966): 35–42; C. G. Jung, “The Stages of Life,” and “Psychotherapists or the Clergy” in hisModern Man in Search of a Soul, trans. W. S. Dell and C. F. Baynes (New York: Harcourt, Brace & World, 1933); and William James,The Varieties of Religious Experience (New York: New American Library Mentor, 1958 ), esp. chs. 8–10. Edited versions of the Hiltner and James material are found in Walter E. Conn, ed.,Conversion: Perspectives on Personal and Social Transformation (New York: Alba House, 1978).Google Scholar
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