Religious Conversion and Disaffiliation

Tracing Patterns of Change in Faith Practices

  • Authors
  • Henri¬†Gooren

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xiv
  2. Henri Gooren
    Pages 1-18
  3. Henri Gooren
    Pages 19-42
  4. Henri Gooren
    Pages 43-52
  5. Henri Gooren
    Pages 53-68
  6. Henri Gooren
    Pages 69-113
  7. Henri Gooren
    Pages 115-129
  8. Henri Gooren
    Pages 131-142
  9. Back Matter
    Pages 143-181

About this book


This book is the first in over a decade to attempt a systematic synthesis of the field of conversion studies, encompassing the disciplines of anthropology, sociology, psychology, history, and theology. Gooren analyzes conversion and disaffiliation in a worldwide comparative framework, using data from North America, Europe, and Latin America.


America anthropology comparative Europe history history of literature Latin America psychology sociology theology

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