Religious Conversion and Disaffiliation

Tracing Patterns of Change in Faith Practices

Authors: Gooren, H.

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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.

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HENRI GOOREN is Assistant Professor of Anthropology at Oakland University, USA.

Table of contents (7 chapters)

Table of contents (7 chapters)
  • Introduction

    Pages 1-18

    Gooren, Henri

  • Approaches to Conversion

    Pages 19-42

    Gooren, Henri

  • The Conversion Career

    Pages 43-52

    Gooren, Henri

  • Conversion and the Religious Market

    Pages 53-68

    Gooren, Henri

  • Stories of Conversion and Disaffiliation

    Pages 69-113

    Gooren, Henri

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Bibliographic Information

Bibliographic Information
Book Title
Religious Conversion and Disaffiliation
Book Subtitle
Tracing Patterns of Change in Faith Practices
Authors
Copyright
2010
Publisher
Palgrave Macmillan US
Copyright Holder
Henri Gooren
eBook ISBN
978-0-230-11303-9
DOI
10.1057/9780230113039
Hardcover ISBN
978-0-230-10453-2
Softcover ISBN
978-1-349-28911-0
Edition Number
1
Number of Pages
XIV, 181
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