Conversion in Cultural Perspective

Conversion is a much discussed topic these days, whether in the context of the much abused concept of proselytism or in terms of a theology and anthropology of missions.

Paul Hiebert, who was a professor of missions and anthropology at Fuller on Pasadena, Ca. and Trinity Evangelical Divinity School in Deedfield, Ill. wrote in 1978 a seminal article on the theme of ‘Conversion, Culture and Cognitive Categories’.

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