Conversion - Religion

Religion

  • Religious conversion, the adoption of a new religious identity
    • Deathbed conversion, done just before death
    • Forced conversion, done under duress
    • Marital conversion, conversion upon marriage outside of the individual's original religious adherence (or non-adherence)
    • Secondary conversion, done because of a personal relationship
    • Conversion to Islam
    • Conversion to Judaism
    • Conversion to Christianity

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