First published in 1925, this book is a pioneer attempt to deal with conversion from the comparative as well as the psychological point of view. The work falls into two main parts. Part one is a study of the conversion experience from the New Testament and the non-Christian point of view. Part two examines conversion from the psychological standpoint.
Table of Contents
1. The Comparative and Psychological Methods Part 1: Historical 2. Conversion in The Old Testament and Later Judaism 3. Conversion in Classic Christianity 4. Conversion in Hinduism 5. Conversion in Early Buddhism 6. Conversion in Islam 7. Conversion in the Religions of Greece and Rome 8. Conversion in Various Non-Christian Religions 9. The Dramatic Representation of Regeneration Part 2: Psychological 10. Conversion and Adolescence 11. Experiences Preceding Conversion 12. Types of Conversion 13. The Immediate Accompaniments of Conversion 14. The Psychological Mechanism of Conversion 15. Conversion During Revivals 16. The Fruits of Conversion 17. The Individual Social Part 3 18. Conversion in its Comparative Aspects