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For those who are interested in this sort of thing, here is an article of mine on the  Anatomy of Conversion , attempting to discern what is happening when one moves toward something new. It describes a Catholic conversion for obvious reasons, but I’m thinking it should apply to other sorts.

Looking back at my own youthful discovery of serious Christianity, it does describe how I went from being a clever boy with all the usual opinions typical of his place and time, and the smug sense of superiority that went with them, to someone who gave his life to Christ under the influence of people I and my peers and teachers would have patronized, but who knew something, and Someone, the rest of us didn’t.

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