Stout and Dein, “Alpha and evangelical conversion”

Stout, Anna and Simon Dein.  2013.  Alpha and evangelical conversion.  Journal of Beliefs and Values 34(2): Published Online 26 September 2013.

Abstract: A semi-structured interview study was conducted among 11 ‘Born Again’ Christians eliciting their conversion narratives. Informants emphasised the importance of embodying the Holy Spirit and developing a personal relationship with Christ in the process of conversion. The Alpha Course played an important role in this process.