List of converts to Christianity

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Converts to Christianity
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Total population
2,501,396 every year, according to the World Christian Encyclopedia[1]
Another estimate says in Africa, every year, 6 million Muslims convert to Christianity.[2]

The following is a list of notable people who converted to Christianity from a different religion or no religion. This article addresses only past voluntary professions of faith by the individuals listed, and is not intended to address ethnic, cultural, or other considerations such as Marriage. Certain people listed here may be lapsed or former converts, or their current religious identity may be ambiguous, uncertain or disputed. Such cases are noted in their list entries.

From major religions[edit]

Cao Dai[edit]

Manichaeism[edit]

Rastafarian[edit]

Zoroastrianism[edit]

Satanism[edit]

Skepticism[edit]

Undetermined[edit]

See also[edit]

Notes and references[edit]

  1. ^ The Numbers. FastestGrowingReligion.com
  2. ^ Six Million African Muslims Convert to Christianity Each Year. OrthodoxyToday.org May 6, 2006.
  3. ^ Canadian Christianity.com
  4. ^ Kim Foundation
  5. ^ [1]; [2]
  6. ^ http://www.musicianguide.com/biographies/1608003963/Judy-Mowatt.html
  7. ^ http://194.154.164.100/~westbury@westburymusicltd.co.uk/4artisttrackdb/showarticle.php?id=86
  8. ^ Holweck, F. G. "A Biographical Dictionary of the Saints". St. Louis, Missouri: B. Herder Book Co., 1924.
  9. ^ Clay and Thornton, "Sellers Executed For 3 Murders", The Daily Oklahoman, February 4, 1999.
  10. ^ http://www.allhiphop.com/stories/news/archive/2009/09/03/21923200.aspx
  11. ^ The best interview ever with the lead men of UnderOath Norma Jean As I Lay Dying - Buzznet
  12. ^ Wonderful Words of Life: Hymns in American Protestant History and Theology By Richard J. Mouw, Mark A. Noll (Accessed 14 June 2007)
  13. ^ "In the winter of 1959 [René Girard] experienced a conversion to Christian faith which had been preceded by a kind of intellectual conversion while he was working on his first book." René Girard:A Biographical Sketch, by James G. Williams