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Synonyms for conversion

Synonyms for conversion

the process or result of changing from one appearance, state, or phase to another

a fundamental change in one's beliefs

Synonyms for conversion

a change in the units or form of an expression: "conversion from Fahrenheit to Centigrade"

a successful free throw or try for point after a touchdown

a spiritual enlightenment causing a person to lead a new life

(psychiatry) a defense mechanism represses emotional conflicts which are then converted into physical symptoms that have no organic basis

interchange of subject and predicate of a proposition

Related Words

act of exchanging one type of money or security for another

the act of changing from one use or function or purpose to another

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So, too, would this recognition entail a refusal for systemic conversionary attempts of the Jewish people as advocated by the ecumenical document "A Sacred Obligation" (63)?
See also Philip Cunningham, "Response to Bolton's 'Contesting the Covenants,'" Journal of Ecumenical Studies 45 (2010) 299-300, at 300, who argues that "the Council did address the question of a Christian conversionary mission to Jews and rejected it in historic time" (emphasis added).
No one would accuse Graham of being a great one, but he was prolific, and he esteemed the conversionary power of sentences clearly crafted.
Christian literary scholarship can thus be conversionary in a manner more inculturated into secular academic discourse by providing readers with the experience of seeing and thinking as a Christian.
Jewish Identity in Conversionary and Mixed Marriages," in American Jewish Year Book 1992, 92 (New York and Philadelphia, 1992), 3-173.
we do not welcome a campaign that singles out the Jewish people for conversionary activities.
It is first important to chart the location of conversionary activity in the logical geography of Jewish thought.
D'Costa has suggested that contemporary Christian understandings of mission in relation to Jews (18) remain ambiguous but can be placed in three main categories: first, those who particularly target Jews for conversion; (19) second, those who witness to faith in Christ, without targeting Jews specifically, and believe in sharing the Christian faith with all people; and third, those who have no conversionary outlook toward Jews, and who understand mission as shared, a "common mission" in an unredeemed world.
This means that the Council did address the question of a Christian conversionary mission to Jews and rejected it in historic time.
Crisp treats sparingly of inner graces that mortify and vivify, for he is little interested in the "inherent" status of the soul, in conversionary experience; his obsession lies not in the sanctification of the "inward mail" (47) but in the "transaction" of the cross, wherein the sins of the elect were laid upon the redeemer's back, requiring him to suffer the pains of hell.
Tobin, Sylvia Barack Fishman, and Mordechai Rimor examine Jewish identity in conversionary and mixed marriages.