Whether at the level of culture, society or biography, the study of conversions opens the way to profound reflections about questions of identity, cultural ruptures, and continuity. The awareness of former conversions and the possible «convertibility» of one’s own ideological, spiritual or social stance has been among the central traits of Russian intellectual culture during the last two centuries.
JENS HERLTH & CHRISTIAN ZEHNDER (EDS)
MODELS OF PERSONAL CONVERSION IN RUSSIAN CULTURAL HISTORY OF THE 19TH AND 20TH CENTURIES
PETER LANG Bern • Berlin • Bruxelles • Frankfurt am Main • New York • Oxford • Wien
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