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Student
Title
Supervisor
Faculty
Educational Programme
Final Grade
Year of Graduation
Elizaveta Lukicheva
Motives for Religious Conversion in Protestantism: The Case of the New Converts in Moscow
Sociology
(Bachelor’s programme)
2019
The present study is aimed to know motives which can help to understand why people in Moscow choose Protestantism, and not just widespread and accustomed Russian Orthodox Christianity. We based on the theory of religious conversion and the theory of motives for religious conversion. To collect data, we used the method of in-depth semi-structured interviews with people who have adopted Protestantism in Moscow for 0.5–20 years as part of a qualitative biographical method. The results of this study are a range of motives religious conversion to Protestantism in Moscow, which can help explain the choice of converts, and the growth of the number of Protestant churches.

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