Evaluating faith after conversion

@article{Hartikainen2019EvaluatingFA,
  title={Evaluating faith after conversion},
  author={Elina Inkeri Hartikainen},
  journal={Approaching Religion},
  year={2019}
}
In 2017, the Finnish Immigration Service received approximately 1,000 asylum applications and appeals based on conversion from Islam to Christianity. The applications claimed that converted asylum seekers would face mortal danger if returned to their countries of origin. The applications posed an unprecedented dilemma for the Finnish Immigration Service: how was it, as a secular state institution, to evaluate these claims of conversion? This question also became an object of significant public… 

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