from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- n. An important point in someone's life where a great change, or reversal, of ideas or beliefs occurs.
From the Bible New Testament book Acts of the Apostles. Ch.9 Referring to the conversion of Saul of Tarsus, later known as the Apostle Paul, to Christianity while travelling to Damascus to persecute Christians. (Wiktionary)
'St Paul's conversion on the road to Damascus happened like a thunderclap,' Archie explained.