New PDF release: Afro-Pentecostalism: Black Pentecostal and Charismatic

By Amos Yong,Estrelda Y. Alexander

ISBN-10: 081479730X

ISBN-13: 9780814797303

ISBN-10: 0814797318

ISBN-13: 9780814797310

In 2006, the modern American Pentecostal circulation celebrated its a hundredth birthday. Over that point, its African American area has been markedly influential, not just vis-à-vis different branches of Pentecostalism but additionally during the Christian church. Black Christians were integrally fascinated with each element of the Pentecostal circulate given that its inception and feature made major contributions to its founding in addition to the evolution of Pentecostal/charismatic forms of worship, preaching, song, engagement of social matters, and theology. but regardless of its being one of many quickest starting to be segments of the Black Church, Afro-Pentecostalism has now not acquired the type of severe consciousness it deserves.

Afro-Pentecostalism brings jointly fourteen interdisciplinary students to check diversified points of the circulation, together with its early heritage, problems with gender, kin with different black denominations, intersections with pop culture, and missionary actions, in addition to the movement’s designated theology. strengthened by means of editorial introductions to every part, the chapters give some thought to the kingdom of the circulate, chart its trajectories, talk about pertinent concerns, and count on destiny developments.

Contributors: Estrelda Y. Alexander, Valerie C. Cooper, David D. Daniels III, Louis B. Gallien, Jr., Clarence E. Hardy III, Dale T. Irvin, Ogbu U. Kalu, Leonard Lovett, Cecil M. Robeck, Jr., Cheryl J. Sanders, Craig Scandrett-Leatherman, William C. Turner, Jr., Frederick L. Ware, and Amos Yong

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