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By Allan Anderson, Andre F. Droogers

With its awesome skill to conform to many alternative cultures, Pentecostalism has develop into the world’s quickest transforming into spiritual circulation. greater than million adherents all over the world have reshaped Christianity itself. but a few primary questions within the learn of worldwide Pentecostalism, or even in what we name “Pentecostalism,” stay principally unaddressed. Bringing jointly top students within the social sciences, historical past, and theology, this certain quantity explores those questions for this swiftly growing to be, multidisciplinary box of research. A necessary source for an individual learning new different types of Christianity, it bargains insights and assistance on either theoretical and methodological issues.

The first element of the ebook examines such issues as definitions, essentialism, postcolonialism, gender, conversion, and globalization. the second one part positive aspects contributions from these operating in psychology, anthropology, sociology, and background. The 3rd part strains the bounds of theology from the views of pneumatology, ecumenical reports, inter-religious kin, and empirical theology.

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