Download e-book for iPad: Afro-Pentecostalism: Black Pentecostal and Charismatic by Amos Yong,Estrelda Y. Alexander

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 one centesimal birthday. Over that point, its African American region has been markedly influential, not just vis-à-vis different branches of Pentecostalism but in addition in the course of the Christian church. Black Christians were integrally fascinated with each element of the Pentecostal move when you consider that its inception and feature made major contributions to its founding in addition to the evolution of Pentecostal/charismatic sorts of worship, preaching, song, engagement of social matters, and theology. but regardless of its being one of many quickest growing to be segments of the Black Church, Afro-Pentecostalism has now not got the type of severe cognizance it deserves.

Afro-Pentecostalism brings jointly fourteen interdisciplinary students to envision diverse features of the circulate, together with its early historical past, problems with gender, family members with different black denominations, intersections with pop culture, and missionary actions, in addition to the movement’s specific theology. strengthened by means of editorial introductions to every part, the chapters contemplate the country of the stream, chart its trajectories, speak about pertinent concerns, and expect 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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