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Afro-Pentecostalism: Black Pentecostal and Charismatic Christianity in History and Culture

Amos Yong and Estrelda Y. Alexander (eds)

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814797303
eISBN:
9780814789070
Item type:
book
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814797303.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

In 2006, the contemporary American Pentecostal movement celebrated its 100th birthday. Over that time, its African American sector has been markedly influential, not only vis-à-vis other branches of ... More


Black Joseph: Early African American Charismatic Missions and Pentecostal-Charismatic Engagements with the African Motherland

Ogbu U. Kalu

in Afro-Pentecostalism: Black Pentecostal and Charismatic Christianity in History and Culture

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814797303
eISBN:
9780814789070
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814797303.003.0012
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

This chapter examines the strategies used by African Americans to evangelize the African motherland from the eighteenth century, focusing on the missionary achievements of two of the largest black ... More


Church Mothers and Pentecostals in the Modern Age

Clarence E. Hardy III

in Afro-Pentecostalism: Black Pentecostal and Charismatic Christianity in History and Culture

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814797303
eISBN:
9780814789070
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814797303.003.0005
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

This chapter explores the role of black Pentecostal women leaders in the evolution of Afro-Pentecostalism into an urban religion from its beginnings in the Mississippi Delta and upper South. Drawing ... More


Crossing Over Jordan: Navigating the Music of Heavenly Bliss and Earthly Desire in the Lives and Careers of Three Twentieth-Century African American Holiness-Pentecostal “Crossover” Artists

Louis B. Gallien

in Afro-Pentecostalism: Black Pentecostal and Charismatic Christianity in History and Culture

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814797303
eISBN:
9780814789070
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814797303.003.0007
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

This chapter examines the Pentecostal foundations of three African American male “crossover” artists with deep roots in Afro-Pentecostalism: Sam Cooke, Marvin Gaye, and Donny Hathaway. It relates the ... More


Ethics in a Prophetic Mode: Reflections of an Afro-Pentecostal Radical

Leonard Lovett

in Afro-Pentecostalism: Black Pentecostal and Charismatic Christianity in History and Culture

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814797303
eISBN:
9780814789070
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814797303.003.0009
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

In this chapter, the author uses the narrative mode of autobiography to reflect on theology and ethics by looking back over his long career as a Pentecostal scholar, churchman, and social activist. ... More


Introduction: Black Tongues of Fire: Afro-Pentecostalism’s Shifting Strategies and Changing Discourses

Estrelda Y. Alexander and Amos Yong

in Afro-Pentecostalism: Black Pentecostal and Charismatic Christianity in History and Culture

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814797303
eISBN:
9780814789070
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814797303.003.0001
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

This book explores how adherents of African American Pentecostalism have adapted strategies to deal with issues of culture, race, gender, sexuality, economics, and politics while formulating ... More


Laying the Foundations for Azusa: Black Women and Public Ministry in the Nineteenth Century

Valerie C. Cooper

in Afro-Pentecostalism: Black Pentecostal and Charismatic Christianity in History and Culture

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814797303
eISBN:
9780814789070
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814797303.003.0004
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

This chapter focuses on two movements that unfolded, American Evangelicalism and Wesleyan Holiness, and how changing understandings of women's appropriate place in public life laid the foundations ... More


Meeting Beyond These Shores: Black Pentecostalism, Black Theology, and the Global Context

Dale T. Irvin

in Afro-Pentecostalism: Black Pentecostal and Charismatic Christianity in History and Culture

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814797303
eISBN:
9780814789070
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814797303.003.0013
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

This chapter examines the intersection between black Pentecostal theology and black liberation theology within a global context. It laments the lack of a fuller dialogue between black theology and ... More


Navigating the Territory: Early Afro-Pentecostalism as a Movement within Black Civil Society

David D. Daniels III

in Afro-Pentecostalism: Black Pentecostal and Charismatic Christianity in History and Culture

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814797303
eISBN:
9780814789070
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814797303.003.0003
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

This chapter examines the ways in which Afro-Pentecostalism engaged black civil society, from from the advent of the movement in 1906 to the inauguration of the Second Great Migration in 1942, within ... More


On the Compatibility/Incompatibility of Pentecostal Premillennialism with Black Liberation Theology

Frederick L. Ware

in Afro-Pentecostalism: Black Pentecostal and Charismatic Christianity in History and Culture

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814797303
eISBN:
9780814789070
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814797303.003.0011
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

This chapter explores the conflict between Pentecostal premillennialism—the pervasive conception of eschatology in Pentecostal churches—and black racial consciousness and suggests that the former is ... More


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