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“Filled with the Holy Spirit”: The Roots of Pentecostalism

David W. Kling

in The Bible in History: How the Texts Have Shaped the Times

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
April 2005
ISBN:
9780195130089
eISBN:
9780199835393
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195130081.003.0008
Subject:
Religion, History of Christianity

This chapter focuses on the origins of Pentecostalism, giving special attention to its early twentieth-century historical and theological roots and its biblical basis in the Book of Acts.


African Pentecostalism: An Introduction

Ogbu Kalu

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
May 2008
ISBN:
9780195340006
eISBN:
9780199867073
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195340006.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, World Religions

Across Africa, Christianity is thriving in all shapes and sizes. But one particular strain of Christianity prospers more than most — Pentecostalism. Pentecostals believe that everyone can personally ... More


Speaking in Tongues

Mae G. Henderson

in Speaking in Tongues and Dancing Diaspora: Black Women Writing and Performing

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
August 2014
ISBN:
9780195116595
eISBN:
9780199375219
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195116595.003.0004
Subject:
Literature, African-American Literature, Women's Literature

To overcome the assumption of internal identity(homogeneity) and repression of internal differences (heterogeneity) in reading black women’s literature, this chapter proposes a theory of ... More


The Heartland of Pentecostalism

Todd Hartch

in The Rebirth of Latin American Christianity

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780199844593
eISBN:
9780199358304
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199844593.003.0006
Subject:
Religion, History of Christianity

Pentecostalism and Charismatic Catholicism transformed the religious landscape of Latin America in the period between 1970 and 2000. Contemporary praise songs, “spiritual warfare,” speaking in ... More


The Holy Ghost Is About to Fall

Matt Tomlinson

in Ritual Textuality: Pattern and Motion in Performance

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
April 2014
ISBN:
9780199341139
eISBN:
9780199358373
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199341139.003.0002
Subject:
Religion, Religious Studies, Religion and Society

This chapter discusses “performative paths,” sequences whose interconnections are designed to shape ritual participants’ expectations of ritual efficacy. The core example comes from a Pentecostal ... More


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