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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.


Pentecost!

Roger Glenn Robins

in A. J. Tomlinson: Plainfolk Modernist

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
April 2005
ISBN:
9780195165913
eISBN:
9780199835454
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195165918.003.0015
Subject:
Religion, History of Christianity

On January 11, 1907, the General Assembly of Tomlinson’s Union Grove congregation decided to call themselves the “Church of God”. By this time, Tomlinson had accepted the principle of Pentecostal ... More


The Opera of Speech: Glossolalias

Michel de Certeau, Luce Giard, and Michael B. Smith

in The Mystic Fable, Volume Two: The Sixteenth And Seventeenth Centuries

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780226209135
eISBN:
9780226209272
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226209272.003.0012
Subject:
Religion, Philosophy of Religion

Setting out from two definitions of glossolalia, Certeau radicalizes that concept by contrast with statements of meaning. “Noises,” sounds themselves, detached from meaning, characterize glossolalia. ... More


The final reformation

Lionel Laborie

in Enlightening Enthusiasm: Prophecy and religious experience in early eighteenth-century England

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780719089886
eISBN:
9781526104007
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719089886.003.0004
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History

Chapter 3 explores the French Prophets’ system of beliefs against the backdrop of contemporary denominations in an attempt to understand their spiritual appeal to an English audience. It explores ... More


I Artaud BwO: The Uses of Artaud's To have done with the judgement of god

Edward Scheer

in Deleuze and Performance

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780748635030
eISBN:
9780748652587
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748635030.003.0002
Subject:
Philosophy, General

This chapter focuses on Gilles Deleuze's concept of body without organs (BWO), the Deleuzian idea which resonates most powerfully as a concept for and of performance. It provides a detailed retelling ... More


Trance States: Tongues Speaking and the Anointing

Ralph W. Hood Jr. and W. Paul Williamson

in Them That Believe: The Power and Meaning of the Christian Serpent-Handling Tradition

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520231474
eISBN:
9780520942714
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520231474.003.0006
Subject:
Religion, Religious Studies

This chapter focuses on the socio psychological dynamics of trance states that have been long associated with the practice of various Pentecostal signs—including glossolalia and serpent handling. ... More


We Walked: (ca. 1842–1843)

Quincy D. Newell

in Your Sister in the Gospel: The Life of Jane Manning James, a Nineteenth-Century Black Mormon

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
March 2019
ISBN:
9780199338665
eISBN:
9780190932176
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199338665.003.0003
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

Jane Manning experienced the gift of tongues shortly after her conversion, an event she took as a confirmation of her decision to join the Mormons. The rest of the Manning family appears to have ... More


Tongues

Ashon T. Crawley

in Blackpentecostal Breath: The Aesthetics of Possibility

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780823274543
eISBN:
9780823274598
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823274543.003.0005
Subject:
Sociology, Sociology of Religion

This chapter analyses a distinction within theological studies between xenolalia and glossolalia. The distinction is important to consider because one—xenolalia—operates through settler colonial ... More


The Pentecostals Ultimate Conservative Christians

in The Truth about Conservative Christians: What They Think and What They Believe

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
March 2013
ISBN:
9780226306629
eISBN:
9780226306759
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226306759.003.0011
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

There are many different varieties of Conservative Christians, some of them often locked in combat with others. Perhaps the largest of the subgroups are the Pentecostals whose distinguishing ... More


Necrofiliation: Antonin Artaud

Laurence A. Rickels

in Aberrations of Mourning

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816675951
eISBN:
9781452947167
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816675951.003.0005
Subject:
Psychology, Social Psychology

This chapter discusses Antonin Artaud’s idea of modern hieroglyphics. For Artaud, the object of departure of the whole magical and philosophical system of ancient Egypt, on which he bases his ... More


The Body, Tongues, Healing, and Deliverance

Jon Bialecki

in Diagram for Fire: Miracles and Variation in an American Charismatic Movement

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780520294202
eISBN:
9780520967410
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520294202.003.0007
Subject:
Anthropology, Anthropology, Religion

This chapter transitions from language to concerns about embodiment and bodily boundaries, as it ethnographically depicts and addresses speaking in tongues (also known as glossolalia), healing, and ... More


On Language and Its Profanation: Beyond Representation in the Poetic Theory of Giorgio Agamben

Colby Dickinson

in Words Fail: Theology, Poetry, and the Challenge of Representation

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780823272839
eISBN:
9780823272884
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823272839.003.0004
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Religion

The third chapter, in many ways, extends this trajectory of thought into a dialogue with the work of the Italian theorist Giorgio Agamben. Beginning with his characterization of a “scission” within ... More


Spirit Baptism and Spiritual Transformation: An Exercise in Socio-Theology

Margaret M. Poloma and John C. Green

in The Assemblies of God: Godly Love and the Revitalization of American Pentecostalism

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814767832
eISBN:
9780814768396
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814767832.003.0005
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

This chapter discusses Pentecostal spiritual transformation with a focus on Spirit baptism and speaking/praying in tongues. In the Assemblies of God (AG), Spirit baptism with the initial physical ... 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


On Tongues and Ears: Divine Voices in the Modern Metropolis

James Grande

in London Voices, 1820-1840: Vocal Performers, Practices, Histories

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9780226670188
eISBN:
9780226670218
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226670218.003.0008
Subject:
Music, History, Western

In accounts of voice and vocality in early nineteenth-century London, two dominant narratives emerge. If one concerns political representation—having, or finding, a voice, in an age of petitions, ... More


Charismatic Life-Cycle Rituals and a Life Plan

Savio Abreu

in Heaven's Gates and Hell's Flames: A Sociological Study of New Christian Movements in Contemporary Goa

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9780190120696
eISBN:
9780199099863
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190120696.003.0006
Subject:
Sociology, Sociology of Religion

This chapter analyses life-cycle rituals of the neo-Pentecostals such as birth, marriage, priesthood, and death in the light of notions of the Born-Again Christian community being elevated to a ... More


The Egyptian Bible and the Cosmic Order

Samuel Morris Brown

in Joseph Smith's Translation

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
June 2020
ISBN:
9780190054236
eISBN:
9780190054267
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190054236.003.0007
Subject:
Religion, Theology

The Latter-day Saint Book of Abraham is an excellent test case for understanding Smith’s complementary modes of translation. Both insiders and outsiders have used a narrow linguistic model to ... More


Spiritual Gifts

Terryl L. Givens

in Feeding the Flock: The Foundations of Mormon Thought: Church and Praxis

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
June 2017
ISBN:
9780199794935
eISBN:
9780190657864
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199794935.003.0008
Subject:
Religion, Church History

Mormons believe that spiritual gifts must be in evidence in the true church and cited them frequently as evidence of a divinely sanctioned “restoration” of the gospel. Even many contemporary ... 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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