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 Oriki: Genealogy and Identity in Pentecostal Historiography

Ogbu Kalu

in African Pentecostalism: An Introduction

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
May 2008
ISBN:
9780195340006
eISBN:
9780199867073
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195340006.003.0002
Subject:
Religion, World Religions

The oriki tradition performed the task of historiography among the Yoruba of southwestern Nigeria, dealing with the core matters of genealogy and identity. Not only did it tell the story of the past, ... More


 Elijah's Mantle: Pentecostal Re‐Evangelization of Africa in the 1990s

Ogbu Kalu

in African Pentecostalism: An Introduction

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
May 2008
ISBN:
9780195340006
eISBN:
9780199867073
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195340006.003.0009
Subject:
Religion, World Religions

This chapter examines the changing face and emphases of Pentecostalism over time. It argues that the explosive growth of African Pentecostalism intensified in the 1990s through a vigorous ... More


 The Big Man of the Big God: Pentecostalism, Media, and Popular Culture in the 1980s

Ogbu Kalu

in African Pentecostalism: An Introduction

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
May 2008
ISBN:
9780195340006
eISBN:
9780199867073
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195340006.003.0008
Subject:
Religion, World Religions

The 1980s brought major changes including socioeconomic and political collapse; the enlarged networking with external, Western forms of Pentecostalism; and the liberalization of media space following ... More


 Sankofa: Pentecostalism in the African Map of the Universe

Ogbu Kalu

in African Pentecostalism: An Introduction

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
May 2008
ISBN:
9780195340006
eISBN:
9780199867073
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195340006.003.0012
Subject:
Religion, World Religions

This chapter focuses on cultural discourse that reconstructs the African Pentecostal movement's response to the system of meanings embodied in the symbols and worldviews of indigenous African ... More


 Gendered Charisma: Charisma and Women in African Pentecostalism

Ogbu Kalu

in African Pentecostalism: An Introduction

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
May 2008
ISBN:
9780195340006
eISBN:
9780199867073
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195340006.003.0010
Subject:
Religion, World Religions

This chapter continues the discussion on Pentecostal missionary practice by focusing on another major question related to women: do Pentecostals adequately conceptualize and utilize the resources of ... More


 Reverse Flow: Pentecostalism and Immigrant African Christianity

Ogbu Kalu

in African Pentecostalism: An Introduction

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
May 2008
ISBN:
9780195340006
eISBN:
9780199867073
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195340006.003.0018
Subject:
Religion, World Religions

This chapter begins with a discussion of the impact of the religion of immigrants on the northern religious landscape. It then discusses the character of the African immigrant community and immigrant ... More


Midcentury Transitions

Joseph W. Williams

in Spirit Cure: A History of Pentecostal Healing

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780199765676
eISBN:
9780199315871
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199765676.003.0003
Subject:
Religion, Church History

This chapter highlights the dramatic changes at work in pentecostal healing by the mid-twentieth century. Due in large part to the growing prestige of orthodox medicine, as well as the improved ... More


The Spirit and the spirits: Global Pentecostal Christianities

Brian Stanley

in Christianity in the Twentieth Century: A World History

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9780691196848
eISBN:
9781400890316
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691196848.003.0014
Subject:
History, History of Religion

This chapter examines Pentecostal or charismatic Christianity, which constituted the most vibrant features of the Christian landscape in Latin America and Africa, as well as in many parts of Asia, ... More


“We Are Israelites but Not Jews”: Orientalism and Israelism in the Holiness-Pentecostal Movement

Dorman Jacob S.

in Chosen People: The Rise of American Black Israelite Religions

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780195301403
eISBN:
9780199979035
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195301403.003.0004
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

This chapter proposes three major revisions in the narratives that both practitioners and scholars have told about the origins of Black Jews and Judaism. First, rather than narratives of the ... More


Gender and Power

Allan Anderson, Michael Bergunder, André Droogers, and Cornelis van der Laan

in Studying Global Pentecostalism: Theories and Methods

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520266612
eISBN:
9780520947504
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520266612.003.0005
Subject:
Religion, Religious Studies

The goal of this chapter is to comment on the scholarship on gender in the Pentecostal movement and to provide some case contextualization from ethnographic field research with Pentecostals in ... More


Conclusion: Pentecostal Healing in the Late Twentieth and Early Twenty-First Centuries

Joseph W. Williams

in Spirit Cure: A History of Pentecostal Healing

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780199765676
eISBN:
9780199315871
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199765676.003.0007
Subject:
Religion, Church History

This chapter highlights the implications of pentecostals' and charismatics' adoption of healing practices closely tied to the metaphysical tradition in the United States over the course of the ... More


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


Introduction

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/9780814767832.003.0010
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

This introductory chapter begins with discussion of the emergence of the pentecostal movement. It then describes the Assemblies of God (AG), arguably the best-known of the Pentecostal denominations. ... More


Epilogue: Healing the Wounds of the Modern World

Joseph W. Williams

in Spirit Cure: A History of Pentecostal Healing

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780199765676
eISBN:
9780199315871
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199765676.003.0008
Subject:
Religion, Church History

The epilogue situates the changes in pentecostal and charismatic healing in the United States in the broader context of global pentecostalism. While the twentieth- and early-twenty-first-century ... More


Yesterday and Today: The Breadth of Arminianism

Thomas H. McCall and Keith D. Stanglin

in After Arminius: A Historical Introduction to Arminian Theology

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780190874193
eISBN:
9780190874230
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190874193.003.0006
Subject:
Religion, History of Christianity, Theology

In Chapter 6, we take brief notice of other anti-Calvinist (and distinctly Protestant) movements that emerged after the sixteenth century, including some groups that did not always self-designate as ... More


Introduction

Detlef Pollack and Gergely Rosta

in Religion and Modernity: An International Comparison

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
December 2017
ISBN:
9780198801665
eISBN:
9780191840302
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198801665.003.0015
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

Opponents of secularization theory often emphasize that what can be said about religion in Europe cannot be applied to other regions of the world. They regularly refer to non-European countries where ... More


Phoenix Prophet

Randall Balmer

in Mine Eyes Have Seen the Glory: A Journey into the Evangelical Subculture in America, 25th Anniversary edition

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
March 2015
ISBN:
9780199360468
eISBN:
9780190258252
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199360468.003.0005
Subject:
Religion, History of Christianity

This chapter presents the author's account of his visit to the Capstone Cathedral in Phoenix, Arizona. He describes the congregation, the worship and healing services, and Evangelist Neal Frisby and ... More


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