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Pentecostalism in the World Context

Pentecostalism did not exist in 1906. Today, however, it is the second largest communion of Christians in the world, yet it is largely ignored by the majority of religious scholars. Nevertheless, Pentecostalism is reshaping Christianity. This article explores Pentecostalism as a Third World Christian worldview found mostly among the poor that reverts to a non-European epistemology. It is relational, experiential and anti-creedal in nature, and anticipates constant miracles, mystery, healing, prophecy and divine serendipity. Read more in The Spirit Bade Me Go: Pentecostalism and Global Religion by Margaret M. Poloma, Department of Sociology, The University of Akron.

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Presbyterian Seminary is pleased to share W. Sibley Towner's Prayers that Sing & Stir the Heart

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