Download e-book for iPad: Afro-Pentecostalism: Black Pentecostal and Charismatic by Amos Yong,Estrelda Y. Alexander

By Amos Yong,Estrelda Y. Alexander

In 2006, the modern American Pentecostal stream celebrated its a centesimal birthday. Over that point, its African American region has been markedly influential, not just vis-à-vis different branches of Pentecostalism but additionally through the Christian church. Black Christians were integrally all in favour of each element of the Pentecostal move for the reason that its inception and feature made major contributions to its founding in addition to the evolution of Pentecostal/charismatic forms of worship, preaching, tune, engagement of social concerns, and theology. but regardless of its being one of many quickest starting to be segments of the Black Church, Afro-Pentecostalism has now not obtained the type of severe recognition it deserves.

Afro-Pentecostalism brings jointly fourteen interdisciplinary students to envision diversified aspects of the move, together with its early heritage, problems with gender, relatives with different black denominations, intersections with pop culture, and missionary actions, in addition to the movement’s particular theology. reinforced by means of editorial introductions to every part, the chapters think of the kingdom of the move, chart its trajectories, speak about pertinent concerns, and count on destiny developments.

Contributors: Estrelda Y. Alexander, Valerie C. Cooper, David D. Daniels III, Louis B. Gallien, Jr., Clarence E. Hardy III, Dale T. Irvin, Ogbu U. Kalu, Leonard Lovett, Cecil M. Robeck, Jr., Cheryl J. Sanders, Craig Scandrett-Leatherman, William C. Turner, Jr., Frederick L. Ware, and Amos Yong

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