By Amos Yong,Estrelda Y. Alexander
In 2006, the modern American Pentecostal circulate celebrated its one hundredth birthday. Over that point, its African American area has been markedly influential, not just vis-à-vis different branches of Pentecostalism but in addition in the course of the Christian church. Black Christians were integrally fascinated with each point of the Pentecostal move given that its inception and feature made major contributions to its founding in addition to the evolution of Pentecostal/charismatic varieties of worship, preaching, track, engagement of social matters, and theology. but regardless of its being one of many quickest starting to be segments of the Black Church, Afro-Pentecostalism has no longer got the type of severe consciousness it deserves.
Afro-Pentecostalism brings jointly fourteen interdisciplinary students to envision various elements of the circulate, together with its early historical past, 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 stream, chart its trajectories, talk about pertinent matters, 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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