By Amos Yong,Estrelda Y. Alexander
In 2006, the modern American Pentecostal flow celebrated its one hundredth birthday. Over that point, its African American quarter has been markedly influential, not just vis-à-vis different branches of Pentecostalism but additionally during the Christian church. Black Christians were integrally considering each element of the Pentecostal circulation 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, 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 obtained the type of severe realization it deserves.
Afro-Pentecostalism brings jointly fourteen interdisciplinary students to ascertain various features of the stream, 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 designated theology. reinforced by means of editorial introductions to every part, the chapters contemplate the kingdom of the circulate, chart its trajectories, speak about pertinent concerns, and expect 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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Afro-Pentecostalism: Black Pentecostal and Charismatic Christianity in History and Culture (Religion, Race, and Ethnicity) by Amos Yong,Estrelda Y. Alexander