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Pentecostalism: A Very Short Introduction

William K. Kay

January 2011

ISBN: 9780199575152

160 pages
Paperback
174x111mm

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Very Short Introductions

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Despite secular trends in many western countries, religion continues to be a powerful force globally. The Pentecostal movement began early in the 20th century and there are now almost 450 million supporters around the world. Despite this, it is riddled with prejudice and misinformation. William K. Kay reveals the truth about Pentecostalism.

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Despite secular trends in many western countries, religion continues to be a powerful force globally. The Pentecostal movement began early in the 20th century and there are now almost 450 million supporters around the world. Despite this, it is riddled with prejudice and misinformation. William K. Kay reveals the truth about Pentecostalism.

  • Comprehensive introduction examining both the historical and global nature of Pentecostalism
  • Well balanced coverage looking at historical, sociological, and political aspects
  • Outlines theological view point - looks at the main beliefs of Pentecostals
  • Considers the future for Pentecostals and Christians in general

About the Author(s)

William K. Kay, Professor of Theology, Glyndwr University, Wales

Table of Contents

    History
    1:Origins and characteristics
    2:The United States
    3:Regional survey
    Theology
    5:Glossolalia, healing, wealth and spiritual warfare
    Sociology
    6:Cells and megachurches
    7:Black and white, Ecumenism and politics
    Conclusion
    8:Pentecostalism for the 21st century
    Glossary
    Bibliography
    Index

Reviews

"A worthy addition to the series" - Methodist Recorder