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African Pentacostalism

An Introduction

by Ogbu Kalu

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Published by Oxford University Press, USA .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Pentecostal Churches,
  • History,
  • Religion - Church History,
  • History: World,
  • Africa,
  • Christianity - Denominations,
  • Christianity - Pentecostal & Charismatic,
  • Religion / Christianity / Denominations,
  • Africa - General

  • The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    Number of Pages384
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL10135386M
    ISBN 100195340000
    ISBN 109780195340006


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African Pentacostalism by Ogbu Kalu Download PDF EPUB FB2

Throughout the book, he demonstrates that African Pentecostalism is distinctly African in character, not imported from the West. With an even-handed approach, Kalu presents the religion's many functions in Cited by:   African Pentecostalism is one of the most vibrant expressions of Pentecostalism in the world today.

There are over million Pentecostals in Africa, and the movement continues to grow. So significant is the Pentecostalization of global African Christianity, 5/5(1). The only book to offer a comprehensive look at African Pentecostalism, this study touches upon the movement's identity, the role of missionaries, media and popular culture, women, ethics, Islam, and immigration.

The resulting work will prove invaluable to anyone interested in Christianity outside the : $ ISBN: OCLC Number: Description: xviii, pages: illustrations, maps ; 24 cm. Contents: Part 1. Origins and spirituality of Nigerian Pentecostalism --Sources of Nigerian Pentecostalism --The spell of the invisible --Excremental visions in postcolonial Pentecostalism --Desire and disgust: ways of being for God --The Pentecostal self: African Pentacostalism book body to.

Pentecostalism in Africa Introduction to the Dilemma of Foreign Missions in Africa The history of post-colonial African Christianity is the history of a people searching for their lost identity. “African’s have lost their own story and absorbed another people’s story.

An enduring theme in African history is how to exorcise the humiliations from contacts. Historically Pentecostalism grew out of African-American churches which retained many stylistic elements that still resonate with the developing world (and with the contemporary West too).

Book Description: Inthe contemporary American Pentecostal movement celebrated its th birthday. Over that time, its African American sector has been markedly influential, not only vis-a-vis other branches of Pentecostalism but also throughout the Christian church. Bridging African Pentacostalism book categories of consumption through indeterminacy: A consumer culture perspective on the rise of African Pentecostal-Charismatic Christianity.

Journal of Consumer Culture, Vol. 19, Issue. 1, Cited by: This book presents a multidisciplinary study of how Nigerian pentecostals conceive of and engage with a spirit-filled world. It seeks to discern the spirituality of the charismatic religious movement in Nigeria in relation to issues of politics, national sovereignty, economic development, culture, racial identity, gender, social ethics, and epistemology.

Afro-Pentecostalism brings together fourteen interdisciplinary scholars to examine different facets of the movement, including its early history, issues of gender, relations with other black denominations, intersections with popular culture, and missionary activities, as well as the movement’s distinctive theology.

Bolstered by editorial Cited by: 7. Pentecostalism or Classical Pentecostalism is a Protestant Christian movement that emphasises direct personal experience of God through baptism with the Holy term Pentecostal is derived from Pentecost, the Greek name for the Jewish Feast of Christians, this event commemorates the descent of the Holy Spirit upon the followers of Jesus Christ, as described in the second.

Bringing together prominent Africanist scholars from a wide range of disciplines, this book offers a comprehensive and multifaceted treatment of the ways in which Pentecostal-Charismatic movements have shaped the orientations of African Christianity and extended their influence into other spheres of post-colonial societies such as politics.

A 'read' is counted each time someone views a publication summary (such as the title, abstract, and list of authors), clicks on a figure, or views or downloads the : Martin Lindhardt.

The Pentecostal name comes from an event in the Book of Acts. The church name comes from the Book of Acts and the African Pentacostalism book of Pentecost, where early Christians received the gifts of the Holy Spirit, such as prophecy and healing.

Acts 2 says, “When the day of Pentecost came, they were all together in one place. Suddenly a sound like the blowing of a violent wind came from heaven and filled. Pentecostalism, charismatic religious movement that gave rise to a number of Protestant churches in the United States in the 20th century and that is unique in its belief that all Christians should seek a postconversion religious experience called baptism with the Holy ing the Holy Spirit’s descent upon the first Christians in Jerusalem on the day of Pentecost, or Shabuoth (Acts.

Pentecostalism's Neglected Black History 01/23/ pm ET Updated In her groundbreaking new book, Black Fire, theologian Estrelda Y. Alexander shines a light on the African American roots of Pentecostalism. African Studies Quarterly. This book considers the rise of born-again Christianity in Africa through a study of one of the most dynamic Pentecostal movements.

David Maxwell traces the transformation of the prophet Ezekiel Guti and his prayer band from small beginnings in the townships of the s into the present-day transnational business. The Origins of Pentecostalism and its Global Spread forthcoming book provisionally titled The Spreading Fire.

See also my ‘Revising Pentecostal History in Global Perspective’, African American, Caribbean and Latino/a Pentecostal Size: KB. The Book of Acts () continues, "All of them were filled with the Holy Spirit and began to speak in other tongues as the Spirit enabled them." The Book of Acts, along with Paul's commentary and instructions regarding the other nine gifts of the Holy Spirit, form the central tenets of Pentecostalism.

It is impossible to consider the modern history or contemporary state of Christianity without accounting for the sudden rise, the explosive spread, and the worldwide impact of Pentecostalism. To that end, I’ve been reading several books on the subject, focused especially on the Azusa Street Revival, which most historians consider the setting in which Pentecostalism began.

The Bible book of Acts confirms the Church Growth principle of numerical increment of the Church in Acts by daily addition of converts by the Lord. The Afro-Caribbean Pentecostal Churches in a typical interactive Sunday service will formally welcome new comers into the Church and also initiate a follow up and visitation process.

African continent. For instance, in the country of Central African Republic one out of every four cases in the courts of Bangui, the capital city, and between % of all the cases in the rural courts were concerning witch - craft accusations, resulting in 70% of prisoners in the central prison being there as a result of this (Gifford ).Author: Kelvin Okey Onongha.

Pentecostalism's founders, specifically William J. Seymour and Charles F. Parham, contributed theological innovations to the movement. Parham taught initial evidence doctrine, and. The period from the nineteenth century to the present has been characterised by establishment and growth of the African strand of development of Christianity.

This phenomenon has given birth to indigenous Churches and prayer groups in Africa. These groups have not only taken root but they have proliferated and shown phenomenal growth particularly in Sub-Saharan Africa.

The Rise of Pentecostalism: Christian History Interview - Pentecostalism's Global Language It's not tongues but a different way of being a Christian. Walter J. Hollenweger. In many ways, he was a s Pentecostalist several generations before such a thing existed.

Back. Pre-Pentecostalist History: Johann Blumhardt began praying on a dying girl, placed his hands on her, and she was healed. He also conducted exorcisms.

These created a sensation which drew people from all over Western Europe. Pentecostalism, worldwide 20th–21st-century Christian movement that emphasizes the experience of Spirit baptism, generally evidenced by speaking in tongues (glossolalia).The name derives from Pentecost, the Greek name for the Jewish Feast of Weeks, which falls on the fiftieth day after this day the Holy Spirit descended upon the first Christians enabling them to "speak in.

Cashwell spreads Pentecostalism in the South John G. Lake begins South African Apostolic Faith Mission Church of God (Cleveland, Tenn.) accepts Pentecostalism under A. The Atlas of Pentecostalism is a unique and dynamic online database, mapping an expanding global religion as it evolves.

The project uses global crowd-sourcing and big data to provide an independent perspective on Pentecostalism and offers various narrative pathways through the materials. African Pentecostalism in the Reformed Church in Zambia. A brief historical background to African Pentecostalism.

What happened at the Azusa Street Revival in among a small circle of Christians, led by an African American Pastor, William Joseph Seymour, caused Seymour to become a national phenomenon, and thereafter, a global phenomenon. About this book Introduction This open access book presents fresh ethnographic work from the regions of Africa and Melanesia—where the popularity of charismatic Christianity can be linked to a revival and transformation of witchcraft.

Pentecostalism in Ghana: An African Reformation By Jones Darkwa Amanor, Th.D. Academic Dean, International Theological Seminary, Accra, Ghana Introduction The earliest contact between Ghana and Christian Missionaries was the late 15th century when Roman Catholic missionaries accompanied the earliest Portuguese traders to the Gold Size: KB.

While the AICs have distinct characteristics which mark them out from the Main-line churches, yet it is necessary to point out that the former are immensely diverse.

Some wear white garments while a few do not. Also, not all of them carry spiritual rods or staff, not all of them burn candles or incense. However, they have some basic characteristics which they all share.

The Phenomenal Growth of Pentecostalism in the Contemporary Nigerian Society: A Challenge to Mainline Churches. While the contributions in this book focus on the African continent, the notion. movement to do justice to in one issue, let alone one book.

So in this issue, we narrow our focus to early, white (mostly), American Pentecostalism. Though this variety is a minority in worldwide Pentecostalism, it is the type of Pentecostalism we suspect you, our readers, have some acquaintanceFile Size: KB.

Define pentecostalism. pentecostalism synonyms, pentecostalism pronunciation, pentecostalism translation, English dictionary definition of pentecostalism. adj. Black Fire: One Hundred Years of African American Pentecostalism. The author divides the book into three main sections. Religion Crossing Boundaries is a 12 chapter edited volume addressing religious transnational practices within continental Africa and its Diaspora during the last year post-independence period of migration.

In the introduction, editors James V. Spickard and Afe Adogame situate the complex and dynamic relationship of contemporary transnational movement and religious Author: Alexandra Gelbard. BLACK PENTECOSTALISM IN THE UNITED STATES According to some specialists, by the year the Christians of Latin America and Africa may outnumber those of the other three continents.

Pentecostalism or Classical Pentecostalism is a renewal movement within Protestant Christianity that places special emphasis on a direct personal experience of God through the baptism with the Holy Spirit. The term Pentecostal is derived from Pentecost, the Greek name for the Jewish Feast of Weeks.

For Christians, this event commemorates the descent of the Holy Spirit upon the followers of. Pentecostalism is arguably the most important mass religious movement of the twentieththis movement is the second largest sub-group of global Christianity. It has over 30 million American adherents and a worldwide following of million.

1 Pentecostalism’s inauspicious beginnings at the turn of the century make the movement’s growth all the more surprising. The independent African churches have not fared as well with general acceptance and tend to form another stream of Pentecostalism.

At least one Pentecostal scholar has referred to "Pentecostals in the African diaspora" in Europe, America and the Carribean as having a different pneumatology than that of white Christianity.the specificities of African Pentecostalism of utmost importance for the non-Af-rican Pentecostal reader.

The first chapter of the book, Clothed with Power: Spirit-Inspired Renewal and Christianity in Africa, establishes perhaps the most important contribution of African Pentecostalism particularly to the current European context.

Asamo.Spellbound: Women and Witchcraft in America is a collection of twelve articles that revisit crucial events in the history of witchcraft and spiritual feminism in this country. Beginning with the "witches" of colonial America, Spellbound extends its focus through the nineteenth century to explore women's involvement with alternative spiritualities, and culminates with examinations of the.