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By Amos Yong,Estrelda Y. Alexander

In 2006, the modern American Pentecostal flow celebrated its a centesimal birthday. Over that point, its African American area has been markedly influential, not just vis-à-vis different branches of Pentecostalism but additionally in the course of the Christian church. Black Christians were integrally fascinated by each element of the Pentecostal stream on account that its inception and feature made major contributions to its founding in addition to the evolution of Pentecostal/charismatic types of worship, preaching, song, engagement of social concerns, and theology. but regardless of its being one of many quickest turning out to be segments of the Black Church, Afro-Pentecostalism has now not obtained the type of severe awareness it deserves.

Afro-Pentecostalism brings jointly fourteen interdisciplinary students to envision varied points of the flow, together with its early background, problems with gender, family members with different black denominations, intersections with pop culture, and missionary actions, in addition to the movement’s particular theology. strengthened by way of editorial introductions to every part, the chapters ponder the country of the circulation, 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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