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By Amos Yong,Estrelda Y. Alexander

In 2006, the modern American Pentecostal stream celebrated its one hundredth birthday. Over that point, its African American region has been markedly influential, not just vis-à-vis different branches of Pentecostalism but additionally during the Christian church. Black Christians were integrally interested in each point of the Pentecostal circulation due to the fact that its inception and feature made major contributions to its founding in addition to the evolution of Pentecostal/charismatic kinds of worship, preaching, song, engagement of social matters, and theology. but regardless of its being one of many quickest growing to be segments of the Black Church, Afro-Pentecostalism has now not got the type of severe consciousness it deserves.

Afro-Pentecostalism brings jointly fourteen interdisciplinary students to envision assorted aspects of the stream, together with its early background, problems with gender, relatives with different black denominations, intersections with pop culture, and missionary actions, in addition to the movement’s precise theology. strengthened by means of editorial introductions to every part, the chapters examine the country of the circulation, chart its trajectories, talk about pertinent matters, 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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