The Century of the Holy Spirit: 100 Years of Pentecostal and Charismatic Renewal, 1901-2001

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Vinson Synan
Thomas Nelson Publishers, 2001 - Religion - 492 pages
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A definitive history of the Pentecostal and Charismatic movement and an intriguing reference for persons outside the movement, The Century of the Holy Spirit details the miraculous story of Pentecostal/Charismatic growth--in the U.S. and around the world. This book features five chapters by the premier Pentecostal historian, Vinson Synan, with additional contributions by leading Pentecostal/Charismatic authorities--David Barrett, David Daniels, David Edwin Harrell Jr., Peter Hocken, Sue Hyatt, Gary McGee, and Ted Olsen.

Features include:

  • Explains and analyzes the role of all major streams, including women, African-Americans, and Hispanics
  • Thoroughly illustrated with photographs, charts, figures, maps, and vignettes
  • 4-color fold-out timeline/genealogy tree
  • 16 full-color pages, plus black-and-white photos throughout
  • Includes bibliographies and indexes

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User Review  - babyflake0074 -

Thank you I found it very informative and interesting it helped me in my further study of the origin of the Holy Spirit . It also helped me to get to know the beginning of where the Holy Spirit originated and to follow it through out the years untill now thanks again Babyflake0074 Read full review

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User Review  - M Connolly -

I liked this book. The writing is scholarly and readable. The Contributors come for Charismatic/Pentecostal backgrounds and from non C/P and so there is a nice mix. However some of the claims - as to ... Read full review


Pentecostal Roots
The Pentecostal Movement
The Global Expansion

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Dr. Vinson Synan has been Dean of the School of Divinity at Regent University since 1994. Before that he served as a pastor and the General Secretary of the Pentecostal Holiness denomination. Dr. Synan has produced 15 works as the premier historian of the Pentecostal/Charismatic movement.

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