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2. The United States

2. The United States  

William K. Kay

in Pentecostalism: A Very Short Introduction

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Jan 2011
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Sep 2013
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9780191777677
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10.1093/actrade/9780199575152.003.0003
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‘The United States’ Pentecostalism to cross from coast to coast, create denominations, gather resources, organize itself, and propel its message and missionaries to many parts of the world. ... More
3. Across the world

3. Across the world  

William K. Kay

in Pentecostalism: A Very Short Introduction

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Jan 2011
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Sep 2013
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10.1093/actrade/9780199575152.003.0004
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‘Across the world’ shows how Pentecostalism expanded globally through missionary agencies and by the planting of self-sustaining congregations adapted to local culture. It was less welcome ... More
Introduction

Introduction  

Mark A. Noll

in Protestantism: A Very Short Introduction

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Aug 2011
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Sep 2013
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9780191777455
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10.1093/actrade/9780199560974.003.0001
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The Introduction emphasizes the diversity and strength of Protestantism today. Protestants live all over the world. Contemporary Protestant diversity is more than just geographical. Church ... More
Introduction

Introduction  

William K. Kay

in Pentecostalism: A Very Short Introduction

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Jan 2011
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Sep 2013
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What is Pentecostalism? How can it best be understood? It is best described as a series of renewal movements that stem from the early days of the church. Modern Pentecostalism dates from ... More
4. Glossolalia, healing, prosperity, and spiritual warfare

4. Glossolalia, healing, prosperity, and spiritual warfare  

William K. Kay

in Pentecostalism: A Very Short Introduction

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Jan 2011
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Sep 2013
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9780191777677
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10.1093/actrade/9780199575152.003.0005
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‘Glossolalia, healing, prosperity, and spiritual warfare’ illustrates how Pentecostalism's openness to religious experience has facilitated its malleability. The criterion of speaking with ... More
3. Looking BackUneasy Inheritances

3. Looking Back: Uneasy Inheritances  

Timothy Beal

in Religion in America: A Very Short Introduction

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Sep 2008
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Sep 2013
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9780199365593
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10.1093/actrade/9780195321074.003.0004
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‘Looking Back’ argues that the history of religion in America is no grand narrative of patriarchal heroes of religious freedom and tolerance. It is, rather, a past riddled with conflicts ... More
8. Studies and surveys

8. Studies and surveys  

William K. Kay

in Pentecostalism: A Very Short Introduction

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Jan 2011
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10.1093/actrade/9780199575152.003.0009
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‘Studies and surveys’ explains that much of the examination of Pentecostalism has been concerned with miracles, speaking in tongues, and prophetic utterances from a psychological point of ... More
1. Origins and characteristics

1. Origins and characteristics  

William K. Kay

in Pentecostalism: A Very Short Introduction

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Jan 2011
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9780191777677
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10.1093/actrade/9780199575152.003.0002
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‘Origins and characteristics’ describes the account of the first Day of Pentecost in the New Testament's Acts of the Apostles where the Holy Spirit visits a room and touches everyone within ... More
5. Churches and beliefs about the end of time

5. Churches and beliefs about the end of time  

William K. Kay

in Pentecostalism: A Very Short Introduction

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Jan 2011
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9780191777677
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10.1093/actrade/9780199575152.003.0006
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‘Churches and beliefs about the end of time’ shows how the earliest Pentecostals believed they were a short distance away from the dramatic events that would herald the return of Christ. ... More
7. Race, ecumenism, and politics

7. Race, ecumenism, and politics  

William K. Kay

in Pentecostalism: A Very Short Introduction

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Jan 2011
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‘Race, ecumenism, and politics’ considers how race, politics, and religious broadcasting have historically shaped the organizational principles of Pentecostalism. Where there is sufficient ... More
Methodism: A Very Short Introduction

Methodism: A Very Short Introduction  

William J. Abraham

Print Publication Year: 
Apr 2019
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Apr 2019
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9780191840715
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10.1093/actrade/9780198802310.001.0001
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9780198802310
Methodism: A Very Short Introduction traces Methodism from its origins in the work of John Wesley and the hymns of his brother, Charles Wesley, in the 18th century, right up to ... More
Pentecostalism: A Very Short Introduction

Pentecostalism: A Very Short Introduction  

William K. Kay

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Jan 2011
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Sep 2013
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9780191777677
DOI: 
10.1093/actrade/9780199575152.001.0001
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9780199575152
Pentecostalism: A Very Short Introduction outlines the origins and growth of Pentecostalism, looking at the theological aspects of the movement and also the sociological ... More
4. Flourishing, flailing, fragmenting

4. Flourishing, flailing, fragmenting  

Mark A. Noll

in Protestantism: A Very Short Introduction

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Aug 2011
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10.1093/actrade/9780199560974.003.0005
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At the start of the 19th century came a blow to the churches in Europe. The forces of the French Revolution viciously attacked Catholicism. Later, as Napoleon's armies conquered much of ... More
3. Reform and Religion

3. Reform and Religion  

Christopher Harvie and H. C. G. Matthew

in Nineteenth-Century Britain: A Very Short Introduction

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Aug 2000
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Sep 2013
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9780191776533
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10.1093/actrade/9780192853981.003.0003
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‘Reform and Religion’ contrasts the obstacles to political reform with the dynamism of Evangelical revival. The British government played little role in encouraging or discouraging ... More
The Book of Common Prayer: A Very Short Introduction

The Book of Common Prayer: A Very Short Introduction  

Brian Cummings

Print Publication Year: 
Aug 2018
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Aug 2018
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9780191842160
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10.1093/actrade/9780198803928.001.0001
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9780198803928
The Book of Common Prayer is one of the most influential books in history. For nearly six centuries, it has formed the order of worship for established Christianity in England, and is now ... More
5. Empire and prayer book

5. Empire and prayer book  

Brian Cummings

in The Book of Common Prayer: A Very Short Introduction

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Aug 2018
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Aug 2018
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9780191842160
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10.1093/actrade/9780198803928.003.0006
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The words ‘to propagate the worship of God in the English tongue’ became the motto of the British Empire in the 19th century. Their first appearance, however, came in a proclamation ... More
6. Modernity and the Book of Common Prayer

6. Modernity and the Book of Common Prayer  

Brian Cummings

in The Book of Common Prayer: A Very Short Introduction

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Aug 2018
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Aug 2018
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9780191842160
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10.1093/actrade/9780198803928.003.0007
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9780198803928
‘Modernity and the Book of Common Prayer’ describes the revisions and changes to the Book of Common Prayer from the 17th century onwards. It outlines the plans to revise the book by the ... More
Religion in America: A Very Short Introduction

Religion in America: A Very Short Introduction  

Timothy Beal

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Sep 2008
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Sep 2013
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9780199365593
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10.1093/actrade/9780195321074.001.0001
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Religion in America: A Very Short Introduction offers an overview of the history of religion in America, from Native American traditions to the present day. Religion in ... More
1. Local LandscapesExploring the Neighborhood

1. Local Landscapes: Exploring the Neighborhood  

Timothy Beal

in Religion in America: A Very Short Introduction

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Sep 2008
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Sep 2013
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9780199365593
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10.1093/actrade/9780195321074.003.0002
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9780195321074
‘Local Landscapes’ contends that religion lives and thrives in particular places, cultures, and people and questions whether there is even such a thing as religion in general. Nevertheless, ... More
IntroductionOne Sunday Morning

Introduction: One Sunday Morning  

Timothy Beal

in Religion in America: A Very Short Introduction

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Sep 2008
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Sep 2013
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9780199365593
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10.1093/actrade/9780195321074.003.0001
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9780195321074
As I begin writing this introduction to a very short introduction to religion in America, it’s Sunday morning and I’m sitting in a fine example of a very American institution, the breakfast ... More

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