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By Paul Schmidgall

in lots of methods, the tale of the Pentecostal circulation in Europe reads just like the biblical ebook of Acts. simply because the early disciples have been led via the Holy Spirit to hold the message of the Gospel from Jerusalem to the ends of the earth, so additionally the 20th-century Pentecostals have been pressured via the Spirit to depart their homelands and proportion the total Gospel with all of Europe.

After his advent to the early starting and growth of the Pentecostal circulation, Paul Schmidgall tells the tale of Pentecostalism in Europe. relocating country-by-country via Europe, he describes the theological soil from which the roots of Pentecost emerged; he recounts the lives and ministries of Pentecostal founders and leaders; and he unfolds the social, political, and theological developments that prompted Pentecostalism’s improvement. Schmidgall’s narrative finds a number of theological emphases and ecclesiastical commitments that persist in Pentecostalism all through Europe. the tale concludes with Schmidgall’s imaginative and prescient of the way forward for Pentecostalism in Europe, within which he affirms the worth of Pentecostal theology and perform for postmodern humanity.

Extensive bibliographies and updated facts upload to the price of this paintings as an advent to Pentecostalism in Europe.

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