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Fire From Heaven: an interview with Harvey Cox

Fire From Heaven: an interview with Harvey Cox

John Lathrop interviewed Harvey Cox at Harvard Divinity School in Cambridge, Massachusetts in 1996 about his book, Fire From Heaven.   What prompted you to write a book about the Pentecostal Movement? Two things prompted me. One was my discovery which came through my great interest in urban ministry. This discovery was that although the […]

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Tongues: The Controversial Gift

Tongues: The Controversial Gift

A brief look at the controversial gift of speaking in tongues as the Spirit gives utterance, by Pastor John Lathrop. The twentieth century has witnessed the rapid growth of two remarkable religious movements, the Pentecostal Movement and the Charismatic Movement. The Pentecostal Movement, which appeared first, attracted widespread attention in the early 1900’s. This was […]

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The Quest for the Primitive Church

The Quest for the Primitive Church

As a historian of the persecution that Bulgarian Pentecostals endured under Soviet control, Dr. Dony Donev has much to say about becoming an earnest, Bible-believing community of believers.   The meaning of life is hidden behind the answers of the existential questions: Who am I? Why am I here? What follows next? The narrow road […]

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SPS at SBL 2017

SPS at SBL 2017

Rick Wadholm Jr. gives a short review of the 2017 sessions of the Society for Pentecostal Studies during the annual meeting of the Society of Biblical Literature.   I was privileged to attend three of the Society for Pentecostal Studies sessions during the annual meeting of the Society of Biblical Literature in Boston, Massachusetts on […]

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Participating with God

Participating with God

Participating with God: Considerations from the Orthodox East for the Theological Task of the West Introduction In the opening pages of his three-volume Renewal Theology, J. Rodman Williams makes an observation which merits our attention. Theology as a task of the Christian church, he explains, is an essentially participative activity: “theology cannot be an exercise […]

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Pneuma Review Summer 2015

Pneuma Review Summer 2015

The exclusively digital edition of The Pneuma Review, Summer 2015 (18:3). Some of what you will find in this issue: An interview with Harvey Cox Ancient Jewish Cessationists Scholar Jon Ruthven shares some “hasty, preliminary notes” as he works through “What is Salvation?” The Bible’s Undertaker: Cessationism in Contrast to a Living, Miraculous Christianity The […]

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Pentecost and Harvard

Pentecost and Harvard

Pentecost and Harvard. Sounds odd, doesn’t it? If we allow stereotypes to prevail, the two seem to be in direct contradiction to each other. Harvard has a reputation of being a very wealthy school with high academic standards. Pentecostals, on the other hand, at least in the past, were viewed largely as uneducated and from […]

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The Emergence of Italian Pentecostalism: Affectivity and Aesthetic Worship Practices

The Emergence of Italian Pentecostalism: Affectivity and Aesthetic Worship Practices

Editor’s Note: This academic paper by Paul Palma was first presented at the 2013 meeting of the Center for Renewal Studies. Less technical readers may want to start with the more accessible conclusion.   Introduction The early Pentecostal movement expanded among those seeking a more dynamic and vital religious experience. For some this entailed transition […]

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Del Tarr: The Foolishness of God

Del Tarr: The Foolishness of God

  Del Tarr, The Foolishness of God: A Linguist Looks at the Mystery of Tongues (Springfield, MO: The Access Group, 2010), xvii +447 pages, ISBN 9780984447008. Del Tarr, Professor Emeritus and past President of the Assemblies of God Theological Seminary, who holds a PhD in Communications from the University of Minnesota, applies scientific linguistic and […]

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The Globalization of Pentecostalism: A Review Article, by Paul Elbert

The Globalization of Pentecostalism: A Review Article, by Paul Elbert

  Murray W. Dempster, Byron D. Klaus, and Douglas Peterson (eds.), The Globalization of Pentecostalism: A Religion Made to Travel (Irvine, CA: Regnum International, 1999), ISBN 9781870345293. This guest review essay originally appeared in Trinity Journal and is reprinted here by permission of the author. This work[1] is the result of a conference in Costa […]

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Alexander Severus (208 – 235CE) was the 26th Emperor of the Roman Empire, reigning from 222 – 235 CE. He was the last of the Severan Dynasty and his assassination in 235 led to the Imperial Crisis of the Third Century, a period of nearly fifty years of invasions, civil wars and economic collapse. Image by way of Wikimedia Commons.

The Ghost Of Alexander Severus: Third Century Religious Pluralism as a Foretaste of Postmodernity, by Woodrow E. Walton

Has Christianity ever found itself in a world full of competing religions and cultures? What can we learn from how those followers of Jesus acted in their times? Should we hope for the same kinds of outcomes? We are presently concerned with the relationship of our faith to the other religions of the world, especially […]

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What Kind of Spirit Are We Really Of? A Pentecostal Approach to Interfaith Forgiveness and Interreligious Reconciliation

What Kind of Spirit Are We Really Of? A Pentecostal Approach to Interfaith Forgiveness and Interreligious Reconciliation

  Becoming agents of reconciliation that glorify Jesus, not compromise His Gospel.   Introduction An especially fruitful interfaith dialogue I was recently privileged to participate in released a cooperative statement containing several descriptive suggestions about the nature of religion and the religions. Among other things, it admitted that “religion has often been used, rather misused, […]

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Becoming All Things, Spoiling the Egyptians, and Occupying Culture till Christ Comes

Becoming All Things, Spoiling the Egyptians, and Occupying Culture till Christ Comes

Reflections on the Recent Postmodernism Conversation: Pastor Tony Richie wraps up our discussion on how the church should respond to postmodernism.     Introduction and Overview The editorial staff of Pneuma Review (PR) is to be commended for its facilitation of this conversation about “Postmodernism, the Church and the Future” through a series of interactive […]

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The New Faces of Christianity: Reading the Bible in the Global South

The New Faces of Christianity: Reading the Bible in the Global South

Philip Jenkins, The New Faces of Christianity: Reading the Bible in the Global South (Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2006). x + 252 pages, ISBN 0195300653. Philip Jenkins, God’s Continent: Christianity, Islam, and Europe’s Religious Crisis (Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2007). ix + 340 pages, ISBN 0195313956. The two books under review are part of what […]

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