Subscribe via RSS Feed

Category: Church History

Christians and Muslims: Confronting fourteen centuries of ambition, sorrow, and bad faith

Christians and Muslims: Confronting fourteen centuries of ambition, sorrow, and bad faith

Christian History 74 (Vol XXI No 2). “Christians & Muslims: Confronting fourteen centuries of ambition, sorrow, and bad faith.” Perhaps no other Christian magazine is as poised to offer as complete a picture of the historical conflict between Islam and Christianity as Christian History. In a few brief and readable articles this issue summarizes the […]

Pin It
Elmer Towns and Douglas Porter: The Ten Greatest Revivals Ever

Elmer Towns and Douglas Porter: The Ten Greatest Revivals Ever

  Elmer Towns and Douglas Porter, The Ten Greatest Revivals Ever: From Pentecost to the Present (Destiny Image Publishers, 2000), 231 pages. I like history and I like revival history most of all. For this reason, I found this book enjoyable. It is an easy-to-read presentation of ten revivals that the authors selected as the […]

Pin It
Grant Wacker: Heaven Below

Grant Wacker: Heaven Below

  Grant Wacker, Heaven Below: Early Pentecostals and American Culture (Cambridge, Massachusetts: Harvard University Press, 2001), 377 pages. Readers of this journal tend to be inhabitants of the Pentecostal/charismatic movement, and are thus to some degree familiar with the theological terrain of the early Pentecostal movement. Pentecostals have not been, at least in the past, […]

Pin It
Carismatismo en Cuba, reviewed by Francisco Arriola

Carismatismo en Cuba, reviewed by Francisco Arriola

  Reinerio Arce, Manuel Quintero and Elizabeth Carrillo, eds., Carismatismo en Cuba (Quito, Ecuador: CLAI, 1997). This book is made up eight essays written by Cuban clergy and university faculty, which provide a panoramic view of the Pentecostal/charismatic movement inside Cuba. Six of the essays provide us with the understanding that in spite of forty […]

Pin It
Vinson Synan: The Century of the Holy Spirit

Vinson Synan: The Century of the Holy Spirit

  Vinson Synan, The Century of the Holy Spirit: 100 Years Of Pentecostal And Charismatic Renewal, 1901-2001 (Thomas Nelson Publishers, 2001), 484 pages. Vinson Synan has lived many of the 100 years he chronicles in his latest book which was published to be ready for the World Pentecostal Conference in Los Angeles in May 2000. […]

Pin It
Edward Irving: Preacher, Prophet and Charismatic Theologian

Edward Irving: Preacher, Prophet and Charismatic Theologian

Introduction The restoration of the power of the Holy Spirit has come to fruition in the 21st century. The charismatic renewal has touched nearly every segment of the Church around the world. It is exciting to be part of a spiritual movement that has affected literally hundreds of millions of people. Yet this restoration of […]

Pin It
The Angelus Temple 2002 Rebirth

The Angelus Temple 2002 Rebirth

  The 1924 annual report for Angelus Temple in Los Angeles listed 12,000 saved, 3,000 baptized in water, 3,000 new members, 3,600 healings and thousands filled with the Holy Spirit. The Temple’s early years were filled with revival, and people were touched over and over as miracles took place day after day. This revival led […]

Pin It
Peter Hocken: The Glory and the Shame

Peter Hocken: The Glory and the Shame

  Peter Hocken, The Glory and the Shame: Reflections on the 20th-Century Outpouring of the Holy Spirit (Gildford, UK: Eagle, 1994). The Glory and the Shame is perhaps the most outstanding piece of Christian historical interpretation produced in recent decades. It covers the major outpourings of the Holy Spirit in the recent century, from Azusa […]

Pin It
Report of the 19th Pentecostal World Conference

Report of the 19th Pentecostal World Conference

  19th Pentecostal World Conference: Los Angeles, CA., May 29-31, 2001. I went to my first Pentecostal World Conference in 1967. It was held in Rio de Janeiro, and the local churches in Brazil put a great deal of work into making that conference an occasion to long remember. I continued to attend PWC’s after […]

Pin It
The Origins of the Pentecostal Movement

The Origins of the Pentecostal Movement

    Introduction The Pentecostal movement is by far the largest and most important religious movement to originate in the United States. Beginning in 1901 with only a handful of students in a Bible School in Topeka, Kansas, the number of Pentecostals increased steadily throughout the world during the Twentieth Century until by 1993 they […]

Pin It
Touched by the Wind: The Charismatic Movement in the Episcopal Church

Touched by the Wind: The Charismatic Movement in the Episcopal Church

By D. William Faupel As appearing the Summer 2000 issue of The Pneuma Review My mother met me at the door, her face bursting with excitement. “You will never guess what has happened,” she exclaimed. Before I could respond, she continued, “Pentecost has come to the Episcopalians!” The year was 1961. I was a senior […]

Pin It
Worldwide Growth of Pentecostals and Charismatics

Worldwide Growth of Pentecostals and Charismatics

  While mainline denominations continue to decline, unable to even keep their children in the faith, the Pentecostal/charismatic movement continues to grow tremendously.

Pin It
Nick Needham: 2000 Years of Christ's Power

Nick Needham: 2000 Years of Christ’s Power

  N. R. Needham, 2000 Years of Christ’s Power, Part I: The Age of the Early Church Fathers (London: Grace Publications, 1998), 400 pages. When I originally saw the title and the brief description of 2000 Years of Christ’s Power in a publisher’s catalog, I thought that I had found another historical study of the […]

Pin It
Vinson Synan: Pentecostal Trends of the 90's

Vinson Synan: Pentecostal Trends of the 90’s

Vinson Synan, “Pentecostal Trends of the 90’s” Ministries Today (May/June 1999, Vol. 17, No. 3), pages 60-64, 77. Leading church historian and theologian Vinson Synan gives an overview of the trends and directions the Pentecostal/charismatic movement have taken is the final decade of the Second Millennium. Professor Synan begins with a broad view of some […]

Pin It
Page 16 of 17« First...10...1314151617
  • Connect with PneumaReview.com

    Subscribe via Twitter 1371 Followers   Subscribe via Facebook Fans
  • Recent Comments

  • Featured Authors

    Amos Yong is Professor of Theology & Mission and director of the Center for Missiological Research at Fuller Theological Seminary, Pasadena. His graduate education includes degree...

    Jelle Creemers: Theological Dialogue with Classical Pentecostals

    Craig S. Keener, Ph.D. (Duke University), is F. M. and Ada Thompson Professor of Biblical Studies at Asbury Theological Seminary in Wilmore, Kentucky. He is author of many books<...

    Listening for God’s Voice and Heart in Scripture: A conversation with Craig S. Keener

    James F. Linzey is the chief editor of the Modern English Version Bible translation. His graduate education is a degree in religious studies from Fuller Theological Seminary....

    Peace Through Christ: A Christmas Truce

    William L. De Arteaga, Ph.D., is known internationally as a Christian historian and expert on revivals and the rebirth and renewal of the Christian healing movement. His major w...

    Mike Mariani: American Exorcism