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Roger Olson: The Mosaic of Christian Belief

Roger Olson: The Mosaic of Christian Belief

Roger E. Olson, The Mosaic of Christian Belief: Twenty Centuries of Unity and Diversity, Second Edition (Downers Grove, IL: IVP Academic, 2016), 396 pages. Roger Olson was raised Pentecostal and now writes as an evangelical within the Baptist tradition. Although Baptist, he is neither a fundamentalist nor a Calvinist. Rather, he is one of the […]

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Pioneer Women of Pentecostal Revivals

Pioneer Women of Pentecostal Revivals

Leah Payne speaks with PneumaReview.com about her book, Gender and Pentecostal Revivalism.   PneumaReview.com: For your book, Gender and Pentecostal Revivalism, why did you concentrate on the ministry of two revivalists? Leah Payne: I wanted to explore how gender (as well as race and class) shaped Pentecostal Revivalism over time, so I chose revivalists who […]

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The Charismatic Renewal

The Charismatic Renewal

  Historian William De Arteaga introduces us to the beginning and early years of the Charismatic Movement, when Pentecostalism and the gifts of the Spirit publicly and dramatically entered into the mainline churches.   Previous articles in this series covered the origins of Pentecostalism, and the Full Gospel Business Men’s Fellowship International. Both groups played […]

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Mark Noll: Turning Points

Mark Noll: Turning Points

Mark A. Noll, Turning Points: Decisive Moments in the History of Christianity, 3rd Edition (Grand Rapids: Baker, 2012), 356 pages. Mark Noll is professor of history at the University of Notre Dame. He has taken up the challenge of constructing a “Church history” textbook for undergraduate college students in order to compress the most vital […]

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Gary Wilkerson: David Wilkerson: The Cross, the Switchblade, and the Man Who Believed

Gary Wilkerson: David Wilkerson: The Cross, the Switchblade, and the Man Who Believed

Gary Wilkerson, with R.S.B. Sawyer, David Wilkerson: The Cross, the Switchblade, and the Man Who Believed (Grand Rapids: Zondervan, 2014), ISBN 9780310326274 David Wilkerson: The Cross, the Switchblade, and the Man Who Believed is an honest and candor assessment written by the son of David Wilkerson (founder of Teen Challenge and personality behind the famed story […]

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The End of the Seige of Calais

The End of the Seige of Calais

The following account is derived from Book 1 of Jean Froissart’s Chronicles, a history of the first half of the Hundred-Years War in Western Europe. This account was first written circa 1370. In the late 1800’s Famed French artist Auguste Rodin depicted the six Burghers of Calais in a noted sculpture. In 1346 the King […]

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Leland Ryken: J. I. Packer: An Evangelical Life

Leland Ryken: J. I. Packer: An Evangelical Life

Leland Ryken, J. I. Packer: An Evangelical Life (Wheaton: Crossway, 2015), 432 pages, ISBN 9781433542527. The Thesis In J. I. Packer: An Evangelical Life, Leland Ryken aims to not merely recount the life events of leading evangelical scholar J. I. Packer, but also to show who he is as a man. Packer has served in […]

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What is God Doing in West Papua? Interview with Shamow'el Rama Surya

What is God Doing in West Papua? Interview with Shamow’el Rama Surya

John Lathrop interviews award-winning photographer Shamow’el Rama Surya for PneumaReview.com about his art and what he has seen God doing in remote places in West Papua. John Lathrop: You are a photographer. How long have you been doing photography? Shamow’el Rama Surya: My career in photography has already spanned more than 25 years. Starting in […]

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David Bennett: Edward Irving Reconsidered

David Bennett: Edward Irving Reconsidered

David Malcolm Bennett, Edward Irving Reconsidered: The Man, His Controversies, and the Pentecostal Movement (Eugene, OR: Wipf & Stock, 2014), 344 pages. David Malcolm Bennett (author, biographer, researcher, and lecturer) has written a biographical sketch of Edward Irving, which is economically summarized in its title. As a researcher, he includes rich citations, footnotes, and bibliographical […]

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Martyn Wendell Jones: Inside the Popular, Controversial Bethel Church

Martyn Wendell Jones: Inside the Popular, Controversial Bethel Church

Martyn Wendell Jones, “Kingdom Come in California?” Christianity Today (May 2016). Describing himself as a curious skeptic, Martyn Wendell Jones set out to find out for himself if what was happening in Redding, California at Bethel Church was indeed a move of God and that revival was taking place. Jones who attends a Presbyterian (PCA) […]

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David Garrison: A Wind in the House of Islam

David Garrison: A Wind in the House of Islam

David Garrison, A Wind in the House of Islam: How God is drawing Muslims around the World to faith in Jesus Christ (Monument, CO: WigTake Resources, 2014), 307 pages. As the sub-title of Garrison’s book suggests, this book provides both an historical narrative and analysis of how the wind of the Holy Spirit is drawing […]

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A Nation Birthed in Prayer

A Nation Birthed in Prayer

Reclaiming America’s Godly Christian Heritage – Part 3: “A Nation Birthed in Prayer” This is a three part series that Dr. Eddie Hyatt presented at a “Revive America” weekend at Christian Life Assembly of God in Picayune, Mississippi. In this series, he documents the radical Christian character of the first immigrants to this land and […]

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A Nation Birthed Out of Great Spiritual Awakening

A Nation Birthed Out of Great Spiritual Awakening

Reclaiming America’s Godly Christian Heritage – Part 2: “A Nation Birthed Out of Great Spiritual Awakening” This is a three part series that Dr. Eddie Hyatt presented at a “Revive America” weekend at Christian Life Assembly of God in Picayune, Mississippi. In this series, he documents the radical Christian character of the first immigrants to […]

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It Began with a Vision

It Began with a Vision

Reclaiming America’s Godly Christian Heritage – Part 1: “It Began with a Vision” This is a three part series that Dr. Eddie Hyatt presented at a “Revive America” weekend at Christian Life Assembly of God in Picayune, Mississippi. In this series, he documents the radical Christian character of the first immigrants to this land and […]

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