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Pneuma Review Fall 2012

Pneuma Review Fall 2012

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The Blessings and Burdens of Revival: George Jeffreys: A Revivalist, a Movement and a Crisis, by Neil Hudson

For British Pentecostals, the desire for revival and the unending search for its first signs are activities that have formed their prayers and shaped their activities during most of their twentieth century existence. Looking back and reconstructing historical events into potential future paradigms of revival, they have lived hoping for God to repeat his activities […]

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Claiming God’s Promises Today: Classic and Modern Word of Faith Views Compared and Contrasted, by Paul King

Claiming God’s Promises Today: Classic and Modern Word of Faith Views Compared and Contrasted, by Paul King

  This chapter is from Paul L. King’s book Only Believe: Examining the Origins and Development of Classic and Contemporary Word of Faith Theologies. Classic and Modern Word of Faith Views Compared and Contrasted The classic faith leaders affirmed the reality of the supernatural, not just in the Bible and the early New Testament church, […]

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The Holy Spirit  and the Chinese Church: Interview with Dennis Balcombe

The Holy Spirit and the Chinese Church: Interview with Dennis Balcombe

Veteran missionary, Dennis Balcombe, talks to PneumaReview.com about the Acts of the Holy Spirit in modern-day China. Pneuma Review: Please tell our readers how you were called to China. Dennis Balcombe: I was brought up in a traditional Methodist church that only preached the “Social Gospel.” At 16 years old, a friend invited me to […]

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Afro-Pentecostalism, reviewed by Wolfgang Vondey

Afro-Pentecostalism, reviewed by Wolfgang Vondey

Amos Yong and Estrelda Alexander, eds., Afro-Pentecostalism: Black Pentecostal and Charismatic Christianity in History and Culture (New York: New York University Press, 2011), 261 pages, ISBN 9780814797310.          Black pentecostal and charismatic Christianity has long been one of the most neglected topics of North American religious history and culture. Estrelda Alexander, an African American professor of […]

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William Atkinson's Baptism in the Spirit, reviewed by John Poirier

William Atkinson’s Baptism in the Spirit, reviewed by John Poirier

William P. Atkinson, Baptism in the Spirit: Luke-Acts and the Dunn Debate (Eugene, OR: Pickwick, 2011), 164 pages, ISBN 9781608999712. The publication of James Dunn’s Baptism in the Holy Spirit in 1970 touched a nerve among the then fledgling group of Pentecostal scholars, and has continued to find strong resistance from Pentecostals. Not surprisingly, there […]

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The Prayer of Jesus: Our call to unity, by John P. Lathrop

The Prayer of Jesus: Our call to unity, by John P. Lathrop

This chapter is from John P. Lathrop’s book Answer the Prayer of Jesus: A Call for Biblical Unity. The Prayer of Jesus In John 17 we find the longest recorded prayer of Jesus; the apostle John, under the guidance of the Holy Spirit, included it in his gospel. In fact, it is preserved for us […]

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Frank Macchia's Justified in the Spirit, reviewed by John Poirier

Frank Macchia’s Justified in the Spirit, reviewed by John Poirier

Frank D. Macchia, Justified in the Spirit: Creation, Redemption, and the Triune God (Grand Rapids: Eerdmans, 2010), 360 pages, ISBN 9780802837493. Justified in the Spirit is a sophisticated attempt to do what its title suggests: to find an increased role for the Spirit within the Christian doctrine of justification. The book represents a bringing together […]

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Pentecostal Power: Expressions, Impact and Faith of Latin American Pentecostalism, reviewed by Tony Richie

Pentecostal Power: Expressions, Impact and Faith of Latin American Pentecostalism, reviewed by Tony Richie

Calvin L. Smith, ed., Pentecostal Power: Expressions, Impact and Faith of Latin American Pentecostalism (Leiden: Brill, 2011), 284 pages, ISBN 9789004192492. I had the good fortune to be the Ecumenical Studies Interest Group Leader for the Society for Pentecostal Studies (2012) when Calvin Smith’s Pentecostal Power was part of a panel discussion. Jeff Gros, Carmelo […]

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Neil Cole's Organic Leadership, reviewed by Michelle Vondey

Neil Cole’s Organic Leadership, reviewed by Michelle Vondey

Neil Cole, Organic Leadership: Leading Naturally Right Where You Are (Grand Rapids: Baker Books, 2009), 314 pages, ISBN 9780801072383. Organic Leadership presents a way for ordinary Christians to emerge as leaders both inside and outside the church. Cole argues that church leaders often get in the way of members participating fully in the life and […]

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Gary Tyra's The Holy Spirit in Mission, reviewed by Malcolm Brubaker

Gary Tyra’s The Holy Spirit in Mission, reviewed by Malcolm Brubaker

Gary Tyra, The Holy Spirit in Mission: Prophetic Speech and Action in Christian Witness (Downers Grove, IL: InterVarsity Press, 2011), 206 pages, ISBN 9780830839490. Tyra, an experienced Assemblies of God pastor and Christian college teacher, has written a biblically based, academically conversant, and culturally informed appeal for Western evangelicals to seek for and exercise a […]

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Coming in the Winter 2013 (16:1) Issue

Coming in the Winter 2013 (16:1) Issue

British Pentecostal Keith Warrington takes us on “The Quest for A Pentecostal Theology” in a chapter from his 2008 book, Pentecostal Theology.   Some reviews to look for in the Winter 2013 issue: Malcolm Brubaker reviews Evangelical and Frontier Mission Perspectives on the Global Progress of the Gospel (Wipf and Stock, 2011), edited by Beth […]

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Edmund Rybarczyk's The Spirit Unfettered, reviewed by John Miller

Edmund Rybarczyk’s The Spirit Unfettered, reviewed by John Miller

Edmund J. Rybarczyk, The Spirit Unfettered: Protestant Views of the Holy Spirit (Brewster, MA: Paraclete Press, 2010), 162 pages, ISBN 9781557256546. Edmund Rybarczyk, Professor of Historic and Systematic Theology at Vanguard University, introduces eleven significant theologians, starting with Luther and sixteenth century Protestant theologians, and ending with Welker in the twenty-first century. Each of the […]

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Jonathan Pennington's Heaven and Earth in the Gospel of Matthew, reviewed by John Poirier

Jonathan Pennington’s Heaven and Earth in the Gospel of Matthew, reviewed by John Poirier

Jonathan T. Pennington, Heaven and Earth in the Gospel of Matthew (Grand Rapids: Baker Academic, 2009), 416 pages, ISBN 9780801037283. This book is a more affordable edition of a book published by E. J. Brill in 2007. The Gospel of Matthew is the only gospel to use the term “kingdom of heaven” in place of […]

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