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Henry I. Lederle: The Third Wave: New Independent Charismatic Churches, Part 1

Henry I. Lederle: The Third Wave: New Independent Charismatic Churches, Part 1

Editor’s Note: In this excerpt from his latest book, Professor Lederle says the “third wave” should perhaps be called the rise of the new independent charismatic churches. The Pneuma Review editorial committee hopes you will be encouraged as you read this chapter and will purchase this excellent book for yourself. The third major movement of […]

Defending Charismatic Theology to Non-Charismatic Believers

Defending Charismatic Theology to Non-Charismatic Believers

  How to make a humble, biblical case for the charismata and allow the Holy Spirit to do the convincing. In one sense, charismatics have finally achieved a certain level of respectability within the Evangelical movement. Today, we have academic societies and publications1 dedicated to the study of charismatic and Pentecostal issues in which even […]

Ronald Baxter: Charismatic Gift of Tongues, reviewed by Tony Richie

Ronald Baxter: Charismatic Gift of Tongues, reviewed by Tony Richie

  Pastor-scholar Tony Richie takes on a cessationist critic of glossolalia.   Ronald E. Baxter, Charismatic Gift of Tongues (Grand Rapids: Kregel, 1981), 149 pages. I can think of only two reasons why anyone would want to read this book: as an unavoidable assignment for a book review or to shore up shallow prejudice against […]

Jim Purves: The Triune God and the Charismatic Movement

Jim Purves: The Triune God and the Charismatic Movement

  Jim Purves, The Triune God and the Charismatic Movement: A Critical Appraisal of Trinitarian Theology and Charismatic Experience from a Scottish Perspective, Paternoster Theological Monographs (Cumbria, UK: Paternoster, 2004), 242 pages, ISBN 9781597527538. Jim Purves has provided an important contribution not only to Charismatic studies but also to the specific field of Trinitarian theology. […]

Agnes Sanford: Apostle of Healing and First Theologian of the Charismatic Renewal, Part 2, by William L. De Arteaga

Agnes Sanford: Apostle of Healing and First Theologian of the Charismatic Renewal, Part 2, by William L. De Arteaga

Part 2 of 2 Discover Agnes Sanford’s important influence on the charismatic movement in this article by historian William De Arteaga.   The Healing Light It was during her ministry at Tilton Army Hospital that Mrs. Sanford wrote her first and most successful book, The Healing Light.27 The book was based on the notes she […]

Agnes Sanford: Apostle of Healing and First Theologian of the Charismatic Renewal, Part 1, by William L. De Arteaga

Agnes Sanford: Apostle of Healing and First Theologian of the Charismatic Renewal, Part 1, by William L. De Arteaga

Part 1 of 2 Introduction In 1985 Dave Hunt, a lay cult watcher, published one of the most influential books of the 1980s, The Seduction of Christianity.1 In that work he lambasted much of the leadership of the charismatic renewal for “seducing” the American Christianity with ideas and practices derived from occult sources. He attacked […]

Practical Theology: Charismatic and Empirical Perspectives

Practical Theology: Charismatic and Empirical Perspectives

Mark L. Cartledge, Practical Theology: Charismatic and Empirical Perspectives (Carlisle, Cumbria, UK: Paternoster Press, 2003), 271 + xiv pages. Theology. Charismatic spirituality. Sociology. Theories of knowledge and truth. Heady topics which Mark Cartledge has successfully integrated into one book, “Practical Theology,” one of the newest volumes in the continuing series “Studies in Pentecostal and Charismatic […]

The Healing Promise, A Charismatic Response

The Healing Promise, A Charismatic Response

In this review essay from the Winter 2005 issue, Pastor Graham Old reviews the book The Healing Promise by cessationist Richard Mayhue.   Richard Mayhue, The Healing Promise: Is it always God’s will to heal? (Christian Focus Publications, 2001), 228 pages. Richard Mayhue states that his purpose in writing this book is to “develop a […]

Eddie Hyatt: 2000 Years of Charismatic Christianity

Eddie Hyatt: 2000 Years of Charismatic Christianity

Eddie L. Hyatt, 2000 Years of Charismatic Christianity (Lake Mary, FL: Charisma House, 2002), 225 pages, ISBN 9780884198727. Have you ever been told that the charismatic movement is new and therefore theologically suspicious? Do not believe such rumors because they are not true, as this book clearly demonstrates. Actually, there may not be another book […]

Mark Cartledge: Charismatic Glossolalia

Mark Cartledge: Charismatic Glossolalia

  Mark J. Cartledge, Charismatic Glossolalia: An Empirical-Theological Study (Aldershot, Hampshire, England: Ashgate Publishing Limited, 2002), 253 + xvi pages. Among the proliferation of books aimed at the study of glossolalia (i.e., speaking in tongues) that have been published in the last few decades, I found this new volume to be an interesting addition. While […]

The New International Dictionary of Pentecostal and Charismatic Movements

The New International Dictionary of Pentecostal and Charismatic Movements

  Stanley M. Burgess and Eduard M. van der Maas, eds., The New International Dictionary of Pentecostal and Charismatic Movements, Revised and expanded edition (Grand Rapids: Zondervan, 2002), 1278 + xxxi pages. Growing up in a non-charismatic Christian home, I knew little about the history of the Pentecostal/charismatic movement. For this reason, the original Dictionary […]

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 […]

Praying in the Spirit: Beyond the Charismatic Experience

Praying in the Spirit: Beyond the Charismatic Experience

The Afterword conclusion to the Praying in the Spirit Series by Robert W. Graves. Most of us are familiar with the wonderful program called “Toys for Tots.” Firemen and other civil servants collect secondhand toys of all kinds; they work to put the sparkle back in the doll’s eye, and then they distribute these refurbished […]

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 […]

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