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Afro-Pentecostalism : Black Pentecostal and Charismatic Christianity in history and culture

Afro-Pentecostalism : Black Pentecostal and Charismatic Christianity in history and culture

Author: Amos Yong; Estrelda Alexander
Publisher: New York : New York University Press, ©2011.
Series: Religion, race, and ethnicity.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats

Explores the role of African Americans in the Pentecostal Church from 1906-2006


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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Amos Yong; Estrelda Alexander
ISBN: 9780814797303 081479730X 9780814797310 0814797318 9780814797327 0814797326
OCLC Number: 683593826
Description: x, 261 pages ; 24 cm.
Contents: Black tongues of fire : Afro-Pentecostalism's shifting strategies and changing discourses / Estrelda Y. Alexander, Amos Yong --
The Azuza Street Mission and historic Black churches : two worlds in conflict in Los Angeles' African American community / Cecil M. Robeck Jr. --
Navigating the territory : early Afro-Pentecostalism as a movement within Black civil society / David D. Daniels III --
Laying the foundations for Azuza : Black women and public ministry in the nineteenth century / Valerie C. Cooper --
Church mothers and Pentecostals in the modern age / Clarence E. Hardy III --
Rites of lynching and rights of dance : historic, anthropological, and Afro-Pentecostal perspectives on Black manhood after 1865 / Craig Scandrett-Leatherman --
Crossing over Jordan : navigating the music of heavenly bliss and earthly desire in the lives and careers of three twentierth-century African American Holiness-Pentecostal "crossover" artists / Louis B. Gallien Jr. --
Pentecostal ethics and the prosperity gospel : is there a prophet in the house? / Cheryl J. Sanders --
Ethics in a prophetic mode : reflections of an Afro-Pentecostal radical / Leonard Lovett --
Pneumatology : contributions from African American Christian thought to the Pentecostal theological task / Willam C. Turner Jr. --
On the compatibility/incompatibility of Pentecostal premillenialism with Black Liberation theology / Frederick L. Ware --
Black Joseph : early African American charismatic missions and Pentecostal-charismatic engagements with the African motherland / Ogbu U. Kalu --
Meeting beyond these shores : Black Pentecostalism, Black theology, and the global context / Dale T. Irvin.
Series Title: Religion, race, and ethnicity.
Responsibility: edited by Amos Yong and Estrelda Y. Alexander.


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The essays are evenly written throughout, well researched, illuminating, and highly informative. -- W.J. Pankey * Choice * A groundbreaking collection by several generations of scholars of African Read more...

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