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The Assemblies of God : godly love and the revitalization of American Pentecostalism

Author: Margaret M Poloma; John Clifford Green
Publisher: New York : New York University Press, ©2010.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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The Assemblies of God draws on fresh, up-to-date research including quantitative surveys and interviews from twenty-two diverse Assemblies of God congregations to offer a new sociological portrait of the AG for the new millennium. The authors suggest that there is indeed a potential revitalization of the movement in the works within the context of the larger global Pentecostal upswing, and that this revitalization  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic book
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Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Poloma, Margaret M.
Assemblies of God.
New York : New York University Press, ©2010
(DLC) 2010024129
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Margaret M Poloma; John Clifford Green
ISBN: 9780814767849 0814767842 9780814768396 0814768393
OCLC Number: 694145277
Language Note: English.
Description: 1 online resource (ix, 259 pages)
Contents: Congregational overview --
Charisma and structure in the Assemblies of God: theoretical overview --
Pentecostal Identity and the charismata: mixed motivation and religious experience --
Structure and charisma: doctrine, power, and administration --
Spirit baptism and spiritual transformation: an exercise in socio-theology --
Spiritual empowerment: pray-ers, prophets, and healers in the pews --
Law of love and love of law: beliefs, mores, and faces of love --
Ushering in the Kingdom of God: religious values, godly love, and public affairs --
Covenants, contracts, and godly love (with Matthew T. Lee).
Responsibility: Margaret M. Poloma and John C. Green.
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Draws on fresh, up-to-date research to offer a new sociological portrait of the Assemblies of God for the new millennium  Read more...

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This work is exceptionally well-crafted and will stand as a new classic for understanding trends within the AG and modern Pentecostalism. * International Journal of Comparative Sociology * This book Read more...

 
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