Looking for the best Pentecostal books? Browse our list to find excellent book recommendations on the subject.
- The Holiness-Pentecostal Tradition: Charismatic Movements in the Twentieth Century (1997)
- Bible Doctrines: A Pentecostal Perspective (2012)
- The Holy Spirit: A Pentecostal Perspective (2008)
- Evangelical, Sacramental, and Pentecostal: Why the Church Should Be All Three (2017)
- Types of Pentecostal Theology: Method, System, Spirit (AAR ACADEMY SER) (2016)
- The Century of Holy Spirit: 100 Years of Pentecostal and Charismatic Renewal, 1901-2001 (2012)
- The Azusa Street Mission and Revival: The Birth of the Global Pentecostal Movement (2017)
- Oneness Pentecostals and the Trinity (1992)
- Christian Peoples of the Spirit: A Documentary History of Pentecostal Spirituality from the Church to the Present (2011)
- Pentecostal Hermeneutics: A Reader (2013)
- Toward a Pentecostal Ecclesiology: The Church and the Fivefold Gospel (2010)
- Teologia Pentecostal: Viviendo el evangelio completo (Spanish Edition) (2019)
The Holiness-Pentecostal Tradition: Charismatic Movements in the Twentieth Century (1997)
Called "a pioneer contribution" by Church History when it was first published in 1971 as The Holiness-Pentecostal Movement in the United States, this volume has now been revised and enlarged by Vinson Synan to account for the incredible changes that have occurred in the church world during the last quarter of the twentieth century.
Bible Doctrines: A Pentecostal Perspective (2012)
Examines sixteen major Bible doctrines substantiated with numerous Scripture references. Topics include the inspired Scriptures, one true God, deity of the Lord Jesus Christ, divine healing, salvation of man, fall of man, baptism in the Holy Ghost, and new heavens and new earth.
The Holy Spirit: A Pentecostal Perspective (2008)
Ideal for a small group study and for personal study, this book is driven by the question, "What does the Scripture say about the Holy Spirit?" Preeminent scholar Anthony D. Palma looks to the Bible for a thorough understanding of the person and work of the Holy Spirit.
Evangelical, Sacramental, and Pentecostal: Why the Church Should Be All Three (2017)
Evangelical. Sacramental. Pentecostal. Christian communities tend to identify with one of these labels over the other two. Evangelical churches emphasize the importance of Scripture and preaching. Sacramental churches emphasize the importance of the eucharistic table. And pentecostal churches emphasize the immediate presence and power of the Holy Spirit. But must we choose between them? Could the church be all three?
Types of Pentecostal Theology: Method, System, Spirit (AAR ACADEMY SER) (2016)
In the first critical study of the major theologians of pentecostalism, one of the fastest growing and most influential religious traditions in the world, Christopher A. Stephenson establishes four original categories to classify pentecostal theologians’ methodologies in systematic/constructive theology.
The Century of Holy Spirit: 100 Years of Pentecostal and Charismatic Renewal, 1901-2001 (2012)
A definitive history of the Pentecostal and Charismatic movement and an intriguing reference for persons outside the movement, The Century of the Holy Spirit details the miraculous story of Pentecostal/Charismatic growth–in the U.S. and around the world.
The Azusa Street Mission and Revival: The Birth of the Global Pentecostal Movement (2017)
In The Azusa Street Mission and Revival, Cecil M. Robeck, Jr. brings to bear expertise from decades of focused study in church history to reveal the captivating story of the Apostolic Faith Mission in Los Angeles, which became known as the Azusa Street Mission. Sometimes the largest blaze begins with the tiniest spark.At the dawn of the twentieth century, William J.
Oneness Pentecostals and the Trinity (1992)
What’s special about Oneness Pentecostals?In this penetrating analysis of Oneness theology and practice, Gregory Boyd reveals the experience of four years of personal involvement in a Oneness church. Although Oneness Pentecostals’ belief in Christ’s deity establishes some common ground with other Christians, their aggressive denial of the Trinity has nonetheless fostered their indisputably sub-Christian ideas about God’s character, about salvation, and about Christian living.
Christian Peoples of the Spirit: A Documentary History of Pentecostal Spirituality from the Church to the Present (2011)
Among all groups in Christendom, the Pentecostal/Charismatic movement is second in size only to the Roman Catholic Church, with growth that shows no signs of abatement.
Pentecostal Hermeneutics: A Reader (2013)
In Pentecostal Hermeneutics: A Reader Lee Roy Martin brings together fourteen significant publications on biblical interpretation, along with a new introduction to Pentecostal hermeneutics and an extensive up-to-date bibliography on the topic. Organized chronologically, these essays trace the development of Pentecostal hermeneutics as an academic discipline. The concerns of modern historical criticism have often stood at odds with Pentecostalism’s use of Scripture.
Toward a Pentecostal Ecclesiology: The Church and the Fivefold Gospel (2010)
This monograph is based upon presentations given at a conference on Pentecostal Ecclesiology that convened on 28-29 June 2010 at Bangor University in North Wales, UK. After a short introduction (John Christopher Thomas) and an extended treatment of the role of the Fivefold Gospel in the doing of Pentecostal Theology (Kenneth J.
Teologia Pentecostal: Viviendo el evangelio completo (Spanish Edition) (2019)
Libro ganador del Premio Pneuma al Libro 2018, de la Sociedad de Estudios Pentecostales.El pentecostalismo es la rama del cristianismo de más rápido crecimiento desde el siglo XX, no obstante, no se adapta bien a una doctrina singular y, por lo tanto, no existe un relato exhaustivo de la teología pentecostal en todo el mundo.
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Happy: LGBTQ+ Experiences of Australian Pentecostal-Charismatic Christianity
Author(s): Mark Jennings
ID: 3602595, Publisher: Palgrave Macmillan, Year: 2023, Size: 5 Mb, Format: pdf
Sowing the Sacred: Mexican Pentecostal Farmworkers in California
Author(s): Lloyd Daniel Barba
ID: 3356267, Publisher: Oxford University Press, Year: 2022, Size: 13 Mb, Format: epub
African Pentecostalism in Britain: Migration, Inclusion, and the Prosperity Gospel
Author(s): Katharine Stockland
ID: 3375723, Publisher: Routledge, Year: 2022, Size: 6 Mb, Format: pdf
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