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Rather Spirit-filled than learned! Pentecostalism's tradition of anti-intellectualism and Pentecostal theological scholarship
The beginnings and first half-century of South African Pentecostalism are characterised by a tradition of anti-intellectualism consisting of a rejection of theological training, a critical and negative attitude towards ...
Worship and the Lord’s Supper in Assemblies of God, and other selected Pentecostal churches in Nigeria
Pentecostals’ dominant liturgical principle has traditionally taken the pattern of unlimited expression of emotion and charismata, often formless and emphasising the subjective. The manifestations of the Spirit’s direct ...
'Prosperity a part of the atonement': An interpretation of 2 Corinthians 8:9
This article investigates the claim made by some Pentecostal preachers that prosperity is part of the atonement. The biblical basis that such preachers present for their claims is a specific understanding of 2 Corinthians ...
Church and war: a change in hermeneutical stance among Pentecostals
At its inception and for the first 40 years of its existence, Pentecostalism was a pacifist movement preaching non-violence and non-retaliation. At the end of the Second World War, the movement changed its stance, in many ...
John G. Lake as a fraud, con man and false prophet': critical assessment of a historical evaluation of Lake's ministry
(The Church History Society of Southern Africa Research Institute for Theology and Religion, University of South Africa, 2016)
This article assesses the evaluation of John G. Lake, one of the founders of South African Pentecostalism, by some historians regarded as a fraud, con man and false prophet in terms of several elements of his life: his ...