Brill's Encyclopedia of Global Pentecostalism Online

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Executive Editor: Michael Wilkinson
Associate Editors: Connie Au, Jörg Haustein, Todd M. Johnson

Brill’s Encyclopedia of Global Pentecostalism Online (BEGP) provides a comprehensive overview of worldwide Pentecostalism from a range of disciplinary perspectives. It offers analysis at the level of specific countries and regions, historical figures, movements and organizations, and particular topics and themes. Pentecostal Studies draws upon areas of research such as anthropology, biblical studies, economics, gender studies, global studies, history, political science, sociology, theological studies, and other areas of related interest. The BEGP emphasizes this multi-disciplinary approach and includes scholarship from a range of disciplines, methods, and theoretical perspectives. Moreover, the BEGP is cross-cultural and transnational, including contributors from around the world to represent key insights on Pentecostalism from a range of countries and regions.

Providing summaries of the key literature, the BEGP will be the standard reference for Pentecostal Studies. All articles are fully text searchable and cross-referenced, with bibliographic information on scholarly work and recommendations for further reading.

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Egypt

(527 words)

Author(s): Crace, Benjamin
Situated in the northeast corner of the African continent, Egypt has undergone its fair share of geopolitical turmoil over the years. Despite the recent Arab Spring, its political and religious climate is still dominated by Islamic concerns and hegemony with little by way of actual freedom for dissidents.According to Christianity in North Africa-West Asia (2018), Egypt has one of the largest Christian populations in the MENA region. With a total population of 91,508,000 people, Egypt is one of the largest Arab countries. 7,673,000 individuals iden…
Date: 2020-03-19