Brill's Encyclopedia of Global Pentecostalism Online

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

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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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Azusa Street Revival

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Author(s): Robeck, Cecil M.
The Apostolic Faith Mission, 312 Azusa Street in Los Angeles, California was the center of the Azusa Street Revival, which ran from April 1906 through 1909. It began in a cottage prayer meeting that quickly exploded into a global movement of churches highlighting the person and work of the Holy Spirit. Joseph Smale, formerly a Baptist pastor, had visited the Welsh Revival (1904–1905) and returned to Los Angeles, urging Christians to pray for revival. Christians in many churches joined him with g…
Date: 2021-07-16