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Aglow International
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Aglow International is a women’s parachurch organization in Pentecostal-Charismatic Christianity. The organization began in the context of the charismatic movement of the 1950s and 1960s by four wives of significant leaders of the Full Gospel Businessmen’s Fellowship, an organization founded in 1953 to address the lack of male participation in religious revivals. Aglow began in 1967 under the name of the Full Gospel Women’s Fellowship (FGWF). It holds international conferences, retreats, and has local groups in every state of the United States and almost 4,000 groups globall…

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Garcia, Yvette D., “Aglow International”, in: Brill's Encyclopedia of Global Pentecostalism Online, Edited by: Michael Wilkinson, Connie Au, Jörg Haustein, Todd M. Johnson. Consulted online on 29 February 2024 <>
First published online: 2020
First print edition: 20201204

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