Brill's Encyclopedia of Global Pentecostalism Online

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The Pentecostal landscape in the Caribbean is as complex and rich as the region itself. From afar, the Caribbean is a conglomeration of islands with tropical weather and beautiful beaches that expand throughout the Atlantic Ocean and the Caribbean Sea. However, as we move closer to this paradise-like region, we are quickly reminded of the undeniable influx of cultures, religions, and politics that are interconnected since the area became the first stop during the colonization era. A glance through the Caribbean literature affirms that the most pressing challenge withi…

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Estrada-Carrasquillo, Wilmer, “Caribbean”, in: Brill's Encyclopedia of Global Pentecostalism Online, Edited by: Michael Wilkinson, Connie Au, Jörg Haustein, Todd M. Johnson. Consulted online on 25 September 2023 <>
First published online: 2016
First print edition: 20201204

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