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Charismatic Renewal in the Roman Catholic Church
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The Catholic Charismatic Renewal (CCR) is an example of a mid-twentieth-century Christian movement of renewal. Christian renewal movements are generally popular expressions among participants who desire to see an increase in the spirituality of individuals and the church through activities like prayer, singing, the activation of spiritual gifts, and service to others (Swenson 2009a, 113–114). The CCR, in particular, was a renewal movement that was also characterized by its commitment to the Roman Catholic Church, its leadership, and its core…

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Swenson, Donald S., “Charismatic Renewal in the Roman Catholic Church”, in: Brill's Encyclopedia of Global Pentecostalism Online, Edited by: Michael Wilkinson, Connie Au, Jörg Haustein, Todd M. Johnson. Consulted online on 21 April 2021 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/2589-3807_EGPO_COM_044888>
First published online: 2019
First print edition: 20201204



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