Brill's Encyclopedia of Global Pentecostalism Online

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Pentecostal missionaries from European and English-speaking Protestant countries were the earliest Pentecostal workers in China during the republican period (1910–1949). There were three types of missionaries in this period. First, some of them had been missionaries under different missionary societies like the Christian and Missionary Alliance (CMA) working in various parts of China but who adopted Pentecostal teachings and experiences through reading Pentecostal newspapers or participating in revival movements. Second, some felt the call to be missionaries in…

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Au, Connie, “China”, in: Brill's Encyclopedia of Global Pentecostalism Online, Edited by: Michael Wilkinson, Connie Au, Jörg Haustein, Todd M. Johnson. Consulted online on 29 January 2023 <>
First published online: 2019
First print edition: 20201204

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