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Cook, Robert Felix
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Robert Felix Cook (1880–1958) was one of the most effective North American Pentecostal missionaries in India. He was born in Los Angeles, California in 1879, to godly Christian parents who were Russian immigrants to the United States. His father was a lay preacher in a Baptist church and his mother was a praying woman. He came to a personal relationship with Christ at the age of twelve, and had received the call for ministry when he was fourteen. 

From a young age Cook had a strong faith in healing and observed many healings as answers to prayer. His father was suffering from pn…

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Lukose, Wessly, “Cook, Robert Felix”, in: Brill's Encyclopedia of Global Pentecostalism Online, Edited by: Michael Wilkinson, Connie Au, Jörg Haustein, Todd M. Johnson. Consulted online on 03 October 2023 <>
First published online: 2019
First print edition: 20201204

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