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Cuba
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The original presence of Pentecostalism in Cuba can be traced back to the arrival of missionaries from Canada, Jamaica, Puerto Rico and the USA, although there were also autochthonous denominational groups. The development of Pentecostalism in Cuba can be divided into three key crucial moments: 1) its inception and subsequent explosion (1930s–1958), 2) during and after the Revolution (1959–1989), and 3) from the “special period” on (1990–present).

In the 1920s the Jamaican missionary Irene Tylor started a mission to form the Iglesia de Dios. Also, Ana Sanders (…

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Medina, Néstor, “Cuba”, in: Brill's Encyclopedia of Global Pentecostalism Online, Edited by: Michael Wilkinson, Conny Au, Jörg Haustein, Todd M. Johnson. Consulted online on 04 April 2020 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/2589-3807_EGPO_COM_033748>
First published online: 2019
First print edition: 20191115



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