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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 historical 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…

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Medina, Néstor, “Cuba”, 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_033748>
First published online: 2019
First print edition: 20201204



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