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Durham, William H.
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William H. Durham (1873–1912) was born in Kentucky about fifty miles from Lexington. At the age of eighteen, Durham joined the Baptist church, but he did not experience conversion until 1898 while living in Minnesota. In 1901 he was sanctified though he would later re-interpret the experience as the reclaiming of the fullness of salvation (Jacobsen 2003). After a year as an evangelist, Durham assumed the pastorate of Gospel Mission Church, an independent holiness mission on North Avenue, Chicago…

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Althouse, Peter, “Durham, William H.”, in: Brill's Encyclopedia of Global Pentecostalism Online, Edited by: Michael Wilkinson, Connie Au, Jörg Haustein, Todd M. Johnson. Consulted online on 27 September 2023 <>
First published online: 2019
First print edition: 20201204

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