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Ekman, Ulf
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Ulf Ekman (1950–) was born into a working-class family in Gothenburg, Sweden, and grew up without any close contact with churches and the Christian faith, except for being baptized and confirmed in the Church of Sweden. In 1970 he was converted, shortly after his close friend became a Pentecostal after contacting some American Jesus People in Gothenburg. In the autumn of the same year, he began academic studies at Uppsala University and graduated in 1978 with two Bachelor degrees in History and Theology. While studying he was active in the Navigat…

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Aronson, Torbjörn, “Ekman, Ulf”, in: Brill's Encyclopedia of Global Pentecostalism Online, Edited by: Michael Wilkinson, Connie Au, Jörg Haustein, Todd M. Johnson. Consulted online on 07 December 2023 <>
First published online: 2019
First print edition: 20201204

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