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The beginning of the Pentecostal movement in Europe occurred at the start of the twentieth century when vast areas of the continent had enjoyed a long period of peace, technological progress and prosperity. In northern Europe established churches were Lutheran or Anglican, and where they existed, religious tolerance extended to other forms of Protestantism.

After the 1906 revivalistic outpouring of the Spirit took place in Oslo under the ministry of T.B. Barratt (1862–1940) a Norwegian-British Methodist, there were similar scenes in Britain in the parish of Alexander Boddy (1854–1…

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Kay, William K., “Europe”, in: Brill's Encyclopedia of Global Pentecostalism Online, Edited by: Michael Wilkinson, Connie Au, Jörg Haustein, Todd M. Johnson. Consulted online on 22 February 2024 <>
First published online: 2019
First print edition: 20201204

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