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European Pentecostal Theological Association
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The European Pentecostal Theological Association represents and fosters Pentecostal and charismatic theological education and ministerial formation in Europe. It came into being in March 1979, first meeting in Vienna, Austria (Hocken 2003, 610). At the time, Pentecostals in Europe were gaining a greater appetite for serious theological education as part of ministerial training. With this context in mind, an early statement of purpose included “to promote excellence and effectiveness in Pentecostal scholarship, ministerial education …

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Atkinson, William P., “European Pentecostal Theological Association”, 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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