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Harper, Michael and Jeanne
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Michael Claude and Jeanne Harper (1931–2010; ?–2017) were pioneers of the British Charismatic Renewal from the 1960s. Michael Claude was born to a business family and his father expected him to take over his business, but he decided to study law and theology at Emmanuel College in Cambridge. He was converted to Christianity during his first year of undergraduate study. He prepared for ordination at Ridley Hall, Cambridge and became a curate at St Barnabas’ Church in Clapham Common, South London from 1955 t…

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Au, Connie, “Harper, Michael and Jeanne”, in: Brill's Encyclopedia of Global Pentecostalism Online, Edited by: Michael Wilkinson, Connie Au, Jörg Haustein, Todd M. Johnson. Consulted online on 01 December 2023 <>
First published online: 2019
First print edition: 20201204

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