Brill's Encyclopedia of Global Pentecostalism Online

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Pentecostal studies has developed and expanded worldwide with numerous conferences, publications, and papers presented on panels about Pentecostalism at major academic conferences like the American Academy of Religion. There are a number of scholarly societies that specifically focus on Pentecostalism like the Society for Pentecostal Studies, USA and the European Research Network on Global Pentecostalism (GloPent). There is a standard storyline that has developed and is crystalizing among scholars about the global Pentecostal movement. Typically, the storyline is tha…

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Wilkinson, Michael, “Introduction”, in: Brill's Encyclopedia of Global Pentecostalism Online, Edited by: Michael Wilkinson, Connie Au, Jörg Haustein, Todd M. Johnson. Consulted online on 26 February 2024 <>
First published online: 2020
First print edition: 20201204

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