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Italian Transnational Pentecostal Movement
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The Italian Transnational Pentecostal Movements (ITPM) refers to a variety of churches that trace their origins to the revival among Italian evangelicals of Chicago in 1907. The pioneer Louis Francescon and the International Fellowship of Christian Assemblies (IFCA) are central to its historical roots and its emergence as a worldwide Pentecostal movement.

The ITPM spread quickly through the migration and missionary networks built by other Evangelical predecessors in North America, Italy, Argentina, Canada, and Brazil. The ITPM has transcended ethnic and …

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Marcondes Alves, Leonardo, “Italian Transnational Pentecostal Movement”, in: Brill's Encyclopedia of Global Pentecostalism Online, Edited by: Michael Wilkinson, Connie Au, Jörg Haustein, Todd M. Johnson. Consulted online on 24 March 2023 <>
First published online: 2020
First print edition: 20201204

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