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The Pentecostal movement in Mexico traces its origins to the Azusa Street Revival in Los Angeles, 1906–1909. Genaro and Romanita Carbajal de Valenzuela attended the Azusa Street Revival and brought Pentecostalism to Mexico between 1911 and 1915, around the same time that George and Carrie Judd Montgomery, Clarissa Nuzum, Francisca Blaisdell, Chonita Morgan Howard, and others did. It is also highly probable that other Mexicans from the Azusa Street revival like Abundio López, Juan Navarro Martinez, Brigido Perez, Luis Lopez, or a Mexican convert from Charles Fox Parham’s Houston mi…

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Espinosa, Gastón, “Mexico”, in: Brill's Encyclopedia of Global Pentecostalism Online, Edited by: Michael Wilkinson, Connie Au, Jörg Haustein, Todd M. Johnson. Consulted online on 29 July 2021 <>
First published online: 2019
First print edition: 20201204

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