Brill's Encyclopedia of Global Pentecostalism Online

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The history of Pentecostalism in the Netherlands displays the importance of transnational ties and influences from its early beginnings in 1907. The small Pentecostal movement until the 1950s, gained tremendous momentum after the visits of foreign healing evangelists like T.L. Osborn. Until the 1980s, Dutch Pentecostalism could be distinguished by three main groups: the ‘classic’ Pentecostals aligned with the American Assemblies of God, the neo-Pentecostals, influenced by the faith movement and Indonesian Pentecostal churches as a result the independence of …

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Klaver, Miranda, “Netherlands”, in: Brill's Encyclopedia of Global Pentecostalism Online, Edited by: Michael Wilkinson, Connie Au, Jörg Haustein, Todd M. Johnson. Consulted online on 03 October 2023 <>
First published online: 2019
First print edition: 20201204

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