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Pentecostalism reached Poland in a time of social and political change. The Polish state had not been on the European map for more than 100 years when after the World War I, it was established again. This meant a great deal of struggle with neighbouring countries in order to establish borders that could be protected for the national interest of the people. Pentecostalism emerges in this context.

Pentecostals activity was evident in the German Empire (before World War I) in 1907. Pentecostal meetings and conferences were taking place in parts of Germany, now in the Polish state, incudi…

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Pawlowski, Edward, “Poland”, in: Brill's Encyclopedia of Global Pentecostalism Online, Edited by: Michael Wilkinson, Connie Au, Jörg Haustein, Todd M. Johnson. Consulted online on 25 July 2024 <>
First published online: 2019
First print edition: 20201204

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