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Price, Charles S.
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Charles S. Price (1887–1947) was a traveling evangelist whose evangelistic and divine healing meetings drew thousands and earned headlines in local newspapers, particularly in the U.S. and Canada. He was born on May 7, 1887, in Sheffield, England to Charles Henry Price and Mary Hannah Bee. According to his autobiography, he studied law at Oxford University for two years (Price 1944). Although he was never granted a degree, he would later adopt the honorary title “Dr. Price.”

In September 1906, Price left for a fresh start in Canada. He arrived in Quebec and eventually ga…

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Courtney, Caleb, “Price, Charles S.”, in: Brill's Encyclopedia of Global Pentecostalism Online, Edited by: Michael Wilkinson, Connie Au, Jörg Haustein, Todd M. Johnson. Consulted online on 27 September 2023 <>
First published online: 2020
First print edition: 20201204

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