Brill's Encyclopedia of Global Pentecostalism Online

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The beginnings of the Pentecostal movement in Slovakia are related to Jural Zelman, who participated in the Pentecostal movement in the USA. He helped to spread Pentecostal teachings through Apostolic Faith Mission literature. Similarly, Jan Balca took part in Norway's pentecostal movement and later assisted with a visit of Pentecostal missionaries from Sweden in Bratislava. Juraj Zelman gained his pentacostal experience through Jan Gaj, who settled in the USA and was active in the Church of God…

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Halasová, Tereza, “Slovakia”, in: Brill's Encyclopedia of Global Pentecostalism Online, Edited by: Michael Wilkinson, Conny Au, Jörg Haustein, Todd M. Johnson. Consulted online on 04 April 2020 <>
First published online: 2019
First print edition: 20191115

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