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Taiwan
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No Pentecostal/Charismatic missionary works had been established in Taiwan prior to the end of the Japanese colonial era (1895‒1945), with the exception of the Japan Apostolic Mission (although no detailed records remain about it). In 1948, China Assemblies of God (中國神召會) initiated a missionary enterprise in Taiwan. This AG body was organized in Wuhan, China, in 1948. It was a constellation of Pentecostal churches planted by missionaries from various countries that were scattered throughout China in the pre-1949 era, and has a strong American Assemblies of God connection. Taiwan …

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Sian-chîn, Ia̍p, “Taiwan”, in: Brill's Encyclopedia of Global Pentecostalism Online, Edited by: Michael Wilkinson, Connie Au, Jörg Haustein, Todd M. Johnson. Consulted online on 21 April 2021 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/2589-3807_EGPO_COM_033804>
First published online: 2019
First print edition: 20201204



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