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Wagner, Charles Peter
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Charles Peter Wagner (August 15, 1930–October 21, 2016) was an American missionary, educator, a founder of multiple organizations, a promoter of the “third wave” of the charismatic movement and of the New Apostolic Reformation (with both movements having had their name coined by Wagner himself). He was also himself an apostle, at least as measured by his own standards. 

After being awarded a Th.M. from Princeton Theological Seminary, Wagner began his career as a missionary in Bolivia. From 1956 to 1971, he worked with two missionary organizations, the S…

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Bialecki, Jon, “Wagner, Charles Peter”, in: Brill's Encyclopedia of Global Pentecostalism Online, Edited by: Michael Wilkinson, Connie Au, Jörg Haustein, Todd M. Johnson. Consulted online on 01 April 2023 <>
First published online: 2020
First print edition: 20201204

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