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Welsh Revival
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The principality of Wales has for centuries been part of United Kingdom. It retains its own ancient language although the vast majority of speakers are bilingual in English and Welsh. Its population is concentrated on the south and north coasts with only farming villages and small towns in the mountainous and hilly interior. Late Victorian railways, coal mines and quarries brought prosperity to the region. Religiously, the monoglot English tended to be landowners worshipping in the Anglican chur…

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Kay, William K., “Welsh Revival”, in: Brill's Encyclopedia of Global Pentecostalism Online, Edited by: Michael Wilkinson, Connie Au, Jörg Haustein, Todd M. Johnson. Consulted online on 29 September 2023 <>
First published online: 2020
First print edition: 20201204

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