By Steven M. Studebaker

This publication brings jointly the papers awarded on the McMaster Divinity university 2007 Pentecostal discussion board: "Defining concerns in Pentecostalism: Classical and Emergent." It highlights the defining themes, previous and current, of Pentecostal theology. The chapters are grouped lower than Pentecostal theology and religious study, with decisions on classical and modern concerns in each one type. This booklet offers an advent to the classical doctrines of Pentecostalism and key modern advancements in Pentecostal theology in a single quantity. Professors meaning to introduce scholars to Pentecostalism will locate right here a concise and obtainable creation to the defining old and modern issues.

"This quantity brings jointly the most vital theological and biblical students of Pentecostalism. every one bankruptcy examines major questions on the subject of present contextual demanding situations dealing with the circulate as they replicate upon its previous and its destiny. without doubt, this assortment represents a vital voice between Pentecostal students wrestling with various severe issues."

--Michael Wilkinson,
Trinity Western University

"Defining concerns in Pentecostalism, the inaugural factor of the McMaster Theological reviews sequence, is a glimpse into the present power of Pentecostal scholarship, supplying artistic and positive proposals in Pentecostal theology and bible study. The authors argue for holistic and ecumenical techniques to a theology of the Spirit that has major implications for the wider, theological global. a piece of this quality is lengthy overdue."

--Peter Althouse, Assistant Professor of Theology
College of Christian Ministries and faith
Southeastern University

Steven M. Studebaker (PhD, Marquette college) is Assistant Professor of Systematic and historic Theology at McMaster Divinity collage in Hamilton, Ontario. he's an energetic member within the Society for Pentecostal stories, and is the writer of a number of articles on Pentecostal theology and of the approaching e-book, Jonathan Edwards' Social Augustinian Trinitarianism in historic and modern Perspectives (2008). he's ordained with the Assemblies of God.

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