African Pentecostal Missions Maturing

Essays in Honor of Apostle Opoku Onyinah

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Editor(s): 
Lord Elorm Donkor, Clifton R. Clarke
African Christian Studies
  • Eugene, OR: 
    PIckwick Publications
    , June
     2018.
     $36.00.
     Paperback.
    ISBN
    9781532618352.
     For other formats: Link to Publisher's Website.

Description

African Pentecostal Mission Maturing is a definitive and fresh account of how Pentecostalism has grown from the fringes of various societies to the center stage of world Christianity, becoming the representative face of the faith in most of Africa. In this volume, seasoned academics—missiologists, theological educators, and church historians—from Asia, North America, Europe, and Africa chart the trajectories of the Pentecostalizing drive in Christian missions that has impacted societies, institutions, and peoples. Pentecostalism is analyzed under specific themes, such as: mission and theology, pastoral ministry and social responsibility, Christian education, and ecumenism. It highlights the maturation of Pentecostalism in Africa and demonstrates that the features of its infancy have transformed. Although written by experienced scholars, the content is presented accessibly so that pastors and laity can benefit.

About the Author(s)/Editor(s)/Translator(s): 

Lord Elorm Donkor is Principal of the Birmingham Christian College, UK, the Director of Training of the Church of Pentecost–UK, and an ordained minister of the Church of Pentecost in charge of the Birmingham District.

Clifton R. Clarke is Associate Dean of African American Church Studies and Associate Professor of Black Church Studies at Fuller Theological Seminary. He is also an Ordained Bishop within the Church of God (Cleveland, TN). He is the author of African Christology and Pentecostal Theology in Africa.

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