Pentecostal Theology

Living the Full Gospel

Reddit icon
e-mail icon
Twitter icon
Facebook icon
Google icon
LinkedIn icon
Wolfgang Vondey
  • New York, NY: 
    Bloomsbury Academic
    , July
     2017.
     320 pages.
     $110.00.
     Hardcover.
    ISBN
    9780567275394.
     For other formats: Link to Publisher's Website.
Review coming soon!

Review by Kenneth Archer forthcoming.

Description

Pentecostalism is the most rapidly growing branch of Christianity since the 20th century, yet it does not lend itself well to a singular doctrine and there is, therefore, no single comprehensive account of Pentecostal theology worldwide. Wolfgang Vondey suggests an account of Pentecostal theology that is genuine to Pentecostals worldwide while allowing for different adaptation and explication among the various Pentecostal groups. He argues that Pentecostal theology is fundamentally concerned with the renewal of the Christian life identified by the transforming work of the Holy Spirit and directed toward the kingdom of God. 

The book unfolds in two main parts illustrating the full gospel story and theology. Eleven chapters identify the spiritual underpinnings and motivations for Pentecostal theology, formulate a Pentecostal theology of action, translate, apply, and exemplify Pentecostal practices and experiences, and integrate Pentecostal theology in the wider Christian tradition.

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

Wolfgang Vondey is reader in contemporary Christianity and pentecostal studies at the University of Birmingham and director at the centre for Pentecostal and charismatic studies.

Keywords: 

Add New Comment

Reading Religion welcomes comments from AAR members, and you may leave a comment below by logging in with your AAR Member ID and password. Please read our policy on commenting.

Log in to post comments