Second-Generation African Pentecostals in the West

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Caleb Opoku Nyanni
  • Eugene, OR: 
    Wipf & Stock
    , January
     270 pages.
     For other formats: Link to Publisher's Website.


The rise of African Pentecostal and Charismatic churches in the West has become a growing phenomenon and a starring feature in many social, religious, and political conversations. Most of these discussions are generally centered on the first-generation churches and their missionary attempt to evangelize the West. In this book, Caleb Nyanni offers a fresh insight into the African diaspora church from the perspective of the growing second-generation members and their contributions to the life of the church. He explores the changing nature of the African diaspora Pentecostalism by paying close attention to the Church of Pentecost in the United Kingdom, which serves as a case study. The book explores the frustrations, challenges, opportunities, and culture of the second generation and examines what they bring to Pentecostalism in general.

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

Caleb Nyanni is the academic dean of Birmingham Christian College, UK. He is also an ordained minister with the Elim Pentecostal church, UK.


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