Bold Faith: A Closer Look at the Five Key Ideas of by Ben Pugh

By Ben Pugh

invoice Johnson, Joyce Meyer, Heidi Baker. the celebrity of those names is facts sufficient that, although the controversies are much less extreme, the Charismatic circulation is alive and good this day. It maintains to draw millions of adherents who locate its imaginative and prescient of a supernatural way of life uniquely compelling. Now, for the 1st time, all that's such a lot theologically leading edge in regards to the flow is synthesized into 5 special and unique rules. those 5 fresh theologies were created, no longer via theologians, yet by means of practitioners who believed their recommendations have been encouraged via the Spirit: internal therapeutic, Shepherding, note of religion, non secular struggle, and symptoms and Wonders. lots of stories were written by way of Pentecostal students approximately Pentecostal theology, yet those are likely to team the very unique ways of Charismatics including Classical Pentecostals. Bold Faith goals to research and review the ways that practitioners inside of autonomous Charismatic networks, in particular of their Anglo-American expressions, have answered to the demanding situations of secular modernity.

"This is a reliable and trustworthy survey of yes elements of Charismatic Christianity. It covers the subjects traditionally, analytically, and comprehensively, but additionally succinctly. there's a vast reliance on secondary literature and a skillful directorial nature to the writing, because the reader is helpfully partnered throughout the trip. it truly is eminently readable, serious and optimistic, attention-grabbing and insightful. i used to be able to learn more."
--Keith Warrington, Reader in Pentecostal reports, Regents Theological collage; Director, notice and Spirit

"Comprehensive, readable, scholarly, and pertinent: Ben Pugh has written good concerning the background and theology of the Pentecostal and charismatic pursuits and given us the dear standpoint of a serious friend."
--William Kay, Honorary Professor of Pentecostal reports, collage of Chester

Ben Pugh is Lecturer in Theology at Cliff collage, united kingdom. he's the writer of The outdated Rugged go: A heritage of the Atonement in Christian Devotion (Cascade, forthcoming).

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