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The Challenges of the Pentecostal, Charismatic and Messianic Jewish Movements-The Tensions of the Spirit
     

The Challenges of the Pentecostal, Charismatic and Messianic Jewish Movements-The Tensions of the Spirit

by Peter Hocken
 

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ISBN-10: 0754667464

ISBN-13: 9780754667469

Pub. Date: 06/01/2009

Publisher: Taylor & Francis

This book explores the Pentecostal and charismatic movements, tracing their development and their variety. Hocken shows how these movements of the Holy Spirit, both outside the mainline churches and as renewal currents within the churches, can be understood as mutually challenging and as complementary. The similarities and the differences are significant. The

Overview

This book explores the Pentecostal and charismatic movements, tracing their development and their variety. Hocken shows how these movements of the Holy Spirit, both outside the mainline churches and as renewal currents within the churches, can be understood as mutually challenging and as complementary. The similarities and the differences are significant. The Messianic Jewish movement possesses elements of both the new and the old. Addressing the issues of modernity and globalization, this book explores major phenomena in contemporary Christianity including the relationship between the new churches and entrepreneurial capitalism.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780754667469
Publisher:
Taylor & Francis
Publication date:
06/01/2009
Series:
New Critical Thinking in Religion, Theology and Biblical Studies
Edition description:
1
Pages:
164
Product dimensions:
6.30(w) x 9.30(h) x 0.80(d)

Table of Contents

Contents: Introduction; The Pentecostal movement: major issues and challenges; The Charismatic movement: the new Charismatic churches and networks; The Charismatic movement: Charismatic renewal in the historic churches; Viewing the whole: how to relate new revival streams and historic church renewal; The Messianic Jewish movement: new current and old reality; The outpouring of the Holy Spirit in the light of the 2nd Coming of Christ; Bibliography; Index.

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