While there are a growing number of researchers who are exploring the political and social aspects of the global Renewal movement, few have provided sustained socio-economic analyses of this phenomenon. The editors and contributors to this volume offer perspectivesin light of the growth of the Renewal movement in the two-thirds world.
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Amos Yong is Professor of Theology & Mission at Fuller Theological Seminary, Pasadena, California, USA.
Table of ContentsIntroduction: Pentecostalism and Prosperity: Historical and Global Contexts; K.L.Attanasi PART I: THEOLOGY AND ETHICS OF PROSPERITY A Typology of the Prosperity Theology: A Religious Economy of Global Renewal or a Renewal Economics?; A.Yong Stop Worrying and Start Sowing! A Phenomenological Account of the Ethics of 'Divine Investment'; J.L.Walton PART II: PROSPERITY IN PRACTICE Risky Careers and Spirit-Guided Prosperity: How Prosperity Theology is Uniquely Suited to the Uncertain Work Lives of Christians in Advanced Capitalism; G.Marti Under the Radar: Pentecostalism in South Africa and Its Potential Social and Economic Role - Centre for Development and Enterprise, Johannesburg, South Africa The Prosperity Gospel among Filipino Catholic Charismatics; K.L.Wiegele The Prosperity Gospel in Brazilian Pentecostalism; P.Freston Pentecostal Paradigms of National Economic Prosperity in Africa; N.Wariboko PART III: RESPONSES An Economist's Response; D.A.Hicks A Historian's Response; R.A.Chesnut
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An important book that gives global picture on the relationship between Pentecostalism and prosperity theology. An important collection.