Pentecostalism and Prosperity: The Socio-Economics of the Global Charismatic Movement

Pentecostalism and Prosperity: The Socio-Economics of the Global Charismatic Movement

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ISBN-13: 9781349341313
Publisher: Palgrave Macmillan US
Publication date: 02/10/2012
Series: Christianities of the World
Edition description: 1st ed. 2012
Pages: 261
Product dimensions: 5.51(w) x 8.50(h) x (d)

About the Author

Amos Yong is Professor of Theology & Mission at Fuller Theological Seminary, Pasadena, California, USA.

Table of Contents

Introduction: 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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Pentecostalism and Prosperity: The Socio-Economics of the Global Charismatic Movement 5 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 1 reviews.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
An important book that gives global picture on the relationship between Pentecostalism and prosperity theology. An important collection.