Sunday, February 2, 2014

Pentecostalism Challenges Historical Churches

Studying Christianity?   Here' an interesting clip about the Pentecostal movement and the challenges it poses to traditional Christian churches.

Pentecostals number about 470 million and by 2025, they should grow to almost a quarter-billion. The movement has a strong messianic influence and focuses on speaking in tongues.

You can read more about Pentecostalism at this excellent BBC religion site. And here is an interesting story about Pentecostal snake handlers.

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