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Challenges of Pentecostal Theology in the 21st Century

Phyllis Thompson

160 pages
SPCK Group

Where is Pentecostal theology going in the 21st century?
How does it address issues of spirituality, politics and justice?
What does it have to offer the worldwide Church?

These and other vital questions are explored here by leading Pentecostal theologians from the UK and the USA as they assess the challenges and opportunities facing Pentecostalism today.

With stimulating contributions by Joel Edwards, Charlotte Johnson, Steven Land, Douglas Nelson, Phyllis Thompson and Keith Warrington, this book offers valuable guidance to church leaders and to students training for the ministry throughout the Pentecostal world.

‘There is passion and information here, advice for the present and hope for the future.’
William K. Kay, Institute for Pentecostal Theology, Regents Theological College

‘When we consider that one in four Christians are Pentecostals, this book is a "must" for all who are seeking to improve their knowledge of Pentecostal theology and recognize its distinctives.’
Bishop Dr Donald Bolt, New Testament Church of God England and Wales

Author Bio
Phyllis Thompson has a background in development education and Pastoral ministry in the UK. She is currently a member of the Church of God International General Board of Education, an Executive Council Member of the European Pentecostal Theological Association and a member of the leadership team of her local Church in Northampton, England. She has written on topics to do with black majority churches, and women in Christian leadership. Recent publications include her contribution to Faith of our Fathers (Pathway Press 2009), Challenges of Black Pentecostal Leadership in the 21st Century (SPCK 2013) and Challenges of Pentecostal Theology in the 21st Century (SPCK 2020) the latter two for which she is the editor.