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By Edith L. Blumhofer

Hardcover: 464 pages
Publisher: Gospel Pub residence; First version version (May 1989)
Language: English
ISBN-10: 0882434578
ISBN-13: 978-0882434575
Product Dimensions: 8.7 x 5.7 x 1.3 inches
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They also identified with a concern for ho­ 36 / RESTORATIONISM, PREMILLEN1ALISM, HEALING liness that permeated much of the religious culture, and they sensed a need for spiritual power to energize their end-times activities. A renewed focus on the Holy Spirit as the source of both holiness and power characterized the efforts of many whose religious inclinations found expression in contexts shaped by restorationism, premillennialism, and the message of divine healing. Healing evangelist John Alexander Dowie, founder of Zion City, Illinois Shiloh Tabernacle, Zion, Illinois.

The next year, Jones accepted the pastorate of Mt. Helm Baptist Church in Jackson, Mississippi. ”“ Jones began by convening a holiness convention in 1897. The group he gathered claimed to be interdenominational and non­ sectarian, “serving in the denominations if allowed, but serving Christ in the life of His people” if expelled. The attendance of delegates from Arkansas, Tennessee, Missouri, Illinois, North Carolina, Louisiana, Alabama, and Georgia indicated the ex­ tent of this movement. ”35 In fact, participants experienced various forms of per­ secution, and many left their denominations.

Maria Woodworth-Etter, ca. 1900 2. Origins of Pentecostalism: The Holy Spirit as "Pentecostal Fire" There are people almost everywhere whose hearts are all aflame With the fire that fell at Pentecost, which cleansed and made them clean; It is burning now within my heart— All glory to His name! And I'm glad that I can say I' I. G. Martin, I'm Glad /' Early in the 1900s, Arthur Tappan Pierson, a dignified elder statesman of the conservative evangelical world, reminisced about the past half century.

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