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Global Pentecostalism in the 21st Century

Global Pentecostalism in the 21st Century( )
Editor: Hefner, Robert W.
Afterword by: Berger, Peter L.
ISBN:978-0-253-01086-5
Publication Date:Oct 2013
Publisher:Indiana University Press
Book Format:Paperback
List Price:USD $28.00
Book Description:

This state-of-the-field overview of Pentecostalism around the world focuses on cultural developments among second- and third-generation adherents in regions with large Pentecostal communities, considering the impact of these developments on political participation, citizenship, gender relations, and economic morality. Leading scholars from anthropology, sociology, religious studies, and history present useful introductions to global issues and country-specific studies drawn from Latin...
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Book Details
Pages:282
Detailed Subjects: Religion / Christianity / Pentecostal & Charismatic
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):6 x 9 x 0.6 Inches
Book Weight:0.898 Pounds
Author Biography
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Peter Ludwig Berger was born in Vienna, Austria on March 17, 1929. He immigrated to the United States when he was 17 years old. He received a bachelor's degree from Wagner College in 1949 and did his doctoral work at the New School in Manhattan. He was a theologian who was known for his work in the sociology of knowledge, understanding how humans experience everyday reality. He taught at several universities including Boston University, the New School for Social Research, Brooklyn College, Rutgers University, and Boston College.

He wrote many books during his lifetime including The Social Construction of Reality: A Treatise in the Sociology of Knowledge, A Rumor of Angels: Modern Society and the Rediscovery of the Supernatural, The Noise of Solemn Assemblies: Christian Commitment, The Religious Establishment in America, The Heretical Imperative: Contemporary Possibilities of Religious Affirmation, and A Far Glory: The Quest for Faith in an Age of Credulity. He died from heart failure on June 27, 2017 at the age of 88.

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