Reviews

Author: 
Estrelda Alexander
Reviewer: 
Monica Reed

Reed on Alexander, 'Black Fire: One Hundred Years of African American Pentecostalism'

Estrelda Alexander. Black Fire: One Hundred Years of African American Pentecostalism. Downers Grove: InterVarsity Press, 2011. 406 pp. $30.00 (paper), ISBN 978-0-8308-2586-8.

Reviewed by Monica Reed (LSU) Published on H-Pentecostalism (May, 2014) Commissioned by Tammy Heise

Author: 
David S. New
Reviewer: 
Alyson Dickson

Dickson on New, 'Christian Fundamentalism in America: A Cultural History'

David S. New. Christian Fundamentalism in America: A Cultural History. Jefferson: McFarland, 2012. v + 259 pp. $35.00 (paper), ISBN 978-0-7864-7058-7.

Reviewed by Alyson Dickson (Vanderbilt University) Published on H-Pentecostalism (March, 2014) Commissioned by Tammy Heise

Millennialism and Conflict in American History

Author: 
Candy Gunther Brown
Reviewer: 
Jonathan R. Baer

Baer on Brown, 'Testing Prayer: Science and Healing'

Candy Gunther Brown. Testing Prayer: Science and Healing. Cambridge: Harvard University Press, 2012. x + 372 pp. $29.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-674-06467-6.

Reviewed by Jonathan R. Baer (Wabash College) Published on H-Pentecostalism (October, 2013) Commissioned by Tammy Heise

Author: 
Harri Englund, ed.
Reviewer: 
Dianna Bell

Bell on Englund, 'Christianity and Public Culture in Africa'

Harri Englund, ed. Christianity and Public Culture in Africa. Athens: Ohio University Press, 2011. ix + 238 pp. $49.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-8214-1945-8.

Reviewed by Dianna Bell (Florida State University) Published on H-Pentecostalism (January, 2013) Commissioned by Tammy Heise

Author: 
Randall J. Stephens, Karl W. Giberson
Reviewer: 
Kathleen Hladky

Hladky on Stephens and Giberson, 'The Anointed: Evangelical Truth in a Secular Age'

Randall J. Stephens, Karl W. Giberson. The Anointed: Evangelical Truth in a Secular Age. Cambridge: Belknap Press of Harvard University Press, 2011. 384 pp. $29.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-674-04818-8.

Reviewed by Kathleen Hladky (College of Charleston) Published on H-Pentecostalism (November, 2012) Commissioned by Tammy Heise

Author: 
Kemp Pendleton Burpeau
Reviewer: 
Michael Wilkinson

Wilkinson on Burpeau, 'God's Showman: A Historical Study of John G. Lake and South African/American Pentecostalism'

Kemp Pendleton Burpeau. God's Showman: A Historical Study of John G. Lake and South African/American Pentecostalism. Oslo: Refleks Publishing, 2004. Illustrations. xi + 268 pp. $25.00 (paper), ISBN 978-82-996599-2-5.

Reviewed by Michael Wilkinson (Trinity Western University) Published on H-Pentecostalism (October, 2010) Commissioned by Gene Mills

Author: 
Matthew T. Lee, Margaret M. Poloma
Reviewer: 
William Kay

Kay on Lee and Poloma, 'A Sociological Study of the Great Commandment in Pentecostalism: The Practice of Godly Love As Benevolent Service'

Matthew T. Lee, Margaret M. Poloma. A Sociological Study of the Great Commandment in Pentecostalism: The Practice of Godly Love As Benevolent Service. Lewiston: Edwin Mellen Press, 2009. vi + 175 pp. $99.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-7734-3902-3.

Reviewed by William Kay (Glyndŵr University) Published on H-Pentecostalism (May, 2010) Commissioned by Gene Mills

Prisoners of Love

Author: 
Veli-Matti Kärkkäinen, ed.
Reviewer: 
H.S. "Skip" Horton-Parker

Horton-Parker on Kärkkäinen, 'The Spirit in the World: Emerging Pentecostal Theologies in Global Contexts'

Veli-Matti Kärkkäinen, ed. The Spirit in the World: Emerging Pentecostal Theologies in Global Contexts. Grand Rapids: William B. Eerdmans Pub. Co., 2009. 272 pp. $20.00 (paper), ISBN 978-0-8028-6281-5.

Reviewed by H.S. "Skip" Horton-Parker (Regent University School of Divinity) Published on H-Pentecostalism (March, 2010) Commissioned by Gene Mills

Author: 
Bernie A. Van De Walle
Reviewer: 
Roy Williams

Williams on Van De Walle, 'The Heart of the Gospel: A. B. Simpson, the Fourfold Gospel, and Late Nineteenth-Century Evangelical Theology'

Bernie A. Van De Walle. The Heart of the Gospel: A. B. Simpson, the Fourfold Gospel, and Late Nineteenth-Century Evangelical Theology. Eugene: Pickwick Publications, 2009. xvi + 210 pp. $25.00 (paper), ISBN 978-1-55635-940-8.

Reviewed by Roy Williams (North Hills Classical Academy) Published on H-Pentecostalism (January, 2010) Commissioned by Gene Mills

Author: 
Gerardo Marti
Reviewer: 
Kathleen Hladky

Hladky on Marti, 'Hollywood Faith: Holiness, Prosperity, and Ambition in a Los Angeles Church'

Gerardo Marti. Hollywood Faith: Holiness, Prosperity, and Ambition in a Los Angeles Church. New Brunswick: Rutgers University Press, 2008. xii + 234 pp. $68.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-8135-4348-2; $25.95 (paper), ISBN 978-0-8135-4349-9.

Reviewed by Kathleen Hladky (Florida State University) Published on H-Pentecostalism (December, 2009) Commissioned by Gene Mills

Author: 
Young-Hoon Lee
Reviewer: 
William T. Purinton

Purinton on Lee, 'The Holy Spirit Movement in Korea: Its Historical and Doctrinal Development'

Young-Hoon Lee. The Holy Spirit Movement in Korea: Its Historical and Doctrinal Development. S.l.: Regnum Studies in Mission, 2009. 208 pp. $23.00 (paper), ISBN 978-1-870345-67-5.

Reviewed by William T. Purinton (Seoul Theological University) Published on H-Pentecostalism (November, 2009) Commissioned by Gene Mills

Holy Spirit-uality in Korea

Author: 
R. Andrew Chesnut
Reviewer: 
Rowan Ireland

Ireland on Chesnut, 'Competitive Spirits: Latin America's New Religious Economy'

R. Andrew Chesnut. Competitive Spirits: Latin America's New Religious Economy. New York: Oxford University Press, 2007. 200 pp. 35.00 (paper), ISBN 978-0-19-531486-1.

Reviewed by Rowan Ireland (La Trobe University) Published on H-Pentecostalism (November, 2009) Commissioned by Gene Mills

Spirits Vie for Market Share in Latin America

Author: 
Paul Alexander
Reviewer: 
Steven Studebaker

Studebaker on Alexander, 'Peace to War: Shifting Allegiances in the Assemblies of God'

Paul Alexander. Peace to War: Shifting Allegiances in the Assemblies of God. Telford: Cascadia Publishing House, 2009. 429 pp. $26.95 (paper), ISBN 978-1-931038-58-4.

Reviewed by Steven Studebaker (McMaster Divinity College) Published on H-Pentecostalism (October, 2009) Commissioned by Gene Mills

Jesus vs. Mars: The Prince of Peace Takes on the God of War

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