Reviews

Author: 
Crawford Gribben
Reviewer: 
Peter Althouse

Althouse on Gribben, 'Writing the Rapture: Prophecy Fiction in Evangelical America'


Crawford Gribben. Writing the Rapture: Prophecy Fiction in Evangelical America. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2009. xi + 258 pp. $29.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-19-532660-4.

Reviewed by Peter Althouse (Southeastern University)
Published on H-Pentecostalism (October, 2009)
Commissioned by Gene Mills

Unto the (Popular) Ends of the Earth

Author: 
Kelly H. Chong
Reviewer: 
Linda M. Ambrose

Ambrose on Chong, 'Deliverance and Submission: Evangelical Women and the Negotiation of Patriarchy in South Korea'


Kelly H. Chong. Deliverance and Submission: Evangelical Women and the Negotiation of Patriarchy in South Korea. Cambridge: Harvard University Asia Center, 2008. 272 pp. $39.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-674-03107-4.

Reviewed by Linda M. Ambrose (Laurentian University)
Published on H-Pentecostalism (September, 2009)
Commissioned by Gene Mills

Author: 
Philip Jenkins
Reviewer: 
Gerald W. King

King on Jenkins, 'The New Faces of Christianity: Believing the Bible in the Global South'


Philip Jenkins. The New Faces of Christianity: Believing the Bible in the Global South. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2006. x + 252 pp. $26.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-19-530065-9.

Reviewed by Gerald W. King (Department of Philosophy, Theology & Religion, University of Birmingham)
Published on H-Pentecostalism (September, 2009)
Commissioned by Gene Mills

Author: 
David Westerlund, ed.
Reviewer: 
Amos Yong

Yong on Westerlund, 'Global Pentecostalism: Encounters with Other Religious Traditions'


David Westerlund, ed. Global Pentecostalism: Encounters with Other Religious Traditions. Library of Modern Religion Series. London: I. B. Tauris, 2009. 288 pp. $89.50 (cloth), ISBN 978-1-84511-877-8.

Reviewed by Amos Yong (Regent University School of Divinity)
Published on H-Pentecostalism (September, 2009)
Commissioned by Gene Mills

Author: 
Richard J. Callahan
Reviewer: 
John Hayes

Hayes on Callahan, 'Work and Faith in the Kentucky Coal Fields: Subject to Dust'


Richard J. Callahan. Work and Faith in the Kentucky Coal Fields: Subject to Dust. Bloomington: Indiana University Press, 2009. xv + 259 pp. $34.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-253-35237-8.

Reviewed by John Hayes (Wake Forest University)
Published on H-Pentecostalism (August, 2009)
Commissioned by Gene Mills

Author: 
Pradip Thomas
Reviewer: 
Roger E. Hedlund

Hedlund on Thomas, 'Strong Religion, Zealous Media: Christian Fundamentalism and Communication in India'


Pradip Thomas. Strong Religion, Zealous Media: Christian Fundamentalism and Communication in India. Thousand Oaks: SAGE Publications, 2008. xvii + 207 pp. $39.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-81-7829-834-4.

Reviewed by Roger E. Hedlund
Published on H-Pentecostalism (August, 2009)
Commissioned by Gene Mills

The Global Benny Hinn Road Show

Author: 
Michael S. Stephens
Reviewer: 
Nancy A. Hardesty

Hardesty on Stephens, 'Who Healeth All Thy Diseases: Health, Healing, and Holiness in the Church of God Reformation Movement'


Michael S. Stephens. Who Healeth All Thy Diseases: Health, Healing, and Holiness in the Church of God Reformation Movement. Lanham: Scarecrow Press, 2008. xxii + 224 pp. $50.00 (paper), ISBN 978-0-8108-5840-4.

Reviewed by Nancy A. Hardesty (Clemson University)
Published on H-Pentecostalism (July, 2009)
Commissioned by Gene Mills

Author: 
Andrew Lord
Reviewer: 
William Prevette

Prevette on Lord, 'Spirit-Shaped Mission: A Holistic Charismatic Missiology'


Andrew Lord. Spirit-Shaped Mission: A Holistic Charismatic Missiology. Studies in Pentecostal and Charismatic Issues Series. Milton Keynes: Paternoster, 2005. xii + 154 pp. $17.99 (paper), ISBN 978-1-84227-264-0.

Reviewed by William Prevette (Southeastern University)
Published on H-Pentecostalism (April, 2009)
Commissioned by Gene Mills

Author: 
Allan Anderson
Reviewer: 
Angela Tarango

Tarango on Anderson, 'Spreading Fires: The Missionary Nature of Early Pentecostalism'


Allan Anderson. Spreading Fires: The Missionary Nature of Early Pentecostalism. Maryknoll: Orbis Books, 2007. 312 pp. $35.00 (paper), ISBN 978-1-57075-749-5.

Reviewed by Angela Tarango (Oberlin College)
Published on H-Pentecostalism (April, 2009)
Commissioned by Gene Mills

Early Missionary Pentecostalism Re-Enlightened

Author: 
Ogbu U. Kalu, Alaine Low, eds.
Reviewer: 
Michael Wilkinson

Wilkinson on Kalu and Low, 'Interpreting Contemporary Christianity: Global Processes and Local Identities'


Ogbu U. Kalu, Alaine Low, eds. Interpreting Contemporary Christianity: Global Processes and Local Identities. Studies in the History of Christian Missions Series. Grand Rapids: William B. Eerdmans Publishing Company, 2008. xiv + 365 pp. $45.00 (paper), ISBN 978-0-8028-6242-6.

Author: 
Robert Mbe Akoko
Reviewer: 
John W. Forje

Forje on Akoko, '"Ask and You Shall Be Given": Pentecostalism and the Economic Crisis in Cameroon'


Robert Mbe Akoko. "Ask and You Shall Be Given": Pentecostalism and the Economic Crisis in Cameroon. African Studies Collection Series. Leiden: African Studies Centre, 2007. 239 pp. EUR 15 (paper), ISBN 978-90-5448-007-5.

Reviewed by John W. Forje (University of Yaounde II-Soa)
Published on H-Pentecostalism (March, 2009)
Commissioned by Gene Mills

The Relationship between Pentecostalism and Cameroon Society

Author: 
Asonzeh F. K. Ukah
Reviewer: 
Richard Burgess

Burgess on Ukah, 'A New Paradigm of Pentecostal Power: A Study of the Redeemed Christian Church of God in Nigeria'


Asonzeh F. K. Ukah. A New Paradigm of Pentecostal Power: A Study of the Redeemed Christian Church of God in Nigeria. Trenton: Africa World Press, 2008. xxiv + 410 pp. $39.64 (paper), ISBN 978-1-59221-621-5.

Reviewed by Richard Burgess (University of Birmingham)
Published on H-Pentecostalism (March, 2009)
Commissioned by Gene Mills

Author: 
Terence O. Ranger, ed.
Reviewer: 
Asonzeh Ukah

Ukah on Ranger, 'Evangelical Christianity and Democracy in Africa'


Terence O. Ranger, ed. Evangelical Christianity and Democracy in Africa. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2008. xxx + 267 pp. $99.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-19-517477-9; $29.95 (paper), ISBN 978-0-19-530802-0.

Reviewed by Asonzeh Ukah (University of Bayreuth)
Published on H-Pentecostalism (February, 2009)
Commissioned by Gene Mills

Author: 
Mark J. Cartledge
Reviewer: 
Kenneth J. Archer

Archer on Cartledge, 'Encountering the Spirit: The Charismatic Tradition'


Mark J. Cartledge. Encountering the Spirit: The Charismatic Tradition. Traditions of Christian Spiritualities Series. Maryknoll: Orbis Books, 2007. 152 pp. $16.00 (paper), ISBN 978-1-57075-688-7.

Reviewed by Kenneth J. Archer (Church of God Theological Seminary)
Published on H-Pentecostalism (January, 2009)
Commissioned by Gene Mills

Author: 
David John Marley
Reviewer: 
C. Alvin Hughes

Hughes on Marley, 'Pat Robertson: An American Life'


David John Marley. Pat Robertson: An American Life. Lanham: Rowman and Littlefield Publishers, 2007. x + 312 pp. $26.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-7425-5295-1.

Reviewed by C. Alvin Hughes (Department of History and Philosophy, Austin Peay State University)
Published on H-Pentecostalism (January, 2009)
Commissioned by Gene Mills

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