Pentecostalism
noun see Pentecostal I

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • Pentecostalism — is a renewalist religious movement within Christianity that places special emphasis on the direct personal experience of God through the baptism of the Holy Spirit.).peaking in tonguesPentecostals vary in their beliefs of the types of speaking in …   Wikipedia

  • Pentecostalism —    Pentecostalism, which emphasizes the gifts of the Holy Spirit such as speaking in tongues, emerged at the start of the 20th century as a revi talization of the Holiness movement in the United States. The Holiness churches had followed the… …   Encyclopedia of Protestantism

  • Pentecostalism — See Pentecostal. * * * ➡ Pentecostalist * * * Protestant religious movement that originated in the U.S. in the 19th–20th century. It is characterized by a belief that all Christians should seek a postconversion religious experience called baptism …   Universalium

  • Pentecostalism — Pentecostal ► ADJECTIVE 1) relating to Pentecost. 2) (in Christian use) emphasizing baptism in the Holy Spirit, evidenced by ‘speaking in tongues’, prophecy, healing, and exorcism. DERIVATIVES Pentecostalism noun Pentecostalist adjective & noun …   English terms dictionary

  • Pentecostalism — noun Christian religious movement that emphasizes the Holy Spirit …   Wiktionary

  • Pentecostalism —    The start of a Pentecostal revival among Gypsies came in 1952 when a French Manouche, Mandz Duvil, asked the Breton pastor Clement Le Cossec to baptize him and his partner. Duvil spread the news of his new faith among his family and friends.… …   Historical dictionary of the Gypsies

  • Pentecostalism —    The twentieth century movement which stresses the reception of the more spectacular gifts of the Holy Spirit such as prophecy and speaking in tongues …   Who’s Who in Christianity

  • pentecostalism — pen·te·cos·tal·ism …   English syllables

  • Pentecostalism —  Пятидесятничество …   Вестминстерский словарь теологических терминов

  • Pentecostalism —    This term (from the Greek pentekoste hemera, meaning fiftieth day ) refers to a number of movements that generally claim the need for a personal outpouring of the Holy Spirit reminiscent of the first Pentecost; many Pentecostals believe this… …   Glossary of theological terms

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