Pentecostal Manifestos

PMPentecostal Manifestos is a new series of books edited by James K. A. Smith (Calvin College) and Amos Yong (Regent University School of Divinity) for the William B. Eerdmans Publishing Company. The series aims to speak for and to a rising, outward-looking generation of Pentecostal scholarship. Written by both established and newly emerging scholars, the various “manifesto” volumes will be creative statements, marked by rigorous theological scholarship, reflecting a distinctly Pentecostal engagement with wider themes and concerns in Christian thought today. New books will appear in the series approximately every six to nine months, along with reviews on this blog site. We welcome comments engaging the reviews.

Reviews of these books can be found below.

Beyond Pentecostalism: The Crisis of Global Christianity and the Renewal of the Theological Agenda

May 31st, 2011 by Nicholas Daniels

Wolfgang Vondey, Beyond Pentecostalism: The Crisis of Global Christianity and the Renewal of the Theological Agenda. Grand Rapids: Eerdmans, 2010. xiii + 267 pp. $32.00 paperback. In a well-known verse from Matthew’s Gospel, Jesus exhorts his disciples with the following: “I tell you the truth, unless you change and become like little children, you will never [...]

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Beyond Pentecostalism: The Crisis of Global Christianity and the Renewal of the Theological Agenda

May 9th, 2011 by Peter Althouse

Wolfgang Vondey, Beyond Pentecostalism: The Crisis of Global Christianity and the Renewal of the Theological Agenda. Grand Rapids: Eerdmans, 2010. xiii + 267 pp. $32.00 paperback. Theology is serious stuff, is it not? After all, theology deals with the God and God in Christ, the necessity of salvation and impending judgment of the world. To [...]

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A new book series: PENTECOSTAL MANIFESTOS

January 19th, 2011 by Amos Yong

Pentecostal Manifestos is a new book series by the William B. Eerdmans Publishing Company edited by James K. A. Smith and Amos Yong. The series will provide a forum for exhibiting the next generation of Pentecostal scholarship. Having exploded across the globe in the twentieth century, Pentecostalism now enters its second century. For the past [...]

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Justified in the Spirit: Creation, Redemption, and the Triune God

January 8th, 2011 by Nimi Wariboko

Frank D. Macchia, Justified in the Spirit: Creation, Redemption, and the Triune God. Grand Rapids: Eerdmans, 2010. x + 345pp. $32.00 paperback. “To be justified is to participate in the fullness of pneumatic existence, which means the risen and glorified Christ as well as communion of love enjoyed among Father, Son, and Spirit” (14-15). This [...]

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