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Pentecostalism and the Catholic church in Nigeria

Evaristus Bassey

Pentecostalism and the Catholic church in Nigeria

by Evaristus Bassey

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Published by Mariana Publications in Calabar .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Nigeria.
    • Subjects:
    • Catholic Church -- Relations -- Pentecostal churches.,
    • Catholic Church -- Nigeria.,
    • Pentecostal churches -- Relations -- Catholic Church.,
    • Pentecostalism -- Nigeria.

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references (p. 95-97).

      Statementby Evaristus Bassey.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsBX8764.2 .B37 1993
      The Physical Object
      Pagination99 p. ;
      Number of Pages99
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL1206767M
      LC Control Number94201671
      OCLC/WorldCa30959789

        While some Pentecostals in some parts of the world, especially in Latin America, have a reputation for trying to convince Catholics to leave the church, the reality of the Catholic-Pentecostal. The Universal Church of the Kingdom of God (Igreja Universal do Reino de Deus or IURD) is one of the largest and strongest Neo-Pentecostal churches in Brazil with global d by Bishop Edir Bezerra Macedo and two other pastors in , the church encompasses 8 million members in over countries, television networks (including the second largest in Brazil), radio stations.

      Pentecostalism in Ghana: An African Reformation By Jones Darkwa Amanor, Th.D. Academic Dean, International Theological Seminary, Accra, Ghana Introduction The earliest contact between Ghana and Christian Missionaries was the late 15th century when Roman Catholic missionaries accompanied the earliest Portuguese traders to the Gold Size: KB. She has conducted extensive research in Italy, Nigeria, Ghana, and the US. Her latest book African Pentecostals in Catholic Europe: The Politics of Presence in the Twenty-First Century (Harvard University Press, ) was awarded honorable mention by the Clifford Geertz Prize committee in recognition of its contribution to the.

      Pentecostalism can also be understood as a movement towards the activities of the Holy Spirit outside the Catholic Church. It is in this sense that David Crystal uses the term when he defines it in The Barnes and Noble Encyclopedia as “A modern Christian renewal movement inspired by the descent of the Holy Spirit experienced by the Apostles.   Pastor James Fadele is a pastor in Texas with the Redeemed Christian Church of God in North America, a Pentecostal movement that started in Nigeria in European and American missionaries have traveled to Africa to spread the gospel, but a Nigerian pastor plans to do the opposite: build churches as numerous as Starbucks.


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Pentecostalism and the Catholic church in Nigeria by Evaristus Bassey Download PDF EPUB FB2

Pentecostalism is a charismatic Protestant Christian movement that emphasizes a personal encounter with Jesus Christ as savior and healer, with the potential for converts to be “born again” as Christians.

Nigerian Pentecostalism emerged in the s as university-educated, charismatic youth began creating their own spaces for worship. The number of official members is still smaller among Pentecostals than Catholics; however, it is not unreasonable to suppose that Pentecostalism has more practicing members than the Catholic Church.

In my view, there are two main reasons for this. First, Pentecost was the evening before the eighth day of God's working in this : $ The Pentecostal Movement in the Catholic Church [O'Connor, Edward D.] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers.

The Pentecostal Movement in the Catholic ChurchCited by:   Pentecostalism can also be understood as a movement towards the activities of the Holy Spirit outside the Catholic Church.

It is in this sense that David Crystal uses the term when he defines it in The Barnes and Noble Encyclopedia as “A modern Christian renewal movement inspired by the descent of the Holy Spirit experienced by the Apostles at the first Christian Pentecost (Acts 2).

The book Pentecostal Republic: Religion and the Struggle for State Power in Nigeria, Ebenezer Obadare is published by Zed Books. The current Vice President, Yemi Osinbajo is a Pentecostal pastor and member of the Redeemed Christian Church of God (RCCG), easily the most politically influential church in Nigeria today.

The influence of Pentecostalism on Nigerian democracy manifests in many other ways, the most profound of which is the ascendance of a mentality that renders.

Drawing on the growing body of work which compares Catholic approach with Pentecostal mission strategy, the paper examines this distinction, and analyses the approach to the use of the media as a strategy of ‘mission’ in the Catholic Archdiocese of Jos – where Catholicism started in Northern : Godfrey Naanlang Danaan.

A 'read' is counted each time someone views a publication summary (such as the title, abstract, and list of authors), clicks on a figure, or views or downloads the : Martin Lindhardt. In order to understand the presence and impact of pentecostalism in Nigeria, we examine briefly the religious arena in Nigeria before the explosion of the contemporary pentecostal spirituality.

We have to categorise and identify the nature of pentecostalism, its influence and File Size: KB. International Conference THE CATHOLIC CHURCH AND PENTECOSTALISM: CHALLENGES IN THE NIGERIAN CONTEXT (14thth November ) Final report of the Secretary of the Conference, Fr.

Augustine Asogwa Preamble: We are grateful to the Catholic Bishops Conference of Nigeria. According to Pew Research, Nigeria is the second most religious country in the world. Its populace is evenly divided between the largely Muslim north and the predominantly Christian south. Below is a list of notable churches in Nigeria.

By Nneka Okumazie It is scary to see the recklessness with which many, who attend other churches, criticise the Catholic church. Some love to take a stand, picking apart their doctrines like it’s a strategy for evangelism, or like the church is the problem of Christianity.

It is easy to find fault, or find a reason. The emergence of Pentecostalism on the religious landscape of Nigeria has influenced the mainline churches in so many ways, Pentecostalism has penetrated and influence the mainline churches both.

In Nigeria, the pentecostal Redeemed Christian Church of God produces Christian-themed movies that have beaten secular rivals at the box office (Murphy ). InGhana’s national airline, Ghana Airways, invited a Ghanaian-born, London-based pentecostal evangelist to conduct a “deliverance service” to save the organization from its.

Nigeria. However, there are different opinions and school of thoughts concerning the antecedent of Pentecostal church in Nigeria.

While virtually all Pentecostal denominations trace their origins to Azusa Street, an account of Pentecostalism in Nigeria is viewed and outlined as being first initiated in the country by the spirit filled groups known. The Gospel of Materialism – Nigerian Pentecostalism and Hypocrisy (Part 3) by the control of these is wrested from the contributors and rested solely on the founder/owner of the Church and his/her spouse.

In Nigeria the three wealthiest religious magazines, CDs, DVDs, books, booklets and pamphlets, stickers, key-holders and other. Catholic churches and para-church organizations exist that not only worship in a charismatic style, but desire to see Christians empowered by the Holy Spirit as described in the book of Acts.

Charismatic worship is a hallmark of the Pentecostal church, as is embracing the gifts of the Holy Spirit as outlined in the New Testament.

Nigeria’s religious landscape was once dominated by the Catholic and Anglican churches, but today there is a rising wave of evangelical and Pentecostal. The Pentecostalism Controversy This study was published by the Central Bureau Press, Westminster Place, St.

Louis, MOin with the Imprimatur of. Catholic Charismatic Renewal is a "Current of Grace" within the Catholic Church that incorporates aspects of both Catholic and Charismatic Movement practice.

It is influenced by some of the teachings of Protestantism and Pentecostalism with an emphasis on having a personal relationship with Jesus and expressing the gifts of the Holy Spirit. Cardinal Léon-Joseph Suenens described Charismatic Renewal Headquarters: Vatican. Pentecostal preacher and writer Don Basham describes the BHS, which is the heart of Pentecostal teaching and practice, this way: "The baptism in the Holy Spirit is a second encounter with God (the first is conversion) in which the Christian begins to receive the supernatural power of the Holy Spirit into his life" (A Handbook on Holy Spirit Baptism, Monroeville, PA: Whitaker Books,p).The Beginning of Indigenous Pentecostalism in Nigeria: Pentecostalism has been associated with the gifts of the Spirit particularly in the aspects of speaking in tongues and interpretations (Macchia, ).Thus, the events in Acts of Apostles chapter two served as a bedrock for the Pentecostal.on Pentecostalism aroundthere were bar, Pentecostals in the world.

Now, as this revision [his revision to his classic history of the movement] appears, that.