“Latter Rain” Falling in the East: Early-Twentieth-Century Pentecostalism in India and the Debate over Speaking in Tongues

@article{Mcgee1999LatterRF,
  title={“Latter Rain” Falling in the East: Early-Twentieth-Century Pentecostalism in India and the Debate over Speaking in Tongues},
  author={G. Brian Mcgee},
  journal={Church History},
  year={1999},
  volume={68},
  pages={648 - 665}
}
  • G. Mcgee
  • Published 1 September 1999
  • Art
  • Church History
Looking back at the events that led up to the Azusa Street revival in Los Angeles, California, the foremost revival of the century in terms of global impact, eyewitness Frank Bartleman announced that the “revival was rocked in the cradle of little Wales … ‘brought up’ in India” and then became “full grown” in Los Angeles, California. To the Pentecostal “saints,” as they commonly called themselves in America, the appearance of “Pentecostal” phenomena (for example, visions, dreams, prophecy… 

THE CALCUTTA REVIVAL OF 1907 AND THE REFORMULATION OF CHARLES F. PARHAM’S “BIBLE EVIDENCE” DOCTRINE

“God is solving the missionary problem,” trumpeted the Apostolic Faith newspaper, published by the Azusa Street Mission in Los Angeles, California. 2 Indeed, “the Lord has given languages to the

Revisiting Azusa Street: A Centennial Retrospect

April 2006 I April 2006 North American Pentecostals mark the centenary of an event that stands at the core of their myth of origins. It happened in Los Angeles and takes its name from its

“Holy Ghost Tribe:” The Needles Revival and the Origins of Pentecostalism

Abstract In 1899, a religious revival in Needles, California, included the first recorded instance of tongues-speech in California. The revival was begun by a white Holiness preacher and included a

The 1904–05 Welsh Revival: Modernization, Technologies, and Techniques of the Self

Surveying the short history of pentecostalism in 1925, Frank Bartelman—a consummate “insider historian”—reckoned that although the Azusa Street revival had become “full grown” in Los Angeles,

The First Global Revivalist? Reuben Archer Torrey and the 1902 Evangelistic Campaign in Australia

Abstract As a revivalist who appeared to have initiated a world-wide awakening of Christianity and was also an early leader of the fundamentalist movement, Reuben A. Torrey is generally regarded as a

Catholicism and Protestantism in the Second World War in Europe

The Italian city of Pisa was no stranger to violence, war, disease or revolution. In its turn, the twentieth century brought it democracy, wars abroad, revolution, dictatorship and then war at home.

The Pentecostal and Charismatic movements

Revivals preceding Pentecostalism Although sporadic outbursts of ‘spiritual gifts’ and ecstasy have occurred throughout Christian history, the idea developed particularly in the Protestant

African Christianity: from the world wars to decolonisation

Introduction An exciting event occurred in 1969 when the pope visited Uganda. He told his hosts that ‘you must have an African Christianity. Indeed, you possess human values and characteristic forms

Christianity, colonialism and missions

Introduction In 1910 Rennie McInnes, an Anglican missionary in Cairo, enthusiastically pointed out that King Edward VII ruled over more Muslims than Persia and the Ottoman empire combined. ‘Who would

And Ever the Twain Shall Meet: The Holiness Missionary Movement and the Birth of World Pentecostalism, 1870–1920

  • J. Case
  • Political Science
    Religion and American Culture: A Journal of Interpretation
  • 2006
Abstract Pentecostalism first appeared as a global movement, built with both modern and antimodern materials provided by the American holiness missionary movement. On the anti-modern side, radical
...

References

SHOWING 1-10 OF 26 REFERENCES

Visions of Glory: The Place of the Azusa Street Revival in Pentecostal History

As news of the great Welsh Revival of 1904 reached Southern California, Frank Bartleman, an itinerant evangelist and pastor living in Los Angeles, became convinced that God was preparing to

Pentecostalism: Origins and Developments Worldwide

One of the premier interpreters of Pentecostalism, Walter J. Hollenweger has written what is in many ways a sequel to his magisterial "The Pentecostals" (1972). This volume assesses the origins of

Paul's Missionary Methods

is probable however that this is only a reflection of the actual plon of campaign which Paul adopted, and largely carried out, in his evangelization of the Roman Empire. That he had such a plan seems

Theological roots of Pentecostalism

Pentecostalism has been with us now for three quarters of a century. But in spite of the scholarship of recent years, the origins and background of this movement are still unclear. This is in part

The Proceedings of the Leaders' Meetings (1908-1911) and of the International Pentecostal Council (1912-1914)1

In 1912 some prominent leaders of the Pentecostal movement in Europe decided to form an International Consultative Council that would meet once or twice a year. At least four such meetings were held

Fields White Unto Harvest: Charles F. Parham and the Missionary Origins of Pentecostalism.

FIELDS WHITE UNTO HARVEST CHARLES F PARHAM AND THE MISSIONARY ORIGINS OF PENTECOSTALISM PDF Are you looking for Ebook fields white unto harvest charles f parham and the missionary origins of

The Latter Rain