Book Review: Spirit Cure: A History of Pentecostal Healing

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Dr. Scott Billingsley, Associate Vice Chancellor for Academic Affairs (Creator)
The University of North Carolina at Pembroke (UNCP )
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Abstract: The article reviews the book Spirit Cure: A History of Pentecostal Healing, by Joseph W. Williams. According to the reviewer, Joseph W. Williams offers a refreshing interpretation of pentecostals’ belief in divine healing in the twentieth and twenty-first centuries. Arguing for continuity over change, he contends that pentecostalism had always been part of “a broad-based metaphysical tradition within U.S. religion.”

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Journal of Southern History 80.4 (2014)
Language: English
Date: 2014
Nonfiction, Religion, Protestant Christianity, Pentecostalism, Pentecostal Healing, Charismatic Healing, Faith Healing, Joseph W. Williams

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