146 Book Reviews Wonsuk Ma, Veli-Matti Kärkkäinen and Kwabena Asamoah-Gyadu (eds.),Pen- tecostal Mission and Global Christianity(Oxford,UK: Regnum Books International, 2014). 397 pp. $50.00 paperback….
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Matthew Kaemingk, Christian Hospitality and Muslim Immigration in an Age of Fear (Grand Rapids: Eerdmans, 2018), 338 pages. The kind of book Evangelical Christians need to be reading on navigating Christian-Muslim relations today is the kind of book Matthew Kaemingk has written in Christian Hospitality and Muslim Immigration in an Age of Fear. So then, […]
Peter Hocken, Tony Richie, and Christopher A. Stephenson (eds.),Pentecostal Theology and Ecumenical Theology: Interpretations and Intersections. Vol. 34,Global Pentecostal and Charismatic Studies(Leiden,NL: Brill, 2019)….
What is an Academic Definition of Pentecostal Theology? A friend recently asked me to write a one-paragraph academic definition of Pentecostal theology. Of course,…
The Lord God Omnipotent Reigns: The Telos of Christian Eschatology Tony Richie, D. Min., Ph. D. Associate Professor of Theology Introduction The Greek…
Reading news that diplomats say they have an agreement that would block Iran from developing nuclear weapons and prevent another war, my mind went back to the 1979 hostage crisis. As a 19-years-old American, I was so outraged by the treatment of our diplomats that I enlisted in the Navy to prepare for the coming […]
Ida Glaser, The Bible and Other Faiths: Christian Responsibility in a World of Religions, Christian Doctrine in Global Perspective, Series Editor, David Smith, Consulting Editor, John Stott (Downers Grove, IL: InterVarsity Press, 2005), 255 pages. The Bible and Other Faiths ably brings together a unique set of concerns which aren’t often considered together under a […]
Opoku Onyinah, Spiritual Warfare: A Centre for Pentecostal Theology Short Introduction (Cleveland, TN: CPT Press, 2012), 196 pages. The Centre for Pentecostal Theology (CPT) Press is initiating an ongoing series of “short introductions”. To date they include the present volume by Onyinah under review and Lee Roy Martin, Fasting: A Centre for Pentecostal Theology Short […]
The 2016 Society for Pentecostal Studies meeting was by far one of the best ever! That was my experience, and it agrees with the input I heard from several colleagues. SPS began in 1970 as an organization of scholars dedicated to providing a discussion forum for all academic disciplines as a spiritual service to the […]
Matthew Schmitz, “Immigration Idealism: A Case for Christian Realism” First Things (May 2019). As usual, the writing of Matthew Schmitz, senior editor of First Things, is clear and cogent—and courageous. He fearlessly tackles daunting topics such as, in this case, immigration. It is a genuine pleasure to follow his almost seamless integration of personal testimony, […]
As any observer of contemporary media well knows, the religion of Islam and its Muslim adherents have for some time been at the center of much public attention. Previously, American evangelicals have responded to Islam in various ways. Some regard Islam with fear and condemnation. These view Islam primarily in terms of terrorism and violence. […]
Tony Richie Summarizes and Reflects on Special White House Convening: “Celebrating and Protecting America’s Tradition of Religious Pluralism” On Thursday, December 17th from 1:00-4:30 PM the White House conducted a special convening on “Celebrating and Protecting America’s Tradition of Religious Pluralism.” Participation was by White House invitation only. Two Church of God ministers, Cheryl […]