"In Jesus' Name"
The History and Beliefs of Oneness Pentecostals
“In Jesus’ Name” tells the story of the
third stream of Pentecostalism, which emerged during the formative years
of the Pentecostal Revival. This is the first comprehensive study of the
origins, history and theology of Oneness Pentecostalism, the heterodox
movement expelled from the Assemblies of God in 1916 for its rejection
of the doctrine of the Trinity and insistence on water baptism in the
name of the Lord Jesus Christ.
traces the movement, now estimated at 14 million worldwide, to its
Pietist and Evangelical roots. Its distinctive doctrine is a radical
trajectory of a christocentric reaction that had already begun in early
Pentecostalism. Reed’s study shows the inadequacy of the label of heresy
in light of its thoroughgoing Pentecostal identity and theology of the
Name of God.
key resource for historians, theologians, church leaders and observers
of the worldwide Pentecostal phenomenon.
David A. Reed,
Ph.D. 1989, Boston University, is Professor Emeritus of Pastoral
Theology and Research Professor at Wycliffe College, Toronto, Canada. He
is the author of numerous articles in journals, books and dictionaries.
He and his wife, Carlynn, have two sons and live near Toronto, Ontario.
Journal of Pentecostal Theology Supplement
ISBN 9781905679010 xii + 394pp. Pbk. UK £25.95/
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