USC Center Receives $6.9 Million to Research Pentecostalism

USC Center Receives $6.9 Million Grant to Research Global Pentecostalism

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Approximately 500 million people worldwide consider themselves Pentecostal or charismatic Christians. The movement distinguishes itself from other forms of Christianity both by its powerful forms of worship, prayer, and manifestation of the Spirit, and its power to effect profound social, cultural and economic changes. Scholars across a variety of disciplines agree it is necessary to understand the significant growth and impact of this religious movement.

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