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Introduction Tongues, Toronto and the Millennium

  • Stephen Hunt
  • Malcolm Hamilton
  • Tony Walter

Abstract

In 1967 a popular New Zealand Christian magazine published a letter written by a concerned church minister, a certain Revd Boniface (Boniface, 1967). His complaint was that the emerging force of neo-Pentecostalism was divisive since it created major divisions within Baptist and Brethren churches, and disrupted the Anglican way of life. He also raised a profoundly pertinent question. Was this new movement ‘the most important development in Christianity in 1600 years or a tremendously dangerous psychological delusion’?

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Modern World Religious Experience Religious Movement Bureaucratic Structure Biblical Literalism 
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  • Stephen Hunt
  • Malcolm Hamilton
  • Tony Walter

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