Apostolic Networks in the UK: the dynamics of growth

Kay, William K and Dyer, Anne E (2005) Apostolic Networks in the UK: the dynamics of growth.

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Apostolic or New Churches came into existence in the UK as a result of a complicated set of historical and theological factors in the 1960s. By the mid-1970s these new churches, with their restorationist doctrines, were beginning to set trends within the wider evangelical scene and by the 1980s they had formed apostolic networks which functioned in some respects like conventional Pentecostal denominations and, in other respects, quite differently from them. In respect of the dynamics of church growth, as this empirical study shows, they appear to be similar.

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Additional Information: Presented at the Pentecostals, Power and Empowerment EPCRA/EPTA Conference in Schloss Beuggen, Rheinfelden, Germany, 29 March ' 2 April 2005. This is an electronic version of an article that was first published in the Journal of the European Pentecostal Theological Association. The journal website is available at http://www.eptaonline.com/
Keywords: Apostolic networks, charismatic movement, dynamics of growth
Members: Glyndŵr University
Depositing User: ULCC Admin
Date Deposited: 05 Oct 2011 09:14
Last Modified: 20 Mar 2016 21:19
URI: http://collections.crest.ac.uk/id/eprint/282

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