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From Purity to Power: A study in the development of the doctrine of the Baptism of the Holy Spirit

                                     INTRODUCTION This dissertation is looking at the development of the doctrine of the baptism with the Holy Spirit in nineteenth century America.  It will be confined to looking at the change of emphasis from purity to power … Continue reading

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From Purity to Power Part 2 (my masters dissertation)

                                                CHARLES FINNEY In approaching Charles Finney we need to briefly look at the transition years between him and the earlier writings of Wesley and Fletcher.   Timothy Smith implies that Methodism adopted the Pentecostal terminology direct from Finney but this … Continue reading

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