The Mind Does Matter

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Land contends in his landmark Pentecostal Spirituality: A Passion for the Kingdom, “There may be Pentecostal-like experiences, but Pentecostal spirituality is another matter.” So you can see how Pentecostal spirituality is not garden variety evangelicalism with spiritual gifts clumsily added in an eccliesial game of pin-the-tail-on-the- donkey. The same "counting by country" seems to be the case with some of the denominations in the other mega-blocs.

Pages: 156

Publisher: Xulon Press (October 30, 2004)

ISBN: 1594678928

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