Introduction: The Ethiopian Pentecostal Movement

History, Identity and Current Socio-Political Dynamics

Authors

  • Jörg Haustein University of Heidelberg
  • Emanuele Fantini University of Turin

DOI:

https://doi.org/10.1558/ptcs.v12i2.150

Keywords:

Pentecostalism, Politics, Ethiopia

Abstract

Jörg Haustein and Emanuele Fantini introduce this special issue devoted to Pentecostalism in Ethiopia.

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Published

2013-12-10

How to Cite

Haustein, J., & Fantini, E. (2013). Introduction: The Ethiopian Pentecostal Movement: History, Identity and Current Socio-Political Dynamics. PentecoStudies, 12(2), 150–161. https://doi.org/10.1558/ptcs.v12i2.150

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