Articles by Allan Anderson

The following articles have appeared in academic journals, and are arranged chronologically, beginning with the latest. Those that are on line are indicated with links. For other on line papers available:  Click here

‘Spreading Fires: The Globalization of Pentecostalism in the Twentieth Century’, International Bulletin of Missionary Research 31:1 (January 2007), pp. 8-14. ISSN 0272-6122

‘Pentecostalism, the Enlightenment, and Christian Mission in Europe’, International Review of Mission 95:378/9 (July/Oct 2006), pp. 276-281. ISSN 0020-8582

‘The Azusa Street Revival and the Emergence of Pentecostal Missions in the Early Twentieth Century’, Transformation 23:2, April 2006 (107-118). ISSN 0265-3788

‘”To All Points of the Compass”: The Azusa Street Revival and Global Pentecostalism’, Enrichment: A Journal for Pentecostal Ministry 11:2, Spring 2006 (164-172) ISSN 1082-1791

‘Exorcism and Conversion to African Pentecostalism’, Exchange: Journal of Missiological and Ecumenical Research 35:1, 2006 (116-133) ISSN 0166-2740

‘Pandita Ramabai, the Mukti Revival and the Origins of Pentecostalism’, Transformation 23:1, January 2006 (37-48). ISSN 0265-3788

'The Dubious Legacy of Charles Parham: Racism and Cultural Insensitivity among Pentecostals'. Pneuma 27:1, 2005 (51-64). ISSN 0272-0965

‘The Origins of Pentecostalism and its Global Spread in the Early Twentieth Century’, Transformation 22:3, July 2005 (175-185). ISSN 0265-3788

‘Eroberung der Kontinente: Pfingstkirchen und charismatische Bewegungen verbreiten sich schneller als alle anderen Religionen’, Der Überblick 1/2005, March 2005 (26-31). ISSN 0343-0553

'New African Initiated Pentecostalism and Charismatics in South Africa’, Journal of Religion in Africa 35:1, 2005 (66-92) ISSN 0022-4200

‘Towards a Pentecostal Missiology for the Majority World’, Asian Journal of Pentecostal Studies 8:1, January 2005 (29-47) ISSN 0118-8534

‘Pentecostalism in Africa: An Overview’, Orita: Ibadan Journal of Religious Studies (University of Ibadan, Nigeria) 36:1-2, June & December 2004 (38-56). ISSN 0030-5596

'Structures and Patterns in Pentecostal Mission’, Missionalia 32:2, August 2004 (233-249) ISSN 0256-9507

‘Writing the Pentecostal history of Africa, Asia and Latin America’, Journal of Beliefs & Values: Studies in Religion & Education 25:2, August 2004 (139-151) ISSN 1361-7672

‘Pentecostal-Charismatic Spirituality and Theological Education in Europe from a Global Perspective’, PentecoStudies, 3:1, 2004.

‘The Pentecostal and Charismatic Movements in Britain: an historical overview’, REFLEKS (Oslo) 3:1, 2004 (78-90) ISSN 1502-9700

The Contextual Pentecostal Theology of David Yonggi Cho’, Asian Journal of Pentecostal Studies 7:1, January 2004 (101-123) ISSN 0118-8534.

‘The Contribution of David Yonggi Cho to a Contextual Theology in Korea’, Paper read at the International Symposium at Hansei University, 26-27 September 2002, Journal of Pentecostal Theology, 12:1, 2003 (87-107) ISSN 0272-0965.

‘African Initiated Churches of the Spirit and Pneumatology’, Word & World: Theology for Christian Ministry, 23:2, Spring 2003 (178-186). ISSN 0275-5270  

'The New Pentecostal and Charismatic Churches: The Shape of Future Christianity in Africa?’, Pneuma: The Journal of the Society for Pentecostal Studies 24:2, Fall 2002 (167-184) ISSN 0272-0965

‘Pentecostal Approaches to Faith and Healing’, Paper for the Missiology Consultation, World Council of Churches, London, England, 14-19 April 2002, International Review of Mission, 91:363, 2002 (523-534) ISSN 0020-8582

‘Diversity in the Definition of “Pentecostal/Charismatic” and its Ecumenical Implications’, Paper for the Society of Pentecostal Studies Annual Meeting, Lakeland, FL, 15-17 March 2002, Mission Studies: Journal of the International Association of Mission Studies 19-2, 38, 2002 (40-55) ISSN 0168-9789  

‘Christian Missionaries and “Heathen Natives”: The Cultural Ethics of Early Pentecostal Missionaries’, JEPTA: Journal of the European Pentecostal Theological Association XXII, 2002 (4-29)

‘The Globalization of Pentecostalism and the Reshaping of Christianity in the Twenty-First Century’, Missionalia, 29:3, November 2001 (423-443)

‘Stretching the Definitions? Pneumatology and "Syncretism" in African Pentecostalism’, Journal of Pentecostal Theology 10:1, October 2001 (98-119)

‘The "Fury and Wonder"? Pentecostal-Charismatic Spirituality in Theological Education’, Pneuma: The Journal of the Society for Pentecostal Studies 23:2, Fall 2001 (287-302)

‘A "Failure in Love"? Western Missions and the Emergence of African Initiated Churches in the Twentieth Century’, Missiology: An International Review, XXIX:3, July 2001 (275-286)

‘Types and Butterflies: African Initiated Churches and European Typologies’, International Bulletin of Missionary Research 25:3, July 2001 (107-113)

'The Mission Initiatives of African Pentecostals in Continental Perspective’, Missionalia 28:2/3, November 2000 (83-98)

'Signs and Blunders: Pentecostal Mission Issues at Home and Abroad in the Twentieth Century'. Adapted from paper read at the Society for Pentecostal Studies Annual Meeting, Kirkland, Washington, 17 March 2000, Journal of Asian Mission 2:2, September 2000 (193-210)

‘The Gospel and African Religion: A Space for Belonging in African Pentecostalism’, Paper read at the Conference of the Partnership of African Christian Communities in Europe, Westminster College, Cambridge, 17 September 1999, International Review of Mission, July 2000 (373-383)

‘The Gospel and Culture in Pentecostal Missions in the Third World’. Paper read at the Conference of the European Pentecostal Charismatic Theological Association, Missionsakademie, University of Hamburg, Germany, 15 July 1999, Missionalia 27:2, August 1999 (220-230)

‘The Lekganyanes and Prophecy in the Zion Christian Church’, Journal of Religion in Africa, XXIX:3, October 1999 (285-312)

‘Pentecostal Movements in East Asia: Indigenous Oriental Christianity?’, SMT: Swedish Missiological Themes/ Svensk Missions Tidskrift 87:3, 1999 (319-340), and Pneuma: The Journal for the Society for Pentecostal Studies 22:1, Spring 2000 (115-132)

‘African Pentecostals in Mission’, SMT: Swedish Missiological Themes/ Svensk Missions Tidskrift 87:3, 1999 (389-404)

‘The Study of Pentecostalism and the Research Unit for New Religions and Christian Churches’, SMT: Swedish Missiological Themes/ Svensk Missions Tidskrift 87:3, 1999 (447-452)

‘African Pentecostalism’, Studia Historiae Ecclesiasticae XXII: 2, December 1996 (114-148)

‘Chiese iniziatiche africane oggi: recostruzione o disintegazione?’ Religione e Sette nel Mondo 7 (2:3) September 1996 (111-122)

The hermeneutical processes of Pentecostal-type AICs in South Africa’, Missionalia 24:2, August 1996 (171-185)

Challenges and prospects for research into AICs in Southern Africa’. Paper read at the Centre for the Study of Christianity in the Non-Western World, University of Edinburgh, January 1996, Missionalia 23:3, November 1995 (283-294)

African Pentecostals and the ancestor cult: confrontation or compromise?’. Paper read at the Annual Conference of SAMS, January 1993, Missionalia 21:1, April 1993 (26-39)

Frederick Modise and the International Pentecost Church: An African Messiah?’ Paper read at the NERMIC conference, July 1992, Missionalia 20:3, November 1992 (186-200)

‘The struggle for unity in Pentecostal mission churches in South Africa’. Paper read at the Annual Conference of SAMS, January 1992, Journal of Theology in Southern Africa 82, March 1993 (67-77)

‘Pentecostal pneumatology and African power concepts: continuity or change?’ Paper read at the Annual Meeting of the Society of Pentecostal Studies, Dallas, Texas, November 1990, Missionalia 19:1, April 1991 (65-74)

‘The prosperity message in the eschatology of some new Charismatic churches in South Africa’. Paper read at the Southern Africa Missiological Society's (SAMS) Annual Conference, January 1987, Missionalia 15:2, August 1987 (72-83)

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