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Author Christerson, Brad, author

Title The rise of network christianity : how independent leaders are changing the religious landscape / Brad Christerson and Richard Flory
Published New York, NY : Oxford University Press, [2017]


Description 1 online resource
Series Global pentecostal and charismatic Christianity
Global pentecostal and charismatic Christianity.
Contents The rise of Independent Network Charismatic Christianity -- The origins of INC Christianity -- Innovations in governance: networks and apostles -- The product: supernatural power and social transformation -- Innovations in finance and marketing -- Competitive disadvantages and downsides -- The success of INC Christianity and its implications
Summary The Rise of Network Christianity explains social forces behind the fastest growing form of Christianity in the U.S., which the authors have labeled ""Independent Network Charismatic"" (INC). This form of Christianity, governed through networks, emphasizes aggressive engagement with the supernatural, including healing, direct prophecies from God, engaging in ""spiritual warfare"" against demonic spirits, and social transformation
Subject Pentecostalism -- History -- 21st century
Genre/Form History
Form Electronic book
Author Flory, Richard W., author
ISBN 9780190635688