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History and Characteristics of Pentecostal Christianity in Zimbabwe

  • Lovemore Togarasei
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Abstract

This chapter traces the history of Zimbabwean Pentecostal Christianity from its genesis to the present picture. Consequently, it first discusses the introduction of the Apostolic Faith Mission in Zimbabwe before moving on to discuss some of the Pentecostal churches born out of this church. This is followed by a discussion of the 1980s and 1990s explosion of American type Pentecostal churches and the current Pentecostal charismatic churches that seem to be sweeping the Christian landscape in the country.

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Lovemore Togarasei
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  1. 1.Department of TRSUniversity of BotswanaGaboroneBotswana

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