oa Missionalia : Southern African Journal of Mission Studies - Charismacity: The prevalence of the Pentecostal/Charismatic church in the city
|Article Title||Charismacity: The prevalence of the Pentecostal/Charismatic church in the city|
|© Publisher:||Southern African Missiological Society (SAMS)|
|Journal||Missionalia : Southern African Journal of Mission Studies|
|Affiliations||1 School of Religion and Theology, University of KwaZulu Natal|
|Publication Date||Apr 2005|
|Pages||111 - 124|
|Keyword(s)||Communion, Cross-cultural relationships, Leadership struggles, Main-line denominations, Pentecostal background, Resacralisation of society, Spirituality and Splits|
The global growth of the Pentecostal and Charismatic movement has been descriptionbed as phenomenal. It coincides with growing urbanisation and a presence of the movement in most of the cities of the world. Unreached cities are targeted and megaplans exist to accomplish this. Urban space is used for meetings and 'prayer walks' are done, but the challenge not to withdraw from the public sphere is real.
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