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Cover illustration: W.F.P. Burton on Kayembe Hill. Photo: Leonard Mantle on a visit to Congo in 1958. Used with kind permission by the parents of David Emmett who held a copy of this photo.

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Names: Emmett, David Neil, author.

Title: W.F.P. Burton (1886-1971) : a Pentecostal pioneer's missional vision for Congo / by David Emmett. Other titles: W.F.P. Burton (1886-1971) and Congolese agency.

Description: Leiden ; Boston : Brill, [2021] | Series: Global Pentecostal and charismatic studies, 1876-2247 ; volume 39 | Revision of author's thesis (doctoral)--University of Birmingham, 2017, titled W.F.P. Burton (1886-1971) and Congolese agency : a biographical study of a Pentecostal mission. | Includes bibliographical references and index.

Identifiers: LCCN 2020036171 (print) | LCCN 2020036172 (ebook) | ISBN 9789004426825 (paperback) | ISBN 9789004440739 (ebook)

Subjects: LCSH: Burton, W. F. P. (William Frederick Padwick), 1886-1971. | Missionaries--Congo (Democratic Republic)--Biography. | Pentecostal churches--Missions--Congo (Democratic Republic)--History--20th century. | Pentecostalism--Congo (Democratic Republic)--History--20th century. | Missions, British--Congo (Democratic Republic)--History--20th century.

Classification: LCC BV3625.C63 B878 2021 (print) | LCC BV3625.C63 (ebook) | DDC 266/.994092 [B]--dc23

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