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Pentecostalism and Experience

History, Theology, and Practice

Lisa P. Stephenson

Christian churches is that the Holy Spirit has become the subject of theological dogma rather than a burning experience in the personal lives of believers’. 14 As such, Pentecostalism was a protest movement. It ‘was a protest against the use of religious words without religious experiences to back them

Saul M. Olyan

in the formulation about how the law might be enforced, yet at the same time, there is no indication that there are circumstances in which the law could ever be subject to modification or suspension. Instead of focusing on Sabbath rest for working animals, slaves, and resident aliens (Exod. 23

Daniel J. D. Stulac

-who-rise-early” (v. 11a) to “pursue beer” (v.11b). Williamson observes that v. 11b (“beer they pursue”) and v. 11d (“wine emblazes them”) appear similar in that each colon names the alcoholic beverage before the verb. At the same time, they are syntactically different in that the verb’s subject switches from the


Cana Werman

that the covenant is to be made with only one of Isaac’s son, Jubilees rewrites Gen 17:16. In the biblical version, Sarah is the only subject in the verse: “And I will bless her and will give you a son from her. And I will bless her and she will become nations and kings of people will come out of her

John M. G. Barclay

” is the subject of the remarkable prayer in Eph 3:14-19, where the dwelling of Christ “in your hearts” entails a grounding and epistemic reshaping in love, specifically in the knowledge-surpassing love of Christ, by which believers are filled with all the fullness of God (3:18-19). At the ecclesial


Devorah Dimant

1 Introduction The opposition between concealing and revealing is one of the major concerns of Qumran sectarian literature, but it has not yet been the subject of a systematic analysis. Research has usually concentrated on the terms רז and סוד (“mystery,” and “secret”), 1 often comparing them

A. K. M. Adam

determined , is always subject to negotiation, he anticipates the argument of this essay; but inasmuch as he offers such an account in terms of codes , his contribution collaborates with the conventional account’s model of texts (in this case, specifically “televised broadcasts”) that have meaning as a

Laura Carlson Hasler

outweighs the desire to effect a tidy and contiguous story. Documents are subject to collection in Ezra-Nehemiah, yet documents here do not ensure truth. Before jumping to claims that documents either made a story more vivid or believable to its ancient audience or that their disruptive quality underscores

Sébastien Doane and Nathan Robert Mastnjak

, appears plausibly explained by the presence of her monument in the landscape and the proximity of this monument to a significant waypoint for those subjected to forced migration. 16 The development of this image in the following verses is significant. Rachel’s mourning is immediately followed with a


Beate Ego

Jerusalem and its cosmological meaning in the Hebrew Bible. 7 However, it seems to be a research desideratum to subject the cosmological ideas contained in the Dead Sea Scrolls to a rereading, and to consider them with regard to their functions in the religious symbol system in which they participate