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Pentecostalism and Politics

Pentecostalism and Politics

Pentecostalism and Politics

This panel discussion was a part of “Spirit in the World: The Dynamics of Pentecostal Growth and Experience,” held October 6, 2006.

Presented by the John Templeton Foundation and the USC Center for Religion and Civic Culture, this international symposium examines the global Pentecostal movement.

Jack Miles, senior fellow of the Pacific Council on International Policy and MacArthur Fellow, moderates.

Speaking on “Pentecostals and Politics in Latin America” is Paul Freston, professor of sociology and Byker Chair in Calvin College.

Speaking on “Pentecostal Zionism?: The Role of Israel in Global Pentecostal Politics” is Timothy S. Shah, senior fellow in religion and world affairs at the Pew Forum on Religion and Public Life.