charismatic movement

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charismatic movement

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1. (Protestantism) Christianity any of various groups, within existing denominations, that emphasize communal prayer and the charismatic gifts of speaking in tongues, healing, etc
2. (Roman Catholic Church) Christianity any of various groups, within existing denominations, that emphasize communal prayer and the charismatic gifts of speaking in tongues, healing, etc
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Rooting twentieth-century pentecostal divine healing in a longer tradition of "ecstatic Christianity" that included Methodists and Quakers, Harrell argued that healing was key to the popularity of post-war pentecostal revivals, and to the later charismatic revival within "mainstream" Protestant churches.
In the Czech Republic, which normally represents a malarial swamp for mainstream spirituality of any kind, Vladimir Mikulica led an influential charismatic revival that also drew on Orthodox and mystical currents.
Kalu charts a progression from the emergence of grassroots charismatic revival in the 1970s to the increasing role of media and creation of the "pentecostal big man" in the 1980s to use of pentecostalism for the re-evangelization of Africa in the 1990s.
In Slovakia, Silvo Krcmery, a Catholic physician, led the charismatic revival, supplementing it with street evangelization (p.
5) It was among these students, already exposed to liberal and conservative evangelical Christianity, that the charismatic revival gained root.