Being a Presbyterian at a time when the Charismatic revival
took place in Ghana, I defied all odds to join the Charismatics and to worship as a Charismatic Pentecostal.
Governor Rochas Okorocha of Imo State has described the founder and general overseer of The Lord's Chosen Charismatic Revival
Church, Pastor Lazarus Muoka, as a blessing to his generation.
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.
The most dramatic example of Stein's sociological reduction, however, is his account of the Era of Spiritual Manifestations, known to the Shakers as "Mother Ann's Work." Stein dutifully describes some of the more spectacular events of the 1837-1852 charismatic revival
. But instead of assessing the religious significance of its characteristic dances, songs, and spirit drawings through appropriate anthropological and phenomenological methods, he depicts the episode as a costly generational conflict in which the Society was weakened, not renewed, by charismatic excess.
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.