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2000 Years of Charismatic Christianity
2000 Years of Charismatic Christianity by Eddie Hyatt


 
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Author: Eddie Hyatt
Subtitle: 21st Century Look at Church Hist from a Charismatic Perspective
Format: Paperback
Length: 225 Pages
Published: 2002

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The world is taking notice and realizing that the fastest-growing segment in Christianity has an undeniable history with a pattern and a rich, deep foundation dating back to the New Testament.
Explore overwhelming evidence that reveals how the gifts of the Holy Spirit not only have existed in the centuries since the early apostles, but have also survived the Middle Ages, the politicized church of Europe, and have experienced a spectacular revival this century.

Learn invaluable lessons from the experiences of courageous men and women who sought God and saw His power in their generation.  The reader of this volume will gain a greater appreciation for the work of the Holy Spirit in history and will experience a sharpened sense to discern what God is doing in the church today.

2000 Years of Charismatic Christianity offers convincing evidence that the modern Pentecostal and Charismatic movements are rooted in the two-thousand-year history of the church.  Those who identify with these movements will be affirmed in the experience of the Holy Spirit and will gain a new respect and appreciation for the movement of which they are a part.  Those outside the Pentecostal and Charismatic movements will also benefit by reading this volume in that they will gain an understanding of this movement that Harvard professor Dr. Harvey Cox says is “reshaping religion in the 21st century.”


Table of Contents:


Foreword by Vinson Synan
Preface
Introduction: Recovering the History of Charismatic Christianity
Part 1: The Early Church – A.D. 100
Chapter 1: The Apostolic Church
Part 2: A.D. 100-325
Chapter 2: The Ante-Nicene church
Chapter 3: The Decline of Spiritual Gifts and the First Charismatic Renewal
Part 3: A.D. 325-600
Chapter 4: The Impact of Constantine’s Conversion on the Charismatic Character of the Church
Chapter 5: Monasticism: The Rise of Another Charismatic Movement
Part 4: A.D. 600-1517
Chapter 6: Developments Within Monasticism and the Ecclesiastical Church
Chapter 7: Monastic Renewal
Chapter 8: The Cathari
Chapter 9: The Waldenses
Part 5: A.D. 1517-1700
Chapter 10: Martin Luther and the Reformation
Chapter 11: The Anabaptists
Chapter 12: The French Prophets
Chapter 13: George Fox and the Quakers
Chapter 14: The Moravian Revival
Part 6: A.D. 1700-1900
Chapter 15: The Methodist Revival
Chapter 16: The Great Awakening (1726-1750)
Chapter 17: The Second Great Awakening (1800-1840)
Chapter 18: Edward Irving and the Catholic Apostolic Church
Chapter 19: The Nineteenth-Century Forerunners of the Modern Pentecostal/Charismatic Movement
Part 7: The Early 1900s
Chapter 20: Charles Parham and Bethel Bible College
Chapter 21: William Seymour and the Azusa Street Revival
Chapter 22: Parham and the Zion City Revival
Chapter 23: The Message Spreads Around the World
Part 8: Twentieth-Century Developments
Chapter 24: Further Developments in Pentecostalism
Chapter 25: The Healing Revival
Chapter 26: The Latter Rain Revival
Chapter 27: The Charismatic Movement
Chapter 28: The Third Wave
Chapter 29: The Final Decade of the Twentieth Century
Conclusion: Contending for the Faith
Notes
Bibliography


About the Author:

Eddie Hyatt is the cofounder and president of Hyatt International Ministries, which includes Hyatt Press, The International Christian Women’s History Project and The American Center for Revival & Reformation.  Eddie holds a doctorate of ministry from Regent University and a master of divinity and master of arts from Oral Roberts University.  Eddie and his wife, Dr. Susan Hyatt, reside in Dallas/Fort Worth where they carry out their ministry of preaching, teaching and writing.