Archives for February 23, 2012

Thoughts about “Renewalism”

I spent Tuesday of this week (February 21) at Regent University in Virginia and learned a new word--"Renewalism" (and phrases like "Renewal Studies" and "Renewalist"). Of course, the term "Renewal" isn't new to me. In fact, I read a paper there on Pietism and Pentecostalism the thesis of which was that the two are cousins. I put them together under the category of Renewal movements."Renewalism," however seems to be emerging as a technical category both sociological and theological. Its … [Read more...]