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Cyberjournal for Pentecostal-Charismatic Research*

Table of Contents #22

January 2013


"The Nature of the Church: The Holy Spirit and Spiritual Life", Rev. Dr. Simon Chan, Earnest Lau Professor of Systematic Theology, Trinity Theological College, Singapore. This paper was presented on behalf of the Pentecostal team at the Conversations Between the Ecumenical Patriarchate and Pentecostals which met September 27-29, 2012 at the European Theological Seminary in Knebis, Germany.

"Prophecy and Politics: British-Israelism in American Pentecostalism", Christopher J. Richmann, Ph.D. Student, Religion, Historical Studies, Baylor University

"Gospel Shaped Church: David Watson's Charismatic Ecclesiology", Rev. Dr. Andy Lord, United Kingdom


ISSN: 1523-1216
This periodical is indexed in the ATLA Religion Database, published by the American Theological Library Association, 250 S. Wacker Dr., 16th Flr., Chicago, IL 60606.
CPCR is a participant in the LOCKSS preservation of scholarly e-journals.


Prior issues of this e-journal remain available online. Links to individual issues may be found in the upper left hand corner of this page or one can use the comprehensive Table of Contents.

A related publication available online is the inaugural and only issue of Reconciliation published on behalf of the Pentecostal Charismatic Churches of North America (PCCNA). In order to view this issue, one must have the freely distributed Adobe Acrobat Reader.   This file is 457K.  Hyperlinks may be found throughout the document, but particularly on the title page.

Citing Articles in this e-journal

These articles are copyrighted and must be granted the same intellectual property rights as print journal articles. They cannot be copied, duplicated, or reproduced by any means (other than printing a hard-copy to read) without prior written approval from the author. The articles may, of course, be cited for scholarly purposes according to a format like the following:

Sheri Benvenuti, "Releasing Women in Ministry," Cyberjournal for Pentecostal-Charismatic Research 1 (1997). (1 February 2006).
The first date given is the original date of publication if known and the second date is when the web was accessed.

For additional guidelines, please consult sources like: Walker/ACW Style Sheet for Citation of Electronic Resources; Electronic Styles by Xia Li and Nancy B. Crane.


Instructions for Contributors

All submissions of articles should be sent to the General Editor, Dr. Harold D. Hunter, in electronic form, preferably html or WordPerfect X3 or Ms Word 2003-2007 or rtf. All submissions are subject to a peer-review process by the editorial board. When submitting an article, one must declare if the article has been published or is being considered for publication elsewhere. Contributors are encouraged to exploit all aspects of web media (sound, graphics, animation, video clips, etc.), but especially hyperlinks. Authors are responsible for the content of their articles. The standard reference work is Kate L. Turabian, A Manual for Writers of Term Papers, Theses, and Dissertations, 6th ed., Revised by John Grossman and Alice Bennett (Chicago: The University of Chicago Press, 1996).

Editorial Board

Dr. Carmelo Alvarez, Th.D. (Free University of Amsterdam), Professor of History and Theology, Director of Cross-Cultural Studies, Christian Theological Seminary, USA

Dr. Richard D. Israel, Ph.D. (Claremont Graduate School), Professor of Old Testament and Biblical Languages, Vanguard University, USA

Dr. Wonsuk Ma, Ph.D. (Fuller Theological Seminary), Oxford Centre for Mission Studies

Rev. Dr. Martien Parmentier, D.Phil. (Oxford University), Professor of Theology at the University of Bern.

Dr. David Ramirez, Founder, Seminario Ministerial Sudamericano, Ecuador

Dr. Geoff Waugh, D.Miss. (Fuller Theological Seminary), Ph.D. Candidate (Griffith University, Brisbane), Co-Ordinator of the Bachelor of Ministry degree at the School of Ministry, Christian Heritage College, editor of Renewal Journal, Australia


An Opinion

Some who celebrate Gutenberg's revolution find themselves groping to understand electronic publishing. In sum, it can be said that although academic religious monographs will be circulated primarily in printed form for the foreseeable future, cds and dvds are good media for reference works. Meanwhile, e-journals are becoming the venue of choice for journal articles and book reviews.

An online journal speeds up the pace at which a researcher's work can elicit peer review. Since no publishing company is engaged in the process, there is no need to charge for the journal. The contributor almost never receives direct financial reward for such publications anyway, but rather institutional acknowledgement for advancement. One of the frequently posed questions concerns copyright. Unfortunately, current technology makes all circulated material easy prey for pirates. This is probably now no less or more true of online journals than print journals.

In terms of interest, it could be noted that the table of contents here recorded 1,000 visits within the first eight months of publication. Various unrelated web pages link directly to specific articles, none of which have individual counters.

Consult the list of online journals maintained by the American Academy of Religion/Society for Biblical Studies. Also see "Thinking 'Electronic'" in Offline 57, Religious Studies News (May 1997) and "Scholarly Publishing in the Information Age," in Offline 57, Religious Studies News (November 1996). Also see: James R. Adair, Jr, "TC: A Journal of Biblical Textual Criticism: A Modern Experiment in Studying the Ancients," Journal of Electronic Publishing 3 (1997); John Peters, "The Hundred Years War Started Today: An Exploration of Electronic Peer Review," Journal of Electronic Publishing 1 (1995); "Reflections on the Revolution: Moving from Print to Electronic Publishing" (entire issue) Journal of Electronic Publishing 3 (1997).



Since specific articles are subject to relocation, please bookmark this page when citing articles from this e-journal. After reformatting earlier issues many articles were moved to new locations.

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