The Mark of the Beast, Reception History, and Early Pentecostal Literature

This article examines appearances of the mark of the beast or beast in the early Pentecostal Literature from 1908–1918. By utilizing Wirkungsgeschichte, this article demonstrates that early Pentecostal interpretations were not monolithic when interpreting bestial texts. Dispensationalism did not con...

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Published in:Journal of pentecostal theology
Main Author: Johnson, David R.
Format: Electronic Article
Language:English
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Published: Brill 2016
In: Journal of pentecostal theology
Year: 2016, Volume: 25, Issue: 2, Pages: 184-202
IxTheo Classification:CG Christianity and Politics
KAJ Church history 1914-; recent history
KDG Free church
NBQ Eschatology
Further subjects:B mark of the beast Dispensationalism Revelation 13 Apocalypse history of effect reception history early Pentecostalism
Online Access: Volltext (Verlag)
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Summary:This article examines appearances of the mark of the beast or beast in the early Pentecostal Literature from 1908–1918. By utilizing Wirkungsgeschichte, this article demonstrates that early Pentecostal interpretations were not monolithic when interpreting bestial texts. Dispensationalism did not control their interpretations. The Apocalypse had a significant impact on early Pentecostal reflection including their criticism of issues associated with World War i.
ISSN:1745-5251
Contains:In: Journal of pentecostal theology
Persistent identifiers:DOI: 10.1163/17455251-02502003