Editorial: Identity and the Shape of Pentecostal Theology

Shane Clifton


This editorial essay examines alternative conceptions of Pentecostal identity, noting that identifying definitions are contested and ideologically significant. It takes pentecostalism to reference a global and culturally diverse Christian movement concerned primarily with the experience of the Spirit. The article then reflects upon the ways in which this pneumatological identity might impact Pentecostal theology, engaging in detail with Amos Yong's pneumatological imagination.

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Editor in Chief:

Shane Clifton (Alphacrucis College, Sydney, Australia)

Associate Editors:

David Perry (Alphacrucis College, Sydney, Australia).

Adam White (Alphacrucis College, Sydney, Australia)

Editorial Board:

Allan Anderson (University of Birmingham, Birmingham, UK)

Denise Austin (Alphacrucis College, Brisbane, Australia)

John Capper (University of Divinity, Melbourne, Australia)

Jacqueline Grey (Alphacrucis College, Sydney, Australia)

Mark Hutchinson (Alphacrucis College, Sydney, Australia)

Matthew del Nevo (Catholic Institute of Sydney, Sydney, Australia)

Amos Yong (Fuller Theological Seminary, Pasadena, USA)