The first independent charismatic
churches in Latvia were established in the 1990s.
Unfortunately, this limitation has the effect of presenting charismatic
Christianity as a monolithic movement.
Second, there is healing of demonic attacks and satanic oppression, which charismatics
attract their following by preaching simple, even saccharine sermons, and the young people are attracted by the plain language, the singing and dancing," said Rev Estevao Bittencourt, theology professor at Rio's Sao Bento Monastery.
leadership is widely regarded as a plausible explanation for radical individual and organizational change, which is one of the reasons why it has found growing favor in recent years among researchers and practitioners alike (Bass, 1985; Bums, 1978; Conger & Kanungo, 1988; Jermier, 1993; Meindl, 1990; Weber, 1968).
Do managers need to be charismatic
to be effective?
here reflects on such key issues as the contemporary nature of rationality, the transformation of space and time in the daily lives of charismatics
, the relationship between the sexes, the overlapping of ritual and daily events in charismatic
experience, the building of a sense of community through ritual participation, and the creative role of language and metaphor expressed in prophetic utterances.
Joanna sets out practical suggestions for aspiring charismatics
to make the grade and become unforgettable for all the right reasons.
observes that if the religious right continues its course, it may end up as uninfluential and faction-ridden as other social-change movements after their charismatic
leaders died or became disgraced.
But according to journalist Russ Bellant, some charismatic
leaders took an authoritarian and ultimately right-wing turn along the way.
Then I will inquire into earlier endeavours by some Charismatics
concerning the role of the Spirit in salvation.
In 2002, consultants Gary Williams and Robert Miller analyzed the decision-making styles of 1,600 American executives and classified them into five categories: charismatic
, thinker, skeptic, follower and controller.
This does not mean, however, that Asian Pentecostals and charismatics
are not engaged in any ecumenical work; in fact, they have been actively involved in international ecumenical events and dialogues.
Scholars of China, religion, and social sciences examine Pentecostal and Charismatic
Christianity in China in terms of historical, global, and local contexts; the True Jesus Church as a Chinese Pentecostal denomination; Pentecostal or non-Pentecostal: self-identity and scholarly observation; and new-wave Charismatics
in Chinese societies.
Indeed, so successful has this movement been that today there are more Catholic charismatics
in Latin America than in any other region of the world.