By Frederick Dale Bruner
Bruner has been either thorough and reasonable, and has written a publication that mixes scholarly learn with optimistic remark at the lifestyles and undertaking of the modern Church.
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The Welsh Revival appears to have been the last " g a p " across which the latest sparks of holiness enthusiasm leapt igniting the Pentecostal movement. 32 8. S U M M A R Y AND C O N C L U S I O N Methodism was the modern soil upon which Pentecostalism flour- 3 0 Pentecostal Movement, pp. 4-5. In Riggs, Spirit Himself, p. 4 7 ; Williams, Systematic Theology, III, 5 9 ; also later in R a y H. Hughes, What Is Pentecost? ( C l e v e l a n d , T e n n . : Pathway Press, 1 9 6 3 ) , pp. 27-28; the quotation is from Torrey's What the Bible Teaches: A Thorough and Comprehensive Study of What the Bible Has to Say concerning the Great Doctrines of Which It Treats ( L o n d o n : J a m e s Nisbet and C o .
Hughes, What Is Pentecost? ( C l e v e l a n d , T e n n . : Pathway Press, 1 9 6 3 ) , pp. 27-28; the quotation is from Torrey's What the Bible Teaches: A Thorough and Comprehensive Study of What the Bible Has to Say concerning the Great Doctrines of Which It Treats ( L o n d o n : J a m e s Nisbet and C o . [ 1 8 9 8 ] ) , p. 2 7 1 . Cf. M o n t a n i s m in A d o l p h Harnack, History of Dogma, tr. ; N e w Y o r k : D o v e r Publications, 1 9 6 1 ) , II, 1 0 1 . 3 1 3 2 See M o s i m a n , Zungenreden, pp.
3 3 1 . A c o m p a r a t i \ e study of the t h e o l o g i e s of W e s l e y and F i n n e y w o u l d fill a lacuna in the literature of evangelicalism. Modern Revivalism, p. 6 6 . Finney w a s the major, and the theologically im mediate, predecessor of the late nineteenth-century holiness m o v e m e n t , the immedi ate source, in turn, of the Pentecostal m o v e m e n t . See Mayer, Religious Bodies, pp. 3 1 5 - 1 6 ; Fleisch 1/2, 14, 3 8 6 , 4 4 2 , and idem, I I / 1 , 139, 143. Cf. Sweet, Story of Religion in America, pp.
A Theology of the Holy Spirit; The Pentecostal Experience and the New Testament Witness by Frederick Dale Bruner