gnosticism

Books

Apocalyptic visions

Elaine Pagels's book repeats a winning formula: contrast the canon's controversial parts with more appealing Gnostic selections.

Books

Pentecostal Currents in American Protestantism, edited by Edith Blumhofer, Russell Spittler and Grant Wacker

The 20th century may be recorded as the ecumenical century, but it certainly will be noted as the century of the Pentecostal renewal, both as a new church phenomenon and as a charismatic impulse within Catholicism and classical Protestantism.