This work within The SAGE Reference Series on Leadership provides undergraduate students with an authoritative reference resource on leadership issues specific to women and gender. Although covering historical and contemporary barriers to women’s leadership and issues of gender bias and discrimination, this two-volume set focuses as well on positive aspects and opportunities for leadership in various domains and is centered on the 101 most important topics, issues, questions, and debates specific to women and gender. Entries provide students with more detailed information and depth of discussion than typically found in an encyclopedia entry, but lack the jargon, detail, and density of a journal article.Key FeaturesProvides a list of further readings and references after each entry, as well as a detailed index and an online version of the work to maximize accessibility for today's student audience.

Women as Leaders in Pentecostal/Charismatic Religions

Women as Leaders in Pentecostal/Charismatic Religions

Women as leaders in Pentecostal/Charismatic religions

At the turn of the 20th century, Charles Parham, formulator of the core Pentecostal doctrine of initial evidence of speaking in tongues accompanying Holy Spirit baptism, organized a Bible school to promulgate that doctrine and train men and women for ministry. On New Year's Eve, 1900, 3 months after he established the school, Agnes Ozman requested that Parham lay hands on her and pray that she receive the baptism of the Holy Spirit with the evidence of tongues. Reportedly, shortly after midnight on January 1, 1901, she ushered in ...

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