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2016 Annual Meeting

The Society for Pentecostal Studies held its 45th Annual Meeting at Life Pacific College, in San Dimas, CA, March 10-12, 2016. A hearty thank you to all the administrators, presenters, and others who worked to make it a success! View a selection of photos from the Annual Meeting on Flickr.

Articles related to the 2016 Annual Meeting:

Life Pacific: 2/9/16 | 2/24/16

Evangel/AGTS | Regent University

Southeastern University | Lakeland Ledger | Vanguard University

Updated Pneuma Book Review Index and Article Index (2/12/16)

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SPS Honors Past Presidents

  • Manuel J. Gaxiola Gaxiola, Stanley M. Horton, and Horace S. Ward
  • Dr. R. Hollis Gause
  • 2015 AAR-SBL Meeting, November 21-24 (Atlanta, GA)

    The annual reception held jointly by the Society for Pentecostal Studies and the Wesleyan Theological Society took place at the AAR-SBL annual meeting in Atlanta. View photos >

    2014 AAR-SBL Meeting - Donald Dayton Honored

    Our annual reception held jointly by the Society for Pentecostal Studies and the Wesleyan Theological Society at the AAR-SBL meeting in San Diego was held November 22, 2014.

    At the event, the life and career of Donald W. Dayton were honored, both for his significant scholarly contributions to the Holiness and Pentecostal movements and for his initial and ongoing role in helping to bring the scholars of the two societies together in conversation.

    This event coincided with the publication of his book Rediscovering an Evangelical Heritage by Baker Books, a new edition of his forty-year-old seminal work Discovering an Evangelical Heritage.

    View list of 2014 SPS Presenters (PDF)

    View photos from the event >>

    2014 AAR-SBL Meeting - Gordon Fee Honored

    Gordon Fee, renowned New Testament scholar and friend of the Society for Pentecostal Studies, was honored. View videos >>

    SPS Co-founder Honored with Festschrift

    On Monday, December 1, 2014, the Regent University School of Divinity celebrated the 80th birthday of Dr. H. Vinson Synan, co-founder and 1974 president of the Society for Pentecostal Studies. To commemorate his noteworthy academic career, Dr. Synan was presented with a book written in his honor and edited by Dr. S. David Moore and Dr. James M. Henderson, Renewal History & Theology: Essays in Honor of H. Vinson Synan. Please join us in congratulating our co-founder and esteemed colleague.

    SPS Co-Founder Dr. Horace Ward Passes Away

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    SPS Grieves the Passing of Past President

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    Remembering Dr. Bill Menzies, SPS Co-Founder

    Dr. William (Bill) W. Menzies, Assemblies of God pastor, educator, missionary, and author, went to be with the Lord shortly after noon on August 15, 2011. Dr. Menzies was a co-founder of the Society for Pentecostal Studies, its first president (1970-71), and the first editor of the Society's journal, Pneuma.

    Assemblies of God > | Flower Pentecostal Heritage Center >

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