The death of evangelist Oral Roberts on Dec. 15 brings to a close one of the great lives in American religious history and global Pentecostalism. Roberts pioneered the use of mass media and mentored a generation of preachers. But his career was also controversial. So what is the legacy of Oral Roberts?
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April 2006 marks the centennial of the modern Pentecostal movement, the spiritual resurgence that began as a local revival on Azusa Street in Los Angeles and has since spread around the globe. Many call Pentecostalism Christianity’s most notable development of the last 100 years, and its phenomenal growth could make it the biggest church story [...]