“A deeply moving account.”
— Richard J. Mouw, president and professor of Christian philosophy, Fuller Theological Seminary
Premier Pentecostal historian Vinson Synan, widely respected across denominational lines for his scholarship and balance, holds a unique position: personal involvement in many of the extraordinary events of the last hundred years that gave birth to the charismatic and Pentecostal movements.
Now, for the first time, he candidly shares exciting behind-the-scenes stories and personal assessments of these phenomenal experiences, including:
• when the Holy Spirit fell at Azusa Street,
• the surprising birth of the charismatic renewal,
• the Latter Rain movement,
• the emergence of charismatic Catholicism,
• the Toronto Blessing,
• and more!
Truly a once-in-a-lifetime book, this eyewitness memoir will rivet and refresh all who walk in the fullness of God’s Spirit.
Vinson Synan, Ph.D., is professor of church history and dean emeritus of the School of Divinity, Regent University. He founded and pastored four churches and has held various denominational offices. In 1970 he co-founded the Society for Pentecostal Studies, whch has given institutional shape to Pentecostal research. He has published numerous scholarly and popular articles and essays and many books. He and his wife, Carol, live in Chesapeake, Virginia.