from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Offerings formerly made to the parish priest, or to the mother church, at Pentecost.


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  • I no more live in “hysterical fear of terrorists” than you would of mormons, adventists, pentecostals, and southern baptists.

    Think Progress » Obama: Gitmo Has ‘Been Subject To A Lot Of…Pretty Rank Politics’

  • The trailer says Newberg is the authoer of the book WHY WE BELIEVE WHAT WE BELIEVE, but he's a neuroscientist at the University of Pennsylvania – the guy who does brain scans of nuns, buddhists, atheists, and pentecostals as they speak in tongues.

    Must Watch: Bill Maher's Religulous Trailer! «

  • "Andrew Newberg … [is] a neuroscientist at the University of Pennsylvania-the guy who does brain scans of nuns, buddhists, atheists, and pentecostals as they speak in tongues."

    Must Watch: Bill Maher's Religulous Trailer! «

  • Jakes and oneness pentecostals are saved, but trinitiarian Christians are not, according to Qur'an?

    Muslims, Baptists and Sabeans in Sunday School

  • These are people from the top floor, operating the only church in the Wall, a congregation of pentecostals seeking to receive the gift of the Spirit, laying on hands, shouting out words, prophesying—the whole rocking socking package that makes Edgar want to run and hide.


  • The pentecostals around here have the same weird obession, this idea - I'm not just being rude, I genuinely find this idea absolutely bewildering - that women wearing pants is "insufficiently demure."

    "What one's sin is, means it's missing the mark. It's missing the bull's eye, the perfect point."

  • There are large segments of Christians, from a sizeable portion of evangelicals and pentecostals and some others, who in fact address teleological and eschatological topics associated with biblical prophecy and related themes.

    The Volokh Conspiracy » Conversion from Islam:

  • The demise of the Catholic Church in Latin America is now well underway--pentecostals are sweeping away the population--now that this papacy with the encouragment and support of the CIA has destroyed liberation theology and replaced it with opus dei bishops and cardinals.


  • Evangelicals, and especially pentecostals, are perhaps especially flexible on such matters because their non-hierarchical organization readily allows for the reflection of local circumstances.

    Celibacy Not Required

  • The prosperity gospel shares the conviction held by many pentecostals and fundamentalists that the world is in the final days before the Second Coming and the “rapture”, when the faithful are lifted directly to heaven.

    Poor Christians are deluded by ‘grab it’ gospel


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