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<title> ABSTRACT </title>Theology is dialogical. Emil Brunner said as much in his classic, Wahrheit als Begegnung (Truth as Encounter). In a sense, such a notion is not only a judgment but a statement of fact, since every theological reflection is in

Affiliations: 1: Amos Yong (PhD, Boston University) is Associate Professor of Theology at Bethel College, Minneapolis, MN, USA. His publications include, Discerning the Spirits: A Pentecostal-Charismatic Contribution to Christian Theology of Religions (Sheffield: Sheffield Academic Press, 2001) and, Spirit-Word-Community: Theological Hermeneutics in Trinitarian Perspective (Aldershot, UK: Ashgate, 2002). He serves as Book Review Editor of Pneuma: the Journal of the Society for Pentecostal Studies., Email:; 2: Dale T. Irvin (PhD, Union Theological Seminary, NY) is Professor of World Christianity and Academic Dean at New York Theological Seminary, USA. His publications include, Christian Histories, Christian Traditioning: Rendering Accounts (Maryknoll, NY: Orbis Books, 1998) and, with Scott W. Sunquist, History of the World Christian Movement, Vol. 1: Earliest Christianity to 1453 Maryknoll, NY: Orbis Books, 2001)., Email:; 3: Frank D. Macchia (DTheol, University of Basel) is Director of the Graduate Program in Religion at Vanguard University, Costa Mesa, CA, USA. His publications include, Spirituality and Social Liberation: the Message of the Blumhardts in the Light of Wuertemberg Pietism (Metuchen, NJ: Scarecrow, 1992). He serves as Editor of Pneuma: the Journal of the Society for Pentecostal Studies. He is also a past president of the Society for Pentecostal Studies., Email: SCOTUS@AOL.COM; 4: Ralph Del Colle (PhD, Union Theological Seminary, NY) is Associate Professor of Theology at Marquette University, Milwaukee, WI, USA. His publications include, Christ and the Spirit: Spirit Christology in Trinitarian Perspective (Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1994). He currently serves as President of the Society for Pentecostal Studies., Email:


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