Saturday, August 7, 2010

NYTS President Dr. Dale Irvin to teach Global Pentecostalism/Charismatic Movements


This coming fall semester I will be teaching Global Pentecostal/Charismatic Movements again at NYTS. The class is being offered Monday evenings, and meets from 6-9 pm at Riverside Church. Students can cross-register for credit from Union, Drew and General through regular means. Others must register with the permission of their respective Deans. I want to be sure you know of this class in case you have someone who is interested in the area, or you want to attend one or more session yourself.

I especially want to let you know that we three outstanding guests lecturers coming to the class this fall. I am opening the class to the wider community on these evenings with an offer to join us. So please pass the word!

-- October 18: Anthea D. Butler, Associate Professor of Religious Studies and Graduate Chair at the University of Pennsylvania will be in class to discuss her book Women in the Church of God in Christ (2007)

--November 8: Amos Yong, J. Rodman Williams Professor of Theology and Director of Doctor of Philosophy Program at Regent University will be in class to discuss his book, The Spirit Poured Out on All Flesh (2005).

--December 6: David Gonzalez, Metro desk reporter for the New York Times and author of the award-winning series, "House Afire" (published in The New York Times Jan. 14-16, 2007), will be with us to discuss “House Afire” (found at as well as some of his other important insights and reflections on Pentecostalism in New York City

Please feel free to contact me by phone (212.870.1223) or email ( if you need more information. I hope you can join us.

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