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By William L. De Arteaga

ISBN-10: 1625649991

ISBN-13: 9781625649997

Agnes Sanford used to be arguably the main unique and spiritually fruitful theologians of the 20 th century. between her achievements have been the invention and improvement of the internal therapeutic ministry, the advance of a theology of the sunshine of God (missing in Western theology), and the 1st ever theology of "nature prayers"--as in stilling storms. She and her husband constructed a college to educate ministers and lay leaders therapeutic and deliverance prayer, and the presents of the Spirit a decade sooner than the charismatic renewal made such issues applicable in mainline church buildings. regardless of those achievements, she is basically overlooked and unrecognized today.

This paintings examines her profession and exhibits why her theology, notwithstanding deeply biblical, was once unacceptable to "orthodox" critics. Sanford was once a part of a bunch who labored from the 1900s during the Nineteen Sixties to make therapeutic and deliverance prayer as common in church. they'd to confront the faulty verified theology of cessationism, which affirmed that the therapeutic ministry of the church used to be previous.

"The vital function performed by means of Agnes Sanford within the heritage of therapeutic ministry is one who wishes telling, and De Arteaga is definitely positioned to inform it. . . . an individual drawn to the background of Sanford or who desires to know how to motivate therapeutic ministry within the lifetime of the church will locate this ebook a truly lucrative read."
--Justyn Terry, Dean, President and Professor of Systematic Theology, Trinity college for Ministry, Ambridge, PA

"This inspiring booklet indicates how one committed individual can, by way of endurance, swap the approach of a complete staff of individuals. From therapeutic prayer being the task of a small workforce, it has now turn into usual, specifically in kin praying for one another."
--Francis and Judith MacNutt, Founders of Christian therapeutic Ministries, Inc.

"De Arteaga's point of view at the movement of God in therapeutic for the denominations is rarely overshadowed via the increase of Pentecostalism in non-denominational church buildings along the Charismatic stream. . . . De Arteaga brings honor to an outstanding girl in Sanford."
--The Rev. Dr. Jack Sheffield, co-founder of Deep River Ministries, Director of the North American department of the Order of St. Luke

"Agnes Sanford--a identify nonetheless famous as a 20th century pioneer & practitioner--evoked and nonetheless conjures up a lot controversy. . . . I welcome this ebook as one that either promotes and encourages mirrored image and ministry."
--Sean E. Larkin, Archbishop, The United Anglican Church Province II

"De Arteaga is a extraordinary pupil. . . . [O]ne needn't accept as true with each element of his historic theological method of clarify the significance of Agnes Sanford, yet his enormous photo view makes this ebook a 'must-read.'"
--Dr. Gottfried Sommer, church historian, pastor, visitor lecturer for old theology and apologetics, Germany

Rev. William De Arteaga is either an Anglican priest and historian. His articles, web publication posts, and books, in particular Quenching the Spirit (1996) and Forgotten Power (2002) have lengthy attracted realization between Pentecostal and charismatic audiences. He pastored Hispanic congregations, and has been the chaplain the Order of St. Luke in Georgia for over a decade. He and his spouse, Carolyn, have ministered therapeutic, internal therapeutic, and deliverance jointly for over 3 decades.

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