Constituent Assembly of the Churches of the Christians of the Evangelical Faith in 1929: Historical and Religious Analysis
Keywords:Pentecostals, Evangelical Protestantism, Evangelical Christians of Holy Pentecost, Pentecostal (Evangelical Faith) Christians, Evangelical Baptist Christians, Russian Pentecostal Mission
O.Bornovolokov. Constituent Assembly of the Churches of the Christians of the Evangelical Faith in 1929: Historical and Religious Analysis. Many different protestant movements are present in the modern Ukraine of the beginning of the XXI century. Pentecostal churches make up a large part of those movements. Pentecostal movement is the second largest one (after Baptist) in protestant world. This article reviews historical issues of the development of the Pentecostal churches of the Christian of Evangelical Faith. Inaugural Congress of Christians of Evangelical Faith’ Churches of Ukraine which took place in 1929 is reconstructed on the basis of archive materials, monographs and memoirs. The first part of the article introduces the subject, revealing its general historical aspects. The By-Laws and main beliefs of the Union of Christian of Evangelical Faith of Ukraine as of 1929 are analyzed; the article is making a summary of their most important component parts.