Rattling The Gates Author:Roland R. Hegstad Textbook for study group. — The charismatic movement is, without doubt, one of the most potent factors in the religious world today. The God-is-dead theory is itself largely moribund. The Jesus Movement involves a relatively small segment of young people. The ecumenical movement has lost much of its steam--and it's survival, in the eyes of man... more »y, lies in the success of the charismatic movement.
The latter leaps across denominational boundaries as easily as geographical ones, and is growing rapidly. In "Rattling The Gates" the author explores the theological and exegetical, as well as the historical and sectarian, context of the charismatic movement, particularly as regards glossolalia (speaking in tongues). In an open and often witty style, yet profound, well-documented and demonstrating a grasp of serious implications, the book commends itself to clergy and laity alike.« less