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Church of God in Christ, The, International.

Organized 1969 Kansas City, Missouri, by bps. of The Church* of God in Christ (organized 1895) as a result of disagreement over polity and governmental authority; Wesleyan in theol.; stresses gift of tongues as evidence of full baptism of the Holy Ghost. See also Pentecostalism.


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