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A movement of Christianity which accentuates spiritual gifts such as prophecy and faith healing
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So, while charismatic leadership may not be crucial, it can be particularly helpful to a company in times of uncertainty.
There is a better alternative to waiting for the salvation the charismatic leader offers, namely erecting the foundations of democracy and liberty, dismantling the police state, and combating the forces of corruption and patronage Co in short, demolishing the political and legal structures that breed pharaohs.
The analysis is well organized and supported with numerous notes from publisned material, field observations, personal narratives, and other evidences collected from case studies of three of the largest charismatic churches in Acera, Ghana.
Swept away by the charismatic energy and excitement found in this church, I can't help but think of Hispanics who have left the Catholic Church because it was, let's just say, less than exciting and who would probably return if they attended Mass in a charismatic church.
"In our current post-charismatic era, I think tongues as a daily devotional practice is relatively uncommon among even devout charismatics," he says.
So, every leader who is interested in taking his people from one point to another must endeavour to be charismatic.
It's much different from the idealistic image fit for a god, known in the West since medieval times, of a tall, handsome and charismatic white man, when an icon was necessary to help focus the devotion, belief and hope of an unsophisticated population.
History shows that majority of the leaders reaching the top through charismatic channel belonged to lower and middle class provided there were equal chances of social existence of which good public schooling and representative system are greatly instrumental.
Ultimately the book begs the question: Why do power and privilege seem to give a free pass to charismatic individuals, time and again?
Second, I will discuss the ecumenical impact of the charismatic renewal in several Asian countries.
Hayat makes a persuasive effort to recast, re-imagine, re-interpret the history of Pakistan Movement (1937-47) and the studies on Jinnah's leadership by center-staging him as the 'Charismatic Leader', who was visionary, had an eye on the goal and pursued a strategy slowly and peacefully with dedication, determination and personal devotion to the cause.