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Cecil M. Robeck Jr.

Senior Professor of Church History and Ecumenics

As senior faculty at Fuller, this professor primarily mentors students and only occasionally, if ever, teaches courses.

AA, San Jose City CollegeBS, Bethany Bible CollegeMDiv, PhD, Fuller Theological SeminaryHonorary DD, Bethany University

Courses Taught

CH500: Early Church HistoryCH502: Medieval and Reformation HistoryCH504: Modern Church HistoryCH836/536: Christian Unity and Bilateral DialoguesCH847/547: History and Development of Pentecostal-Charismatic MovementsCH884/584: Post-Vatican II Catholic Chur

Campus Affiliations

Center for Advanced Theological Studies

Areas of Expertise

Global Pentecostalism (history, theology, and spirituality), charismatic renewal, ecumenism

“In a world that valued and divided people according to color, [the first Pentecostals] tried to show us that we can attain racial harmony, intimacy, and inclusiveness when we remember that we are all one in the Spirit of God. Neither skin color nor diffe


Dr. Robeck, in his book The Azusa Street Mission and Revival.


Cecil M. Robeck, who has worked at Fuller Seminary since 1974, is senior professor of church history and ecumenics. His recent historical research centers on the Azusa Street Mission and Revival and its African American pastor William Seymour. His recent

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