296 Prosperity Gospel and the Bible
The Word of Faith Ministry is one of the fastest growing movements within Chris-tendom. Although this phenomenon originated in the Pentecostal Church, it has greatly deviated from its parental origins. The Word of Faith movement claims to be a Word-based ministry. High profile personalities—Creflo Dollar, Kenneth Cope-land, Kenneth Hagen, John Avanzini, Fred Price, Jerry Seville, Leroy Thompson, Jesse Duplanits, and others—have huge followings and mesmerize the uninformed by their eisegetical methods of interpreting Scripture. This course will examine this movement in the light of Scripture.