First Recorded Case in U.S. of Group Speaking in Tongues Occurs in Los Angeles

First Recorded Case in U.S. of Group Speaking in Tongues Occurs in Los Angeles

William J. Seymour
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The first recorded instances in America of groups speaking in tongues occurred in Los Angeles under the leadership of black evangelist William J. Seymour. This event marked the beginning of the three-year-long "Azusa Street Revival," key in the development of Pentecostalism.

 

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