Strategic Level Spiritual Warfare: a Theological Assessment of its Premises and Practices

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With the impact of globalization, the rise of Eastern spirituality, the emergence of the New Age Movement, and the influence of Pentecostalism around the world, evangelicals have exhibited an ever-increasing interest in matters related to the spirit world. The last several years have seen an ex- plosion of books and articles published from a variety of perspectives re- garding the task of engaging unseen forces in spiritual warfare through prayer. As a result of this increased awareness of the spirit world, contro- versial trends and strategies have begun to emerge in evangelistic efforts. One such methodology has come to be known as “strategic-level spiritual warfare” (SLSW). This article surveys its theological premises and discusses its practices under biblical lenses.

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