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In practice, these rules are more strictly enforced in some churches than in others.
The Assemblies of God forbids all forms of social dancing, connecting the libertine attitude it embodies with a rise in sexual immorality, divorce and sexually transmitted diseases.
Pentecostalism began as an egalitarian movement with racially integrated churches and women in key positions of leadership.
But as the movement developed its formal structure, some denominations created rules limiting the ability of women to teach and preach.
Historically the United Pentecostal Church takes a harsher view of feminism than most other Pentecostal denominations, espousing the enforcement of strict gender roles and maintaining that in all matters women should be submissive to their husbands.
To one degree or another, most Pentecostal traditions have reiterated their commitment to traditional gender roles in the home in response to the feminist movement.