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Peoples Temple and Black religion in America

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Published by Indiana University Press in Bloomington .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Jones, Jim, -- 1931-1978,
  • Peoples Temple,
  • African Americans -- Religion,
  • African American churches -- History

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references and index

    Statementedited by Rebecca Moore, Anthony B. Pinn & Mary R. Sawyer
    ContributionsMoore, Rebecca, 1951-, Pinn, Anthony B, Sawyer, Mary R
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsBP605.P46 P44 2004
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxvii, 204 p. :
    Number of Pages204
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL17116024M
    ISBN 100253343712, 0253216559
    LC Control Number2003017152


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Peoples Temple and Black religion in America Download PDF EPUB FB2

Only a handful lived to tell their story. As is well known, Jim Jones, the leader of Peoples Temple, was white, but most of his followers were black. New Religious Movements, Mass Suicide, and Peoples Temple: Scholarly Perspectives on a Tragedy (Studies in American Religion, Vol 37) by Rebecca Moore (Goodreads Author).

Peoples Temple critiqued the persistence of anti-black racism against African Americans, the nation’s most devout Christian population. Echoing. Peoples Temple founder Jim Jones leads hundreds of his followers in a mass murder-suicide at Jonestown, their agricultural commune in a remote.

More than people, many of them children, died in a mass murder-suicide in by drinking cyanide-laced punch at the order of cult leader Jim Jones. J Author: J Oliver Conroy. Kohl was never particularly religious, but “his political and social statements were just what I had been searching for,” she writes in her book.

The Peoples Temple attracted a wide range of Author: Kathleen Toohill. “The concept was to build a new world,” said Jim Jones, Jr., one of several children adopted by the Peoples Temple leader. The Rev. Jim Jones.

It’s 1 a.m., and I’m waiting for a Satanic ritual to start at a loft in Detroit. It’s dark, natch, and smoky, ditto, crammed with people dressed in black.

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