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Peoples Temple and Black religion in America

Author: Rebecca Moore; Anthony B Pinn; Mary R Sawyer
Publisher: Bloomington, IN : Indiana University Press, ©2004.
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Named Person: Jim Jones; Jim Jones
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Rebecca Moore; Anthony B Pinn; Mary R Sawyer
ISBN: 0253343712 9780253343710 0253216559 9780253216557
OCLC Number: 52838314
Description: xvii, 204 p. ; 25 cm.
Contents: Peoples Temple as Black religion: re-imagining the contours of Black religious studies / Anthony B. Pinn --
Daddy Jones and Father Divine: the cult as political religion / C. Eric Lincoln and Lawrence H. Mamiya --
An interpretation of Peoples Temple and Jonestown: implications for the Black church / Archie Smith Jr. --
Demographics and the Black religious culture of Peoples Temple / Rebecca Moore --
Peoples Temple and housing politics in San Francisco / Tanya M. Hollis --
To die for the Peoples Temple: religion and revolution after Black power / Duchess Harris and Adam John Waterman --
Jim Jones and Black worship traditions / Milmon F. Harrison --
Breaking the silence: reflections of a Black pastor / J. Alfred Smith --
America was not hard to find / Muhammed Isaiah Kenyatta --
The church in Peoples Temple / Mary R. Sawyer.
Responsibility: edited by Rebecca Moore, Anthony B. Pinn, and Mary R. Sawyer.
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The Peoples Temple movement ended on November 18, 1978, when the children in Jonestown were put to death by adult members, most of whom then took their own lives. Little has been written about the  Read more...

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