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Salvation and suicide : an interpretation of Jim Jones, the Peoples Temple, and Jonestown

Author: David Chidester
Publisher: Bloomington : Indiana University Press, ©1988.
Series: Religion in North America.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Chidester uses theology to interpret the November 1978 mass murder-suicide of some 900 Jim Jones followers in Guyana, concluding that the Peoples Temple was a meaningful religious movement.
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Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Chidester, David.
Salvation and suicide.
Bloomington : Indiana University Press, ©1988
(OCoLC)568752427
Online version:
Chidester, David.
Salvation and suicide.
Bloomington : Indiana University Press, ©1988
(OCoLC)606139003
Named Person: Jim Jones; Jim Jones; Jim Jones; Jim Jones
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: David Chidester
ISBN: 0253350565 9780253350565
OCLC Number: 16129552
Description: xv, 190 pages ; 24 cm.
Series Title: Religion in North America.
Responsibility: by David Chidester.

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Chidester uses theology to interpret the November 1978 mass murder-suicide of some 900 Jim Jones followers in Guyana, concluding that the Peoples Temple was a meaningful religious movement.

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