skip to content
Salvation and suicide : Jim Jones, the peoples temple, and Jonestown Preview this item
ClosePreview this item
Checking...

Salvation and suicide : Jim Jones, the peoples temple, and Jonestown

Author: David Chidester
Publisher: Bloomington, Indiana : Indiana University Press, [2003] ©2003
Series: Religion in North America.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : Biography : English : Revised editionView all editions and formats
Summary:
Re-issued in recognition of the 25th anniversary of the mass suicides at Jonestown, this revised edition of David Chidester's pathbreaking book features a new prologue that considers the meaning of the tragedy for a post-Waco, post-9/11 world. For Chidester, Jonestown recalls the American religious commitment to redemptive sacrifice, which for Jim Jones meant saving his followers from the evils of capitalist  Read more...
Rating:

(not yet rated) 0 with reviews - Be the first.

Subjects
More like this

Find a copy online

Links to this item

Find a copy in the library

&AllPage.SpinnerRetrieving; Finding libraries that hold this item...

Details

Genre/Form: Electronic books
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Chidester, David.
Salvation and suicide : Jim Jones, the peoples temple, and Jonestown.
Bloomington, Indiana : Indiana University Press, [2003]
xxviii, 190 pages ; 25 cm.
(DLC) 2003007226
Named Person: Jim Jones; Jim Jones
Material Type: Biography, Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: David Chidester
ISBN: 9780253112743 0253112745
OCLC Number: 868979397
Description: 1 online resource (222 pages).
Contents: Introduction: Jim Jones, the Peoples Temple, and Jonestown --
Perspectives on an event --
The classification of persons --
Orientation in space --
Orientation in time --
Salvation and suicide.
Series Title: Religion in North America.
Responsibility: David Chidester.
More information:

Abstract:

Features a prologue that considers the meaning of the tragedy for a post-Waco, post-9/11 world. This book recalls the American religious commitment to redemptive sacrifice, which for Jim Jones meant  Read more...

Reviews

Editorial reviews

Publisher Synopsis

Praise for the first edition: "[This] ambitious and courageous book...offers an important benchmark of theology by which questions about the meaningful history of the Peoples Temple may be measured." Read more...

 
User-contributed reviews
Retrieving GoodReads reviews...
Retrieving DOGObooks reviews...

Tags

Be the first.
Confirm this request

You may have already requested this item. Please select Ok if you would like to proceed with this request anyway.

Linked Data


Primary Entity

<http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/868979397> # Salvation and suicide : Jim Jones, the peoples temple, and Jonestown
    a schema:MediaObject, schema:CreativeWork, schema:Book ;
    library:oclcnum "868979397" ;
    library:placeOfPublication <http://id.loc.gov/vocabulary/countries/inu> ;
    rdfs:comment "Warning: This malformed URI has been treated as a string - 'http://images.contentreserve.com/ImageType-100/4217-1/{75C6F394-D11E-412F-9C0B-CBD2F85296A8}Img100.jpg'" ;
    schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/11492684#Topic/religion_general> ; # RELIGION--General
    schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/11492684#Organization/peoples_temple> ; # Peoples Temple.
    schema:about <http://viaf.org/viaf/10637491> ; # Jim Jones
    schema:about <http://dewey.info/class/289.9/e21/> ;
    schema:about <http://id.loc.gov/authorities/classification/BP605> ;
    schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/11492684#Person/jones_jim_1931_1978> ; # Jim Jones
    schema:about <http://viaf.org/viaf/159431464> ; # Peoples Temple.
    schema:bookEdition "Revised edition." ;
    schema:bookFormat schema:EBook ;
    schema:copyrightYear "2003" ;
    schema:creator <http://viaf.org/viaf/37062530> ; # David Chidester
    schema:datePublished "2003" ;
    schema:description "Re-issued in recognition of the 25th anniversary of the mass suicides at Jonestown, this revised edition of David Chidester's pathbreaking book features a new prologue that considers the meaning of the tragedy for a post-Waco, post-9/11 world. For Chidester, Jonestown recalls the American religious commitment to redemptive sacrifice, which for Jim Jones meant saving his followers from the evils of capitalist society. "Jonestown is ancient history," writes Chidester, but it does provide us with an opportunity "to reflect upon the strangeness of familiar ... promises of redemption through sacrifice.""@en ;
    schema:description "Introduction: Jim Jones, the Peoples Temple, and Jonestown -- Perspectives on an event -- The classification of persons -- Orientation in space -- Orientation in time -- Salvation and suicide."@en ;
    schema:exampleOfWork <http://worldcat.org/entity/work/id/11492684> ;
    schema:genre "Biography"@en ;
    schema:genre "Electronic books"@en ;
    schema:inLanguage "en" ;
    schema:isPartOf <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/11492684#Series/religion_in_north_america> ; # Religion in North America.
    schema:isSimilarTo <http://worldcat.org/entity/work/data/11492684#CreativeWork/salvation_and_suicide_jim_jones_the_peoples_temple_and_jonestown> ;
    schema:name "Salvation and suicide : Jim Jones, the peoples temple, and Jonestown"@en ;
    schema:productID "868979397" ;
    schema:url <http://www.jstor.org/stable/10.2307/j.ctt16gzbxp> ;
    schema:url <http://public.ebookcentral.proquest.com/choice/publicfullrecord.aspx?p=613514> ;
    schema:url <https://www.overdrive.com/search?q=75C6F394-D11E-412F-9C0B-CBD2F85296A8> ;
    schema:url <http://liverpool.idm.oclc.org/login?url=http://www.jstor.org/stable/10.2307/j.ctt16gzbxp> ;
    schema:url "http://images.contentreserve.com/ImageType-100/4217-1/{75C6F394-D11E-412F-9C0B-CBD2F85296A8}Img100.jpg" ;
    schema:url <https://www.hoopladigital.com/title/11539462> ;
    schema:url <http://site.ebrary.com/id/10799746> ;
    schema:url <https://samples.overdrive.com/salvation-and-suicide?.epub-sample.overdrive.com> ;
    schema:workExample <http://worldcat.org/isbn/9780253112743> ;
    wdrs:describedby <http://www.worldcat.org/title/-/oclc/868979397> ;
    .


Related Entities

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/11492684#Person/jones_jim_1931_1978> # Jim Jones
    a schema:Person ;
    schema:birthDate "1931" ;
    schema:deathDate "1978" ;
    schema:familyName "Jones" ;
    schema:givenName "Jim" ;
    schema:name "Jim Jones" ;
    .

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/11492684#Series/religion_in_north_america> # Religion in North America.
    a bgn:PublicationSeries ;
    schema:hasPart <http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/868979397> ; # Salvation and suicide : Jim Jones, the peoples temple, and Jonestown
    schema:name "Religion in North America." ;
    schema:name "Religion in North America" ;
    .

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/11492684#Topic/religion_general> # RELIGION--General
    a schema:Intangible ;
    schema:name "RELIGION--General"@en ;
    .

<http://viaf.org/viaf/10637491> # Jim Jones
    a schema:Person ;
    schema:birthDate "1931" ;
    schema:deathDate "1978" ;
    schema:familyName "Jones" ;
    schema:givenName "Jim" ;
    schema:name "Jim Jones" ;
    .

<http://viaf.org/viaf/159431464> # Peoples Temple.
    a schema:Organization ;
    schema:name "Peoples Temple." ;
    .

<http://viaf.org/viaf/37062530> # David Chidester
    a schema:Person ;
    schema:familyName "Chidester" ;
    schema:givenName "David" ;
    schema:name "David Chidester" ;
    .

<http://worldcat.org/entity/work/data/11492684#CreativeWork/salvation_and_suicide_jim_jones_the_peoples_temple_and_jonestown>
    a schema:CreativeWork ;
    rdfs:label "Salvation and suicide : Jim Jones, the peoples temple, and Jonestown." ;
    schema:description "Print version:" ;
    schema:isSimilarTo <http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/868979397> ; # Salvation and suicide : Jim Jones, the peoples temple, and Jonestown
    .

<http://worldcat.org/isbn/9780253112743>
    a schema:ProductModel ;
    schema:isbn "0253112745" ;
    schema:isbn "9780253112743" ;
    .


Content-negotiable representations

Close Window

Please sign in to WorldCat 

Don't have an account? You can easily create a free account.