Peoples Temple And Black Religion In America
The Peoples Temple movement ended on November 18, 1978, when more than 900 men, women, and children died in a ritual of murder and suicide in their utopianist community of Jonestown, Guyana. 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. Despite that, little has been written about Peoples Temple ...
Paperback: 224 pages
Publisher: Indiana University Press (March 11, 2004)
Product Dimensions: 6 x 0.1 x 9 inches
Amazon Rank: 2125658
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“This book is edited by Dr. Rebecca Moore whose two sisters and nephew died in Jonestown on November 18, 1978; Anthony B. Pinn; and Mary R. Sawyer who all religious scholars. This book is not going to explain everything but it does link how the Africa...”
n the context of black religion in America. In 10 essays, writers from various disciplines address this gap in the scholarship. Twenty-five years after the tragedy at Jonestown, they assess the impact of the black religious experience on Peoples Temple.