Peoples Temple and Black Religion in America

Peoples Temple and Black Religion in America

eBook - 2004
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The Peoples Temple movement ended on November 18, 1978 in their utopianist community of Jonestown, Guyana, when more than 900 members died, most of whom took their own lives. Only a handful lived to tell their story. Little has been written about the Peoples Temple in the context of black religion in America. Twenty-five years after the tragedy of Jonestown, scholars from various disciplines assess the impact of the Peoples Temple on the black religious experience.
Publisher: Bloomington, IN : Indiana University Press, ©2004
ISBN: 9780253110831
Characteristics: 1 online resource (xvii, 204 pages)
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