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Nova Religio (2018) 22 (2): 115–136.
Published: 01 November 2018
...David Feltmate What is the legacy of Peoples Temple? Forty years after the events at Jonestown it seems that “Jonestown” has solidified itself as a landmark moment in American religious history. Jonestown has become synonymous with the problems of charismatic religious leadership and religious...
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Nova Religio (2018) 22 (2): 15–39.
Published: 01 November 2018
... reincarnation heterodoxy heterodox Christianity Jim Jones Jonestown Divine Materiality Peoples Temple and Messianic Theologies of Incarnation and Reincarnation Holly Folk ABSTRACT: This article uses archival research and personal interviews with former Peoples Temple members to explore the related ideas...
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Nova Religio (2018) 22 (2): 137–144.
Published: 01 November 2018
...Lynn S. Neal This media review adds to existing scholarship about Peoples Temple by examining Jonestown’s presence in television history—from 1980 when actor Powers Boothe won an Emmy Award for his portrayal of Jim Jones in the CBS-TV movie Guyana Tragedy: The Story of Jim Jones to current programs...
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Nova Religio (2018) 22 (2): 145–154.
Published: 01 November 2018
...Rebecca Moore Peoples Temple has been seen as the paradigmatic cult exemplifying the horrors of manipulative leaders and brainwashed followers due to the deaths in Jonestown on 18 November 1978. This article argues against the utility of making comparisons to such an extreme event, however. Drawing...
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Nova Religio (2018) 22 (2): 3–14.
Published: 01 November 2018
...Rebecca Moore This introduction to a special issue of Nova Religio marking the fortieth anniversary of the deaths in Jonestown, Guyana, provides the background for the articles that follow. A brief history of Peoples Temple and discussion of the events in Jonestown precede an examination of the...
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Nova Religio (2018) 22 (2): 40–64.
Published: 01 November 2018
..., organizational, and political flaws, thus asserting the Temple’s superiority in the process. © 2018 by The Regents of the University of California 2018 Jim Jones Peoples Temple Jonestown spiritual kinship Doug McAdam Spiritual Siblings The Function of New Religions in Peoples Temple Doctrine...