The Peoples Temple flow ended on November 18, 1978, while greater than 900 males, girls, and kids died in a ritual of homicide and suicide of their utopianist neighborhood of Jonestown, Guyana. just a handful lived to inform their tale. As is celebrated, Jim Jones, the chief of Peoples Temple, used to be white, yet so much of his fans have been black. regardless of that, little has been written approximately Peoples Temple within the context of black faith in the United States. In 10 essays, writers from a number of disciplines tackle this hole within the scholarship. Twenty-five years after the tragedy at Jonestown, they determine the influence of the black spiritual event on Peoples Temple.
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