Essays Tagged: "Peoples Temple"

An account of The People's Temple Mass suicide and Jim Jones's persuasion and propaganda

tourage were shot, in an execution manner. The overall death count is somewhere between 910 and 920 peoples. Over 630 adults died and over 270 children (Robinson 3).Jim Jones was one of the most persu ...

(3 pages) 62 0 3.0 Dec/2003

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Religion & Faith

The Jonestown Tragedy

defector Deborah Layton recalls, "The plan was to create an egalitarian agricultural community. But Peoples Temple members who worked the fields and subsisted mostly on rice soon learned it was more l ... The exploitation of the followers by Jones was extreme but they did not have a choice. Many of the Peoples Temple members believed that Guyana would be, as Jones promised, a paradise. Instead, everyo ...

(6 pages) 64 0 5.0 May/2006

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Psychology

"The Dangers of Cults"

wo most notable tragedies involving these groups' members are the Branch Davidians and the People's Temple. The Branch Davidians were led by David Koresh. Due to his alleged statutory rape and polygam ...

(2 pages) 56 4 4.0 Nov/2006

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Religion & Faith

The Jonestown Massacre: An Analysis

rt with deception, and how all of his insane ideas became a reality for so many people.The People's Temple, created by Jim Jones, showed faith while promoting racial equity in a time of racial discrim ... is followers. Reports came exposing Jones for faking his miracles, but many members stayed with the temple anyway. Although crazy himself, Jones was a very powerful man to be able to manipulate so man ...

(2 pages) 24 0 0.0 Jan/2007

Subjects: History Term Papers > African Studies - History

Peoples Temple

ath.II. For many people this was a reality on November 18, 1978.A. These people were members of the Peoples' Temple, a cult that was lead by the Rev. Jim Jones.III. Today I am going to talk about Jim ... ng to talk about Jim Jones as a person and how he created, ran, and finally destroyed the group The Peoples' Temple.(TRANS: First we will start with Jim Jones life.) Body I. Jim Jones grew up in India ...

(4 pages) 11 0 0.0 Nov/2001

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers

Jonestown

and it is said that she had a great influence on the theology he would later form for the People's Temple. It is also said that a Pentecostal woman who lived near him sparked interest in him to learn ... ch and that he needed to do something else with his ministry.In 1954, the formation of the People's Temple began when Jones was given and invitation to evangelize at teh Laurel Street Tabernacle, and ...

(3 pages) 12 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Religion & Faith

Sociology of Religion – 8 and 12 mark questions.

ereas sects are on a much smaller scale and usually concentrated to a certain area, for example the Peoples Temple all lived together communally in various places including, finally, Jonestown, Guyana ...

(2 pages) 464 0 0.0 Jan/2009

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Sociology

Jim Jones:raper or murderer

tle church" causing him and his church followers to move to San Francisco to a church he named "The Peoples Temple" Jones ability to use different languages and give healings, drugs in many more follo ...

(3 pages) 2 0 0.0 Jun/2014

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Philosophy > Modern Philosophy

Jim Jones

tle church" causing him and his church followers to move to San Francisco to a church he named "The Peoples Temple" Jones ability to use different languages and give healings, drugs in many more follo ...

(4 pages) 1 0 0.0 Jun/2014

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Controversial Issues