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Moore, Rebecca 1951-

Overview
Works: 17 works in 49 publications in 1 language and 3,286 library holdings
Genres: History  Sources  Records and correspondence  Pictorial works  Trials, litigation, etc  Portraits 
Roles: Editor, Collector
Classifications: BP605.P46, 289.9
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Most widely held works by Rebecca Moore
Peoples Temple and Black religion in America by Rebecca Moore ( )
10 editions published between 2003 and 2004 in English and held by 1,430 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
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
Understanding Jonestown and Peoples Temple by Rebecca Moore ( Book )
4 editions published in 2009 in English and held by 491 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"This book provides a fresh perspective on Peoples Temple and Jonestown, locating the group within the context of religion in America and offering a contemporary history that corrects the inaccuracies often associated with the group and its demise."-inside jacket
A portable God : the origin of Judaism and Christianity by Risa Levitt Kohn ( Book )
2 editions published in 2007 in English and held by 238 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
New religious movements, mass suicide, and Peoples Temple : scholarly perspectives on a tragedy ( Book )
4 editions published in 1989 in English and held by 206 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A sympathetic history of Jonestown : the Moore family involvement in Peoples Temple by Rebecca Moore ( Book )
2 editions published in 1985 in English and held by 203 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Jews and Christians in the life and thought of Hugh of St. Victor by Rebecca Moore ( Book )
4 editions published between 1997 and 1998 in English and held by 175 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The Jonestown letters : correspondence of the Moore family, 1970-1985 by Rebecca Moore ( Book )
4 editions published between 1986 and 1987 in English and held by 169 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The need for a second look at Jonestown ( Book )
3 editions published in 1989 in English and held by 157 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
In defense of Peoples Temple-- and other essays by Rebecca Moore ( Book )
4 editions published between 1987 and 1988 in English and held by 151 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Voices of Christianity : a global introduction by Rebecca Moore ( Book )
2 editions published between 2005 and 2006 in English and held by 54 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Jewish and Christian relations in the life and thought of Hugh of St. Victor by Rebecca Moore ( Book )
4 editions published between 1995 and 1997 in English and held by 4 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Alternate considerations of Jonestown & Peoples Temple ( )
1 edition published in 1998 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Department of Philosophy and Religion at the University of North Dakota inaugurated this website to present an alternative view to the usual anti-cult hysteria which characterized discussion of Peoples Temple. The site contains reprints of a number of articles and essays which appeared in books written and edited by Rebecca Moore and Fielding M. McGehee, III
People's Temple in Jonestown, Guyana by Rebecca Moore ( Book )
1 edition published in 1980 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Peoples Temple and Black religion in America ( )
1 edition published in 2004 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide
Jonestown life and death of peoples temple ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2011 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide
"Featuring never-before-seen footage, this documentary delivers a startling new look at the Peoples Temple, headed by preacher Jim Jones who, in 1978, led more than 900 members to Guyana, where he orchestrated a mass suicide via tainted punch."--IMDb.com
Moore family papers by Moore (Family : ( )
in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide
Consists of letters, journals, typescripts, government documents and microfiche, research materials, and ephemera related to the Moore family's investigations into the deaths in Jonestown, Guyana on November 18, 1978 that included three family members and California Congressman Leo J. Ryan. The family correspondence includes letters written from Jonestown by Carolyn Moore Layton and Ann Moore that describe daily life in the agricultural community in Guyana, their relationships with Jim Jones, and their growing concern about negative reports in the U.S. media. The collection also contains correspondence with other members of Peoples Temple, including Larry Layton, husband of Carolyn Moore from 1967-1969, and former Temple spokesperson Michael Prokes. Research materials contain information about the Peoples Temple organization, history, supporters and detractors, including the Concerned Relatives and Citizens Committee and newspaper articles on the Peoples Temple and Jonestown. A substantial portion of the collection consists of documents released by U.S. government agencies in response to numerous Freedom of Information Act requests and two lawsuits filed by the Moores along with the reports of private investigator John Hanrahan hired by the Moores to interview government officials. The collection includes the Moores' published materials and interviews by the media
Photographs from Moore family papers by Moore (Family : ( Visual )
in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide
Consists of approximately 160 photographic prints of various sizes and slides pertaining to Moore family and Peoples Temple, including individual and group portraits, snapshots and landscapes. Bulk consists of photographs and slides taken by Rev. Dr. John V. and Barbara Moore of their daughters, Carolyn and Ann, and grandson and other Jonestown residents in May 1978 and by Rebecca Moore and Fielding M. McGehee III on their trip to Guyana in May 1979 in the aftermath of the deaths in Jonestown in November 1978. Also includes images of Moore family from 1967-1976
 
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