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Salvation and suicide

an interpretation of Jim Jones, the Peoples Temple, and Jonestown

by David Chidester

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Published by Indiana University Press in Bloomington .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Jones, Jim, 1931-1978,
  • Peoples Temple

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby David Chidester.
    SeriesReligion in North America
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsBP605.P46 C48 1988
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxv, 190 p. ;
    Number of Pages190
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL2407844M
    ISBN 100253350565
    LC Control Number87045015

    Yes, suicide is a terrible tragedy, a sin even, but it does not negate the Lord's act of redemption. Our salvation rests securely in the finished work of Jesus Christ on the cross. The Bible affirms, "Everyone who calls on the name of the Lord will be saved.". Suicide is a global public health issue that can often be prevented. While it is a complex situation with no single cause, the risks can be reduced when family, friends, ward members, and mental health professionals come together to help those who are struggling.

      If you are struggling with suicide, go to God, and tell someone you trust. There is hope for you and help available. Suicide Prevention Lifeline: Call Sources. Augstine of Hippo. City of God. trans. By John Healey. London: J.M. Dent and Co., Baxter, J. Sidlow. Explore the Book. Grand Rapids: Zondervan Publishing House, Author: Bethany Verrett.   Ask the Counselor: Suicide, Salvation, and Eternal Security. In yesterday’s post here at RPM Ministries, I asked you to pray for Rick and Kay Warren as they grieve the death of their son who took his life.. In light of that post, today I want to address the question of suicide, salvation, .

    Praise for the first edition:"[This] ambitious and courageous book [is a] benchmark of theology by which questions about the meaningful history of the Peoples Temple may be measured." &#;Journal of the American Academy of ReligionRe-issued in recognition of the 25th Brand: Indiana University Press. Kay and Rick Warren's son Matthew took his own life in after a lifelong struggle with mental health (Saddleback Pics). Many Christians strongly believe that suicide is an unforgivable sin, but Kay Warren, the wife of Saddleback Church pastor and bestselling author of "The Purpose Driven Life" Rick Warren, would beg to : Czarina Ong.


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To that end Jones worldview is exhaustively explored. He uses Jones writings, the accounts of survivors and other available documents and recordings to explore the theology of Jim Jones. Chidester narrates the story of Jones and Peoples Temple offering analysis along 4/5(9).

An “ambitious and courageous” examination of the Jonestown cult viewed through the lens of theology (Journal of the American Academy of Religion).

Re-issued in recognition of the 25th anniversary of the mass suicides at Jonestown, this revised edition of David Chidester’s groundbreaking book features a new prologue that considers the meaning of the tragedy. Bibliography: p.

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A ddressing the hard issue of suicide simply and pastorally, Fr. Chris Alar, MIC, and Jason Lewis, MIC, draw from the teaching of the Church, the message of Divine Mercy, and their own experience of losing a loved one to offer readers two key forms of hope: hope for the salvation of those who've died by their own hand, and hope for the healing of those left behind/5(22).

Biblical Counseling, Grief, Hope, Salvation, Suicide Ever since the publication of my book God’s Healing for Life’s Losses: How to Find Hope When You’re Hurting, I receive many emails, phone calls, and questions about grief. We have now received almost one hundred email questions from our listeners related to the sobering question of Christians, suicide, and salvation.

Several recent emails related to the suicides of pastors. Andrew, a regular podcast listener from Ankeny, Iowa, writes in: “Pastor John, recently, the family pastor at a local church committed suicide.

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behind. This book is a must-read for all those trying to make sense out of such a difficult subject. Remarkably, the spiritual principles of healing and redemption apply not only to a loss from suicide, but by any means of death.

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Davide Chidester’s, Salvation and Suicide: Jim Jones, the Peoples Temple, and Jonestown examines the event of the murder/suicides of the Guyanese Jonestown community in in terms of a “religiohistorical” approach.

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Salvation and Suicide begins with an introductory survey of Jones's life and death, surveying the astonishing range of religious, cultural, and political currents that converged in his rise to religious prominence. Oneness and Trinitarian Pentecostalism, the Latter Rain movement, dispensational premillennialism, faith healing, Klan racism.

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For Chidester, the murder-suicide of some members of the Peoples Temple in Guyana recalls the American.Salvation and suicide: an interpretation of Jim Jones, the Peoples Temple, and JonestownIndiana University in English - 1st Midland Book ed.