Articles by E. Black: A Bibliography

Sources:

Allen, Norm R. Jr. African American Humanism. Amherst, NY: Prometheus Book, 1991.

Alternative Considerations of Jonestown and Peoples Temple, http://jonestown.sdsu.edu/.

Alternative Considerations of Jonestown and Peoples Temple. “The Open Door”.

_____. “Ordination Certificate of Jim Jones into Independent Assemblies of God.”

_____. Q 887.

_____. Q 1059 (Part 5).

Avakian, Bob. From Ike to Mao and Beyond: My Journey from Mainstream America to Revolutionary Communist. Chicago: Insight Press, 2007.

Bart, Philip. Highlights of a Fighting History: 60 Years of the Communist Party, USA. New York: International Publishers, 1979.

Beck, Don. The Theology of Peoples Temple: A View from Inside.

Bender, Lauretta and M.A. Spaulding. “Behavior Problems in Children from the Homes of Followers of Father Divine.” Journal of Nervous & Mental Disease, Vol. 91, No. 4 (April 1940), 460-472. Online here.

“Ben Howe, Leader in City Fusion, Dies.” New York Times. December 13, 1946.

Bio.com. “Marcus Garvey biography.” http://www.biography.com/people/marcus-garvey-9307319.

Black, E., Atheistic Gods and Divine Gurus of the Religion of Social Justice: The Theology of Father Jehovia, Father Divine and Jim Jones (2015)

_____. “Ever Faithful”: The contest between Mother Divine, Jim Jones and their followers for supremacy in faithfulness to the Cause (2010)

_____. “I’d Like To Thank Father”: The central role of positive thinking and thankful testifying during the ritual meal of the Peace Mission and the final night of Peoples Temple” (2010).

_____. “Wives of God, Mothers of the Faithful: Edna Rose Baker and Marceline Jones as Mothers Divine.” 2013.

_____. “Jonestown and Woodmont: Jim Jones, Mother Divine and the Fulfillment of Father Divine’s intention of a Vanishing Divine City.” 2012.

_____. “Laying The Body Down: Total Commitment and Sacrifice to The Cause in the Peace Mission and Peoples Temple.” 2012.

____. “The Reincarnations Of God: George Baker Jr. and Jim Jones as Fathers’ Divine” (2009)

___. “The Three Virtual Intentional Communities Of God In A Body In Real Time (1868-2008)” 2008.

BlackPast.org. “Paige, Myles Anderson (1898-1983).” http://www.blackpast.org/?q=aah/paige-myles-anderson-1898-1983.

Boccella, Kathy. “At Gladwyne mansion, memories of Father Divine live on.” Philadelphia Inquirer, April 17, 2011.

_____. “Only a handful of followers left to carry on Father Divines mission.” The Philadelphia Inquirer. April 26, 2011. Online here.

Braden, Charles Samuel. These Also Believe: A Study of Modern American Cults and Minority Religious Movements. New York: The MacMillan Company, 1949.

Brinton, Maurice. Suicide for Socialism?

Burnham, Kenneth E. God Comes To America. Boston: Lambeth Press, 1979.

Cha cha, “Is Christianity The Main Religion on Earth?”

Chidester, David. Christianity: A Global History. San Francisco: HarperOne, 2001.

Chidester, David. Salvation and Suicide: An Interpretation of Jim Jones, the Peoples Temple, and Jonestown. Bloomington and Indianapolis: University of Indiana Press, 1988. Revised ed. titled Salvation and Suicide: Jim Jones, the Peoples Temple and Jonestown, 2003.

Cromarty, Edward. Liberation Theology and Early Experimentation in Latin American Agricultural Projects and their Relation to the Peoples Temple Agricultural Project.

Cult Awareness and Information Library, The Theology Of Jim Jones.

Daschke, Dereck & Michael Ashcraft. New Religious Movements: A Documentary Reader. New York: NYU Press, 2005

Diggins, John Patrick. The Rise and Fall of the American Left. New York: W. W. Norton, 1992.

Divine, Mother. The Peace Mission Movement. New York: Anno Domini Father Divine Publications, 1982.

Dorman, Jacob S. Chosen People: The Rise of American Black Israelite Religions. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2013.

Elbaum, Max. Revolution in the Air: Sixties Radicals Turn to Lenin, Mao and Che. Brooklyn, NY: Verso, 2006.

Erickson, Keith V. “Black Messiah: the Father Divine Peace Mission Movement.” Quarterly Journal of Speech, Vol. 63, 428-438 (December 1977). Available online here.

Faithful Mary. “God”: He’s Just a Natural Man. Philadelphia: Universal Light, 1937.

“Father Divine.” African-American Religious Leaders, Revised Edition, A to Z of African Americans.

“Father Divine.” Biography.com. A&E Network, 2013.

“Father Divine and the Peace Mission.” America and the Utopian Dream. http://brbl-archive.library.yale.edu/exhibitions/utopia/uc18.html.

“Father Divine biography” at http://biography.yourdictionary.com/father-divine.

“Father Divine, Cult Leader, Dies; Disciples Considered Him God; Father Divine, Believed to Be God by His Followers, Is Dead.” The New York Times, September 11, 1965.

“Father Divine, Holy Preceptor of Psychosis.” Journal of Abnormal Psychology. July 1935, 215-224.

Father Divine’s International Peace Mission Movement, online here.

“‘Father Divine Is Dead’ Daddy Grace.” Baltimore Afro-American. June 1, 1957. Online here.

“Father Divine Is Dead; Was Messiah to Millions.” The Hartford (Conn) Courant. September 11, 1965.

“Father Divine. Order for Arrest. White Man Mobbed.” The Sydney Morning Herald. April 22, 1937.

“Father Divine’s Peace Mission: Hope For The Impoverished.” This Far by Faith. PBS. Online here.

“Father Divine Ready to Give Up to Police: Three of Followers Jailed in Stabbing, Beating Case.” The Florence (S.C.) Times, April 31, 1937.

“Father and Mother Divine Celebrate 12 Years.” Jet Magazine. May 22, 1958.

“Father Divine’s Movement Slowly Fades.” The Los Angeles Times. June 14, 2003. Online here.

“Father Divine’s Shrine to Life, Gladwyne.” Lower Merion Historical Society. Online here.

Father Divine Project, The. www.fatherdivineproject.org

Fauset, Arthur Huff, John Szwed and Barbara Dianne Savage. Black Gods of the Metropolis: Negro Religious Cults of the Urban North. Philadelphia: University of Pennsylvania Press, 2002.

Feinsod, Ethan. Awake In a Nightmare: Jonestown the Only Eyewitness Account. New York: W.W. Norton and Co., 1981.

findagrave.com, Marceline Baldwin Jones.

Fisher, Max, Our Christian Earth. The Outstanding Reach of The World’s Largest Religion, Washington Post, December 18, 2012.

“From Azusa to Apostasy: The Father Divine Story.” The Old Landmark: Celebrating our Apostolic Heritage. Online here.

Garvey, Amy Jacques. The Philosophy and Opinions of Marcus Garvey. Dover, MA: The Majority Press, 1986.

Garvey, Marcus. Message to the People: The Course of African Philosophy. Dover, MA: The Majority Press, 1986.

“George Baker.” http://scoundrelswiki.com/ConartistsB/raw. (Website no longer functional, October 2017.)

Gillingham, R. Was Peoples Temple Religious?: Jonestown and Durkheim’s Religious Typology

“‘God’ leaves behind ‘Divine’ dividends.” CultNews.com. June 13, 2003. Online here.

Griffith, R. Marie. “Body Salvation: New Thought, Father Divine, and the Feast of Material Pleasures.Religion and American Culture: A Journal of Interpretation. Vol. 11, Issue 2, Summer 2001, 119-153.

Hall, John R. Gone From the Promised Land: Jonestown in American Cultural History, New Brunswick, N.J.: Transaction Publishers, 1987; reprint 2004.

Harary, K. “The Truth About Jonestown.” Psychology Today, http://www.psychologytoday.com/articles/199203/the-truth-about-jonestown. March 1, 1992.

Harris, Sara. Father Divine: Holy Husband. New York: Doubleday Publishing Company, 1953.

Hayden, Dolores. Seven American Utopias: The Architecture of Communitarian Socialism, 1790 – 1975. Cambridge, MA: The MIT Press, 1979.

“Hilltop Property Location for Divine Project.” LinkedIn. Online here.

“The Home of the Soul.” http://sayvillelibrary.org/residences/homeofthesoul.htm.(Website no longer functional, October 2017.)

Hoshor, John. God In A Rolls Royce. New York: Hillman-Curl, Inc, 1936.

Hougan, Jim. Jim Jones and the Peoples Temple Parts 1-3.

Hunt, John W. (aka John the Revelator), “Father Divine,” Our World, August 1949, 8-15.

Hutchinson, Earl Ofari. Blacks and Reds: Race and Class in Conflict, 1919-1990. East Lansing, MI: Michigan State University Press, 1995.

Jim Jones, Peoples Temple, Mendocino State Hospital.

“John Doe (alias God) – A Biography of Father Divine,” HubPages. Online here.

Jones, Jim. “Letter to God’s Wife.

_____. “Pastor Jones Meets Rev. M. J. Divine – Better known as Father Divine.” Online here.

Jones, Stephan. “Marceline/Mom”

Jones-Town.

“Jonestown.” http://whale.to/b/jonestown.html.

Jonestown Apologist Article Archive.

“Jonestown, Guyana Mass Suicide, Massacre, and Jim Jones Cult/ Jonestown Modeled after Sayville Heaven. Online here.

The Jonestown Massacre, culteducation.com. Online here.

The Jonestown Massacre, history1900s.about.com. Online here.

“Jonestown Suicides Shocked World” Associated Press, March 27, 1997.

Kahalas, Laurie. Snake Dance: Unravelling the Mysteries of Jonestown. New York: Red Robin Press, 1998.

Kerns, Phil, with Doug Wead. Peoples Temple, Peoples Tomb. Plainfield, NJ: Logos International, 1979,

Klaw, Spencer. Without Sin: The Life and Death of the Oneida Community. New York: Penguin Books, 1994.

Klineman, George, with David Conn and Sherman Butler. The Cult that Died: The Tragedy of Jim Jones and the Peoples Temple. New York: Putnam, 1980.

Klippenstein, Kristian. Peoples Temple As Christian History: A Corrective Interpretation.

Kohl, Laura Johnston. Peoples Temple and Synanon – Modern Communities: The Role of Women (2012)

Krause, Charles A., & Laurence Stern. Guyana Massacre: The Eyewitness Account. New York: Berkley Publishing Corporation, 1978.

Landing, James E. Black Judaism. Durham, NC: Carolina Academic Press, 2002.

Lears, Jackson. Rebirth of a Nation: The Making of Modern America, 1877-1920.  New York: Harper Perennial, 2010.

“The Legacy of Jonestown: a Year of Nightmares and Unanswered Questions.” People Magazine. November 29, 1979.

www.libertynet.org, “All the World Rejoices in the Marriage Feast Of the Lamb and the Bride.”

_____, “Christ Died That You Might Live!”

_____, “Come up higher…”

_____, “Ground Breaking Ceremony for FATHER DIVINE’S Library…”

_____, “ Jim Jones Once Sought Control of Peace Mission Movement.”

____, “The Shrine to Life.” Online here.

_____, “Pictures of some of the Churches of the Peace Mission Movement 1959.” Online here.

Lisagor, Timothy P. The Art of Attrition: The Erosion of Peoples Temple and Jim Jones.

The Living Word

Lower Merion Historical Society, “Father Divine’s Shrine to Life, Gladwyne.”

Maaga, Mary McCormick. Hearing The Voices Of Jonestown. Syracuse, N.Y.: Syracuse University Press, 1998.

_____. Three Groups in One.

Mabee, Carleton. Promised Land: Father Divine’s Interracial Communities in Ulster County, New York. Fleischmanns, NY: Purple Mountain Press, 2008.

Maxwell, William J. New Negro, Old Left. New York: Columbia University Press, 1999.

McKelway, St. Clair and A.J. Liebling. “Who Is This King of Glory?” New Yorker, June 1936. Reprinted in St. Clair McKelway, Reporting at Wit’s End: Tales from the New Yorker. New York: Bloomsbury USA, 2010, 80-122.

Meiers, Michael. Was Jonestown a CIA Medical Experiment? A Review of the Evidence. Lewiston, NY: Edwin Mellen Press, 1988.

Melton, J. Gordon, “Universal Peace Mission of Father Divine,” in The Encyclopedic Handbook of Cults in America. New York: Garland Publishing Company, 1986.

Miller<, Timothy. America’s Alternative Religions. Albany, NY: State University of New York Press, 1995.

Mills, Jeannie. Six Years with God: Life Inside Reverend Jim Jones’s Peoples Temple. New York: A & W Publishers, 1979.

Moore, Rebecca. The Demographics of Jonestown.

_____. Understanding Jonestown and Peoples Temple. Westport, CT: Praeger, 2009.

____ and Anthony B. Pinn, Mary R. Sawyer, eds. Peoples Temple and Black Religion in America. Bloomington: Indiana University Press, 2004.

Murphy, Larry G., J. Gordon Melton & Gary L. Ward. Encyclopedia of African American Religions. New York: Routledge Publishing, 1993.

Newton, Huey P. Revolutionary Suicide. New York: Random House, 1973.

Nordhoff, Charles. The Communistic Societies in the United States: From Personal Visit and Observation. CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform, 2012.

Pain Relief Chat, Peninniah.

Pangiarella, Jason. The secret life of a white trash smack addict or: Jim Jones in the movie The Jonestown Tragedy

Paper-Research.com. “Biography of Father Divine.” http://www.paper-research.com/biographies/Father-Divine-29048.html

Parker, Robert Allerton. The Incredible Messiah: The Deification of Father Divine. Boston: Little, Brown and Company, 1937.

Payne, Wardell J. Directory of African American Religious Bodies: A Compendium by the Howard University School of Divinity. Washington, DC: Howard University Press, 1995.

Pehanick, Maggie, Revolutionary Suicide: A Rhetorical Examination of Jim Jones’ “Death Tape” (2010)

“Peninnah” in Women in Scripture: A Dictionary of Named and Unnamed Women in the Hebrew Bible, the Apocryphal/Deuterocanonical Books and New Testament. Ed. by Carol L. Meyers, Toni Craven, Ross Kraemer. New York: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, 2000.

People Magazine, “The Legacy of Jonestown: a Year of Nightmares and Unanswered Questions”, November 29, 1979.

“Peoples Temple LSD Experiments: Mendocino State Hospital Lost Stories.” Online here.

Pirro, J.F., Prodigal Son (Part 1), Mainline Today.

Pitzer, Donald. America’s Communal Utopias. Chapel Hill, NC: The University of North Carolina Press, 1997.

“Police Seeking Father Divine. Leader of Cult Goes Into Hiding after Harlem Riot. Flees From ‘Heaven’ When Outsider Stabbed and Others Injured.” The Montreal Gazette, April 21, 1937

“Psychoses among the followers of Father Divine.” Journal of Nervous and Mental Disease. April 1938, Volume 87:4, 418-449.

Pumphrey, R. Mack. False Messiah: The Ministry of Father Divine and the Influences of New Thought Theology on the Ministry of Father Divine. Maitland, FL: Xulon Press, 2007.

Quinn, D.J., New Thought.

Reiterman, Tim, with John Jacobs. Raven: The Untold Story of the Rev. Jim Jones and His People. New York: E. P. Dutton, 1982.

www.religionnewsblog.com, Jim Jones Timeline.

Religious Tolerance, Christianity and Human Slavery.

Roediger, David R., Mike Davis, Michael Sprinker and Kathleen Cleaver. The Wages of Whiteness: Race and the Making of the American Working Class. Brooklyn, NY: Verso, 2006.

Rothman, A.D. “Negro ‘Heaven’ Scandal.” The Argus, Melbourne, Victoria. Feb. 12, 1938. Online here.

Rothstein, Edward, Herbert Muschamp and Martin Marty. Visions of Utopia. New York: Oxford University Press, USA, 2003.

“Rumors Father Divine Is Dead.” Jet Magazine, June 30, 1955. Online here.

Satter, Beryl. “Marcus Garvey, Father Divine and the Gender Politics of Race Difference and Race Neutrality.” American Quarterly Vol. 48, No. 1 (Mar., 1996), 43-76.

Schaefer, Richard T. and William W. Zellner. Extraordinary Groups: An Examination of Unconventional Lifestyles. New York: Worth Publishers, 2010.

Seelye, Katharine. “Mother Divine: Keeping The Flame Alive.” Philadelphia Inquirer. March 31, 1986. Online here.

Simpson, George Eaton. Black Religions in the New World. New York: Columbia University Press, 2007.

Stephenson, Denice, ed. Dear People: Remembering Jonestown. San Francisco: California Historical Society Press, 2005.

Sweet, Carol (aka Ruth Boaz). “Life with Father Divine” and “My THIRTY YEARS with FATHER DIVINE.” Ebony Vol. 20, Issue 7, May 1965, 88.

“The Theology Of Jim Jones,” Cult Awareness and Information Library.

Thielmann, Bonnie with Dean Merrill. The Broken God. Elgin, IL: David C. Cook, 1979.

Thompson, Aubrey. “Summary of Whiteness Theory and Whiteness Theory and Education.” University of Utah. Online here.

tommygarcia.com, “A True Story”.

Washington, Joseph R. Black Sects and Cults. Lanham, MD: University Press of America, 1984.

Watts, Jill. God, Harlem, U.S.A.: The Father Divine Story. Berkeley, University of California Press, 1995.

Weisbrot, Robert. Father Divine. Boston: Beacon Press, 1984.

_____. “Father Divine’s Peace Mission Movement,” in America’s Alternative Religions, ed. Tim Miller. Albany: State University of New York Press, 1995.

West, Cornel & Henry Louis Gates, Jr. “Father Divine” in The African-American Century: How Black Americans Have Shaped Our Country. New York: Free Press (2000), 122-125.

West, Cornel, and Eddie S. Glaude Jr. African American Religious Thought: An Anthology. Louisville, KY: Westminster John Knox Press, 2003.

White, Mel. Deceived. Old Tappan, N.J.: Spire Books, 1979.

White, Ronald M. New Thought Influences On Father Divine, 1980.

Who Was Father Divine?News & Notes. National Public Radio. 2007.

Wikipedia. Ac-Cent-Tchu-Ate the Positive

_____. African Methodist Episcopal Zion Church

_____. Apostasy.

_____. African-American Civil Rights Movement

_____. Christian Church (Disciples of Christ)

_____. Church of Divine Science

_____. Church of Religious Science

_____, Communist Party USA.

_____. Doctrine of Father Divine

_____, Edna Rose Ritchings.

_____, Father Divine.

_____. George Fox

_____, Marcus Garvey.

_____. Guru

_____. Hermeticism

_____, International Peace Mission Movement.

_____, Jim Jones.

_____. Dr Martin Luther King

_____. Malcolm X

_____. Methodism

_____. Jeannie Mills

_____. Warith Deen Mohammed

_____. Elijah Muhammad

_____. Wallace Fard Muhammad

_____. NAACP

_____. Nation of Islam

_____. New Left

_____. New Thought Movement

_____, Peoples Temple.

_____, Peoples Temple Agricultural Project (Jonestown).

_____, Peoples Temple in San Francisco.

_____. Sayville, New York

_____, Edna Rose Ritchings.

_____. Leo Ryan

_____. Shakers

_____. Slavery in the United States

_____, The Teachings of Father Divine.

_____. Underground Railroad

_____. Unity Church

_____. Universal Negro Improvement Association and African Communities League

_____, UNIA.

_____, Western Addition.

_____, Whiteness studies.

_____, Woodmont (Gladwyne, Pennsylvania).

Williams, James. The Rural People’s Party and Comrade Jim Jones. 2009.

Wilmore, Gayraud S. Black Religion and Black Radicalism: An Interpretation of the Religious History of African Americans. Maryknoll, NY: Orbis Books, 1998.

Wise, David. A True Follower of This Activist Christian Ministry

YouTube, An American Castle – Woodmont the Alan Wood Jr. estate.

_____, Carleton Mabee 2009-09-20 Part 1 – Century House Hist. Soc., Rosendale, NY. Parts 2 through 7 also available.

_____, Exactly Who Was Father Divine?

_____, Father Divine, The March of Time, Harlem, New York, 1930s

_____. Father Divine Shrine at Woodmont in Gladwyne, PA.

_____, FDIPMM.

_____, Former Alan Wood Jr. Estate – Woodmont in Gladwyne, PA< _____, The Jonestown Death Tape (FBI No. Q 042) (November 18, 1978)

_____, Jonestown: The Life and Death of Peoples Temple

_____, “The Marriage of Father and Mother Divine”

_____, “Mother Divine”

_____, Notable Project – Father Divine Library

_____. What Is New Thought? – The first 15 minutes

Zakaria, Yamin, Racism, Lynching, Slavery – Pillars of the American Dream.

Zangrabndo, Robert L., About Lynching.

Websites

bluoz.com

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culteducation.com

flickr.com

history1900s.about.com

hubpages.com

jonestownapologistsalert.blogspot.com

sfmuseum.org

trove.nla.gov.au

Movie

Guyana Tragedy: The Story of Jim Jones

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