Articles by Connor Clayton

Originating from Chatham, Kent, and now living in London, UK, Connor Clayton holds an undergraduate degree in History from The University of Warwick, as well as an MA in Modern History from the same institution. Currently a PhD student at Queen Mary University of London, his thesis is focused on investigating the changing emotional community of Peoples Temple and its influence upon the events of 1978. He can be reached at

Jim Jones and Father Divine: Emotional Frameworks of Worship (2021) NEW

An Appeal to Emotion: History, Emotions, and Jonestown (2020)

Originally posted on October 20th, 2021.

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