Articles by Kristian Klippenstein

Kristian Klippenstein is a Ph.D. student in Religious Studies at the University of Alberta. His particular area of research interest is new religious movements. He may be reached at

Jones on Jesus: Who Is the Messiah? (2015; posted 2020) NEW

Excavating Usefulness and Truth: Jim Jones’ Treatment of the Bible and the News (2012)

Using the Peoples Temple Audiotapes as a Primary Source (2010)

Peoples Temple as Christian History: A Corrective Interpretation (2009)

My Interest in Peoples Temple (2009)

Originally posted on March 11th, 2013.

Last modified on May 28th, 2020.
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