25th Anniversary Articles

The articles written for the 25th anniversary offer the perspectives of historians, journalists and scholars of new religious movements on what has been learned over the last twenty-five years. The full collection of articles on this site is here.

  1. Debunking a Disturbing Myth: An Analysis of the Jonestown Video by Matthew Thomas Farrell
  2. Jonestown in the 21st Century by John R. Hall
  3. Jim Jones and the Conspiracists by Jim Hougan
    1. Response to Jim Hougan by Rebecca Moore
  4. Jonestown 25 Years Later: Why All The Secrecy? by James T. Richardson, J.D., Ph.D
  5. Thoughts on the 25th Anniversary of Jonestown by Catherine Wessinger