Commentaries by Jeff Hood

Rev. Dr. Jeff Hood is a Baptist pastor, theologian and activist living and working in Arkansas. Dr. Hood’s extensive work has appeared in numerous media outlets, including in the Dallas Morning News, Huffington Post, Fort Worth Star Telegram, Atlanta Journal Constitution, Los Angeles Times, WIRED magazine and on ABC, NBC, CBS, CNN, MSNBC, Fox News, and NPR. He writes regularly at He can be reached at

The Death Penalty, The Death Tape & The Modern Murderous Path of Jim Jones (2023) NEW

Love is the Word: The Teachings of Rev. Jim Jones that Remain (2022)

On “The Letter Killeth” (2022)

On the Power of Love: A Peoples Temple Agricultural Project Parable (2022)

Clarity: A Dense Personal/Theological Interaction with Rev. John Moore’s “Witness to Tragedy and Resurrection” (2021)

Bringing the Death Tape to Life: A Homily (2021)

A Jonestown Trilogy (2020)

The Collected Sermons of Jim Jones: A Ten-Volume Set (2020)

The Resurrection of Jonestown (2019)

Phenomenology / Healing & Rev. Jim Jones (2018)

God is not silent (2018)

Dreams and Nightmares: Prayers to the Father (2018)

Microphones Ain’t Antennas (2018)

The Theology of Jonestown: Radical Explorations in Redemption (2017)