Title

[Cosmocentric Cult and Black Religion by C. Eric Lincoln] (audio)

Original Title

Boston. C. Eric Lincoln presentation, [Cults]. Tape 2 of 10

Authors

C. Eric Lincoln

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Collection

Society for the Study of Black Religion Collection

Document Type

Audio

Date Information

1981-01-01

Playing Time

01:30:26

Abstract

In this audio recording, C. Eric Lincoln presents a paper on Cosmocentric cults. In the presentation he discusses Jim Jones and the Jonestown massacre. He also talks about charismatic leaders like Father Divine and Daddy Grace.

File Name

auc.120.b02t18.19810000.aud0018

Comments

00:00:04 Audio begins with an unidentified man introducing C. Eric Lincoln.

00:04:23 C. Eric Lincoln introduces his paper topic “Cosmocentric Cult and Black Religion” and talks about the Jonestown cult.

00:17:21 Talks about surviving relatives of Jonestown suicide and Black churches that lost members to Jonestown.

00:27:29 Talks about denominations, sects, and cults.

00:33:00 Talks about leaders of the Cosmocentric cult such as Father Divine, Daddy Grace, Elijah Muhammad and Jim Jones.

01:08:08 Questions from the audience.

01:30:26 Audio ends.

Acknowledgements

The Atlanta University Center Robert W. Woodruff Library acknowledges the generous support of the National Endowment for Humanities - Humanities Collections and Reference Resources Implementation Project Grant in supporting the processing and digitization of a number of its major archival collections as part of the project: Spreading the Word: Expanding Access to African American Religious Archival Collections at the Atlanta University Center Robert W. Woodruff Library.

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