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Peoples Temple Collection; Box 28, Virtual Item 36, Q1059-Pt.6- Sermon of Fall 1974 (continuation of 1059 (Part 4) and 1059 (Part 5))

 Digital Record
Identifier: ms-0183_28.36


  • Digitized: Fall 1974


Summary Note

This tape is a continuation of a Jim Jones address which started partway through Q 1059 (4) and extended through the entirety of Q 1059 (5). It opens with the end of the scatological version of the creation story, which quickly becomes political. Eve was taken from Adam's side, Jones says, and that's the beginning of women being treated less fairly than men. The lack of equal pay for equal work can be blamed on the Bible, and if you blame it on the Bible, then you have to blame your Skygod, Jones concludes. Full summary of the recording available at Alternative Considerations of Jonestown website, along with the tape transcript.

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Physical Description Note

Original audio cassette tape recording digitized and made available as .mp3 audio file.

Publisher Note

Publisher: The Jonestown Institute

Repository Details

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