Talk:Jim Jones

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Jim Jones atheist?[edit]

He says: "But I now see it's the will -- it's the will of Sovereign Being that this happen to us." [1] I don't think those are the words of an atheist. If it's not really clear what was his religious belief, or he wasn't consistent about this matter, maybe this info should be removed of the profile in the right. 188.86.85.197 (talk) 19:24, 22 November 2013 (UTC)Mart

Sovereign Being was Himself, no God. Jones termed himself God. Jonestown was a mock religion going bad. Healing Faith sessions included, as seen in photos, to white young women with faces painted black and clothed as old ladies, as in old minstrel times. There are no way black audience was no understanding it as a charade. 200.75.126.45 ([[User talk: 200.75.126.45|talk]]) 21:29, 8 December 2013 (UTC)

No atheist terms himself as God.

The linked source for this assertion is a dead link, there is nothing there. — Preceding unsigned comment added by 72.49.211.47 (talk) 21:59, 2 June 2014 (UTC)

Changing religion to "undetermined" until such time that a working reference can be provided for his "self proclaimed" atheism. The People's Temple remained nominally christian until the end, (http://jonestown.sdsu.edu/?page_id=35399) which of course doesn't necessarily mean Jones himself truly believed, but it certainly(along with the above quote) muddies the waters. He may very well have been an atheist, but if you're going to base it on something he said, it needs a non-broken reference. If someone finds such a reference, feel free to link it and change it back if the evidence is really there. 108.237.149.231 (talk) 05:05, 5 June 2014 (UTC)

Jim Jones and Charles Fillmore Unity Church[edit]

Traslation and reincarnation was part from creed from Charles Fillmore Unity Church. Father Divine was a follower from Fillmore and an influence on Jim Jones.200.75.126.45 (talk) 21:31, 8 December 2013 (UTC)