Jesus People Movement Collection, 1964-1982

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2019


Descriptive Summary

Title: Jesus People Movement Collection, 1964-1982
Dates: 1964-1982
Collection Number: CFT00074
Creator/Collector: Sunshine Sisters (Musical group) Adkins, Glen Bilow, Ed Girard, Chuck
Extent: 4 Boxes
Repository: Fuller Theological Seminary-David Allan Hubbard Library Archives
Pasadena, California 91182
Abstract: The Jesus People movement was a social phenomenon in Christianity beginning on the West Coast of the United States in the late 1960's and spreading primarily through North America and Europe, before dying out by the early 1980's. The Jesus People collection consists of a compilation of gifts, mementos and recordings of many “Jesus People.”
Language of Material: English

Access

Supervised use only. Scholarly use within parameters of copyright law.

Publication Rights

All rights reserved.

Preferred Citation

Jesus People Movement Collection, 1964-1982. Fuller Theological Seminary-David Allan Hubbard Library Archives

Acquisition Information

The gift of The Sunshine Sisters, Chuck Girard, Pam Newman, Ed Bilow, John Randall, Josh Silbernagel, Nancy Gower, Glen Adkins, Diane Schubert, Russ Stevens

Biography/Administrative History

The Jesus People movement was a social phenomenon in Christianity beginning on the West Coast of the United States in the late 1960's and spreading primarily through North America and Europe, before dying out by the early 1980's. It was the major Christian element within the hippie counterculture, or, conversely, the major hippie element within some strands of Protestantism. Members of the movement were called “Jesus People”, a phrase coined by Duane Pederson.

Scope and Content of Collection

The Jesus People collection consists of a compilation of gifts, mementos and recordings of many “Jesus People.” Materials include original documents and recordings from the 1960s-1980s as well as early 21st century reproductions. Contextual items underground newspapers and the Woodstock soundtrack. The collection material is organized by donor.

Indexing Terms

Christian rock music
Hippies
Social movements
Jesus people

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