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Readership: Scholars of American evangelicalism, American religion, and those interested in the relationship of religion to youth culture, pop culture, or the overarching American culture in the second half of the 20th century; culturally-engaged evangelical clergy and laity; former Jesus People
Larry Eskridge, Associate Director, Institute for the Study of American Evangelicals, Wheaton College, United States
Larry Eskridge was born in North Carolina and raised in the Chicago area, where he was involved with the Jesus People movement in the 1970s. A student of evangelicals' relationship to mass media and pop culture, he has been on the staff of the Institute for the Study of American Evangelicals at Wheaton College since 1988.
Introduction: Remembering the Jesus Generation
1: 'God Knocked Me off My Metaphysical Ass': The First "Jesus Freaks" in San Francisco
2: Jesus Comes to Haight-Ashbury
3: ". . . and Your Sons and Your Daughters Shall Prophecy": The Jesus People Movement in Southern California, 1968-1969
4: Unto Seattle, Milwaukee, New Jersey, and the Uttermost Parts: The Jesus People Movement Goes Nationwide
5: It Only Takes a Spark: The Jesus People Movement in the National Spotlight
6: The Jesus Kids: The Jesus People Movement Becomes Evangelical Youth Culture, 1971-1974
7: Division in the Camp: The Jesus People vs. the Children of God
8: Sweet, Sweet Song of Salvation: Music and the Jesus People
9: I Wish We'd All Been Ready: The Jesus People Fade From View
10: God's Forever Family: The Long-Term Impact of the Jesus People Movement
Appendix A: Jesus People Survey: Tabulations and Comments