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David Chidester

David Chidester is Professor of Religious Studies at the University of Cape Town in South Africa. He is the author of "Authentic Fakes: Religion and American Popular Culture" (UC Press), "Savage Systems: Colonialism and Comparative Religion in Southern Africa," "Christianity: A Global History," "Salvation and Suicide: Jim Jones, the Peoples Temple," and "Jonestown."

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