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Mass suicide revisited

An excerpt from Assistant Professor of Religion Benjamin Zeller’s newest book, Heaven’s Gate: America’s UFO Religion, was posted on Salon, a progressive news website.

In the excerpt, titled “Anatomy of a mass suicide: The dark, twisted story behind a UFO death cult,” Zeller looks at why, in March 1997, all 39 members of the Heaven’s Gate religious group committed suicide in California. You can read the article on salon.com here