1965-1966: The counterculture emerged within bohemian America

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Stan Wayne Here’s a recent piece Larry Eskridge has written that summarizes those halcyon days known as the “Jesus Movement” in America. via John E. Ruffle

1965-1966: The counterculture emerged within bohemian districts in several American cities, particularly in the Haight-Ashbury neighborhood of San Francisco.

7 Comments

  • Reply March 22, 2017

    Stan Wayne

    I was part of the Calvary Chapel, Shiloh, Chuck Smith, Lonnie Frisbee, John Higgins, Newport Beach baptisms, communal houses orbit – saw also a lot of the spin off cults like David Berg, COG etc

  • Reply March 22, 2017

    Varnel Watson

    Stan Wayne You were a Jesus person right? Looks like we all should be Jesus people in these last days…spin off cult COG???

  • Reply March 22, 2017

    Link Hudson

    So-called ‘Children of God’?

  • Reply March 22, 2017

    Hunter McLain

    I find it strange that that movement claims to be the first to dance in The Spirit and have fast Hymns and guitars. Those all have been regular standards in churches around here and in the mountain from the start

  • Reply March 23, 2017

    Scotty Searan

    All my life that is what I’ve seen shouting and dancing in the Spirit and I wasn’t going to little country churches. I know I can remember back to churches in 50’s as a little boy watching this happen. We had guitars, pianos and the like, but not drums for the most part.

  • Reply March 23, 2017

    Link Hudson

    Which movement claims that?

  • Reply May 2, 2018

    Joe Absher

    Very informative thank you. I noticed no mention of Dr. “holy” Hubert Lindsay and his influence for Christ and the gospel at the university in Berkeley, California in those days and his preaching at the Haight.

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