The Three Christs of Ypsilanti

The Three Christs of Ypsilanti

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11.18 The Three Christs of Ypsilanti

On July 1, 1959, at Ypsilanti State Hospital in Michigan, the social psychologist Milton Rokeach brought together three paranoid schizophrenics: Clyde Benson, an elderly farmer and alcoholic; Joseph Cassel, a failed writer who was institutionalized after increasingly violent behavior toward his family; and Leon Gabor, a college dropout and veteran of World War II.

The men had one thing in common: each believed himself to be Jesus Christ. Their extraordinary meeting… (more)

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Publisher: NYRB Classics (April 19, 2011)

Format: EPUB

Page count: 352 pages

File size: 570 KB

Protection: DRM

Language: English

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