Chanting Down Babylon




Chanting Down Babylon

Number of page: 467
Author: edited by Nathaniel Samuel Murrell, William David Spencer, Adrian Anthony McFarlane
Publisher: Temple University Press
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Category: Religion

This anthology explores Rastafari religion, culture, and politics in Jamaica and other parts of the African diaspora. An Afro-Caribbean religious and cultural movement that sprang from the streets of Kingston, Jamaica, in the 1930s, today Rastafari has close to one million adherents. The basic message of Rastafari—the dismantling of all oppressive institutions and the liberation of humankind—even has strong appeal to non-believers who are captivated by reggae music, the lyrics, and the

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    Chanting down Babylon: the Rastafari reader The Rastafarian movement had largely been a Jamaican phenomenon from its inception in the 1930s until the 1960s, when immigrants from the Caribbean migrated internationally. This collection of essays
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    Chanting down Babylon: the Rastafari reader The Rastafarian movement had largely been a Jamaican phenomenon from its inception in the 1930s until the 1960s, when immigrants from the Caribbean migrated internationally. This collection of essays