RASTAFARIANISM AND ITS IMPACT ON RELIGION AND THE CONTEMPORARY SOCIETY

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Rising from the proliferation of Ethiopianism and Pan-Africanism, Rastafarianism took root in Jamaica following the coronation of Ethiopian Emperor Haile Selassie I in 1930. A spiritual movement based on the belief in Selassie’s divinity, its followers congregated around preachers like Leonard Howell, who founded the first prominent Rastafarian community in 1940. Additional branches surfaced by the 1950s, and within two decades the movement had earned global attention thanks to the music of devoted Rastafarian Bob Marley. Although the deaths of Selassie in 1975 and Marley in 1981 took away its most influential figures, Rastafarianism endures through followings in the United States, England, Africa and the Caribbean.


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Ufere, G. (2022). RASTAFARIANISM AND ITS IMPACT ON RELIGION AND THE CONTEMPORARY SOCIETY. Afribary. Retrieved from https://afribary.com/works/rastafarianism-and-its-impact-on-religion-and-the-contemporary-society

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Ufere, Godswill Matthias Ome "RASTAFARIANISM AND ITS IMPACT ON RELIGION AND THE CONTEMPORARY SOCIETY" Afribary. Afribary, 14 Apr. 2022, https://afribary.com/works/rastafarianism-and-its-impact-on-religion-and-the-contemporary-society. Accessed 03 Jul. 2022.

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Ufere, Godswill Matthias Ome . "RASTAFARIANISM AND ITS IMPACT ON RELIGION AND THE CONTEMPORARY SOCIETY". Afribary, Afribary, 14 Apr. 2022. Web. 03 Jul. 2022. < https://afribary.com/works/rastafarianism-and-its-impact-on-religion-and-the-contemporary-society >.

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Ufere, Godswill Matthias Ome . "RASTAFARIANISM AND ITS IMPACT ON RELIGION AND THE CONTEMPORARY SOCIETY" Afribary (2022). Accessed July 03, 2022. https://afribary.com/works/rastafarianism-and-its-impact-on-religion-and-the-contemporary-society