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Rastafari: A Very Short Introduction
Language: en
Pages: 140
Authors: Ennis Barrington Edmonds, Ennis B. Edmonds
Categories: History
Type: BOOK - Published: 2012-12-20 - Publisher: Oxford University Press

Rastafari has grown into an international socio-religious movement, with adherents of Rastafari found in most of the major population centres and outposts of the world. This Very Short Introduction provides a brief account of this widespread but often poorly understood movement, looking at its history, central principles, and practices.
Rastafari: A Very Short Introduction
Language: en
Pages: 160
Authors: Ennis B. Edmonds
Categories: History
Type: BOOK - Published: 2012-12-20 - Publisher: OUP Oxford

From its obscure beginnings in Jamaica in the early 1930s, Rastafari has grown into an international socio-religious movement. It is estimated that 700,000 to 1 million people worldwide have embraced Rastafari, and adherents of the movement can be found in most of the major population centres and many outposts of
Rastafari and the Arts
Language: en
Pages: 282
Authors: Darren J. N. Middleton
Categories: Religion
Type: BOOK - Published: 2015-02-11 - Publisher: Routledge

Drawing on literary, musical, and visual representations of and by Rastafari, Darren J. N. Middleton provides an introduction to Rasta through the arts, broadly conceived. The religious underpinnings of the Rasta movement are often overshadowed by Rasta’s association with reggae music, dub, and performance poetry. Rastafari and the Arts: An
A World Religions Reader
Language: en
Pages: 408
Authors: Ian S. Markham, Christy Lohr Sapp
Categories: Religion
Type: BOOK - Published: 2020-02-18 - Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

A comprehensive and accessible textbook which explores the traditions and beliefs of the world’s living religions – the fully updated and revised new edition The World Religions Reader is an inclusive, student-friendly examination of the history, teaching, practices, and appeal of the world’s major religions. Covering both the fundamentals and
Death, Religion and Law
Language: en
Pages: 324
Authors: Peter Hutton, Ravi Mahajan, Allan Kellehear
Categories: Medical
Type: BOOK - Published: 2019-11-22 - Publisher: Routledge

This practical guide summarizes the principles of working with dying patients and their families as influenced by the commoner world religions and secular philosophies. It also outlines the main legal requirements to be followed by those who care for the dying following the death of the patient. The first part