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Rastafari Questions and Answers (Q&A)

Chris Kenway, Content Writer
Answered: Sep 03, 2018
Not all Rastafarians smoke weed. The Rastas who do smoke it, smoke for a spiritual purpose. It is used to heighten feelings of community and a connection between Jah and man and nature. It is...Read More

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Christian Jackson, Content Developer
Answered: Sep 03, 2018
Rastafari is generally distinguished for asserting the doctrine that Haile Selassie I, the former and final, is a reincarnation of the Christian God, called Jah. They see Haile Selassie I as...Read More

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A. Daniels, Professor
Answered: Sep 03, 2018
Rastafarians worship a God, whom they call Jah. Rastas see Jah as being the father, son and the Holy Spirit. When they give thanks to Jah, they smoke the chalice. The vessel is representative of...Read More

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A. Daniels, Professor
Answered: Sep 03, 2018
The Rastafarian movement began in Jamacia during the 1930's following a prophecy made by Marcus Garvey, a black political leader. Garvey commanded an organization known as the Universal Negro...Read More

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Christian Jackson, Content Developer
Answered: Sep 03, 2018
It is partly, yes. The Rastafari religion developed in the slums of Kingston Jamacia in the 1920’s and 1930’s. It was born out of an environment of great poverty, depression, racism,...Read More

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Chris Kenway, Content Writer
Answered: Sep 03, 2018
Fidel Castro is one of the great men of the past fifty years, but he is not Rastafarian. He was a part of the Cuban revolution. He is admired for playing an integral role in the revolution with...Read More

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Chris Kenway, Content Writer
Answered: Sep 03, 2018
The Rastafarian movement has inspired thousands of black youth, and some white and this extends throughout Jamaica, the Caribbean, Britain, France, and other countries in Western Europe and North...Read More

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Christian Jackson, Content Developer
Answered: Sep 03, 2018
Rastafari believe that blacks are the chosen people of God. Rastas claim that Haile Selassie will lead the Rastafarians into their paradise called Zion. He is their God and King. Rastas revere...Read More

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A. Daniels, Professor
Answered: Sep 03, 2018
Bob Marley was a devoted Rastafari who immersed his music in the sense of spirituality. He popularized reggae music around the world, and he served as a symbol of Jamaican culture and identity....Read More

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Chris Kenway, Content Writer
Answered: Sep 03, 2018
Marcus Garvey founded the Universal Negro Improvement Association, which appealed to Negros everywhere. After failed attempts to create a following in Jamaica, Garvey relocated the UNIA to Harlem...Read More

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Christian Jackson, Content Developer
Answered: Sep 03, 2018
There are Rastafarians in other parts of the world, even though it is rooted in Africa. Africa is the Rastafarians heaven. It is called "Zion." It is paradise on earth, and the goal of many...Read More

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A. Daniels, Professor
Answered: Sep 03, 2018
In the mid-1970's, the international popularity of reggae exploded. Bob Marley became very popular, and he introduced Rastafarian themes into the mainstream. Many young people who listened to his...Read More

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A. Daniels, Professor
Answered: Sep 03, 2018
The Rastafarian faith is indeed rising in Jamacia, where new census figures show that roughly twenty percent increase of adherents over a decade to over almost 30,000. The number is more like...Read More

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Chris Kenway, Content Writer
Answered: Sep 03, 2018
Many elements of Rastafari reflects it’s origins in Jamaica along with Ethiopian culture. Ethiopian Christianity traces it's roots to the Church of Alexandria, founded by St. Mark....Read More

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