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Chosen People: The Rise of American Black Israelite Religions

Jacob S. Dorman

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780195301403
eISBN:
9780199979035
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195301403.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

This book offers new insights into the rise of Black Israelite religions in America, faiths ranging from Judaism to Islam to Rastafarianism, all of which believe that the ancient Hebrew Israelites ... More


“Our Only Hope, Our Only Salvation as a Race”: Rabbi Arnold Josiah Ford, Ethiopianism, and African American Settlers in Ethiopia

Dorman Jacob S.

in Chosen People: The Rise of American Black Israelite Religions

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780195301403
eISBN:
9780199979035
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195301403.003.0005
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

The interwar era produced some forms of Black Israelite religion that incorporated rituals that can be called Judaic, in that they were modeled on contemporary Judaism, and not simply Hebraic, in the ... More


Legitimation, Indigenization, and Contextualization

Ennis B. Edmonds and Michelle A. Gonzalez

in Caribbean Religious History: An Introduction

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814722343
eISBN:
9780814722848
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814722343.003.0009
Subject:
Religion, World Religions

This chapter looks at contemporary issues facing religion in the Caribbean today. Caribbean religions entered the twenty-first century as established religious traditions at the defining moment for ... More


Jamaican Black Power in the 1960s

Rupert Lewis

in Black Power in the Caribbean

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780813049090
eISBN:
9780813046693
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813049090.003.0003
Subject:
History, African-American History

This chapter examines how Black Power activism developed in 1960s Jamaica, highlighting the contributions of Walter Rodney, the Abeng group, and lesser known grassroots activists. It shows how ... More


One Love Bob Marley, The Mystic, and the Market

Jeremy Prestholdt

in Icons of Dissent: The Global Resonance of Che, Marley, Tupac and Bin Laden

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9780190632144
eISBN:
9780190077914
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190632144.003.0006
Subject:
History, History of Ideas

This chapter explores how anti-systemic figures of the Cold War era were reimagined in the post-Cold War world. It begins by considering the exponential growth of Bob Marley's popularity after his ... More


Introduction

Lara Putnam

in Radical Moves: Caribbean Migrants and the Politics of Race in the Jazz Age

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
July 2014
ISBN:
9780807835821
eISBN:
9781469600246
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/9780807838136_putnam.5
Subject:
History, Latin American History

British Caribbeans created radical new ways of thinking about themselves, their communities, and their rights. The popular cultures of black internationalism that emerged from debates on race and ... More


History

David W. Stowe

in Song of Exile: The Enduring Mystery of Psalm 137

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780190466831
eISBN:
9780190466862
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190466831.003.0001
Subject:
Religion, Early Christian Studies

Part 1, “History,” takes its cue from the opening lines of Psalm 137. These verses, in the first-person plural, evoke communal memories of better times remembered in moments of dislocation, ending ... More


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