The Kebra Negast: A Book of Rastafarian Wisdom



What did Jamaican reggae singer Bob Marley and Emperor Haile Selassie I of Ethiopia have in common? A love for the Kebra Negast, holy book of Ethiopian Christians and Jamaican Rastafarians. Contemporary scholars date the Kebra Negast to the 14th century, but it retells the stories of much earlier Biblical times, one very important story in particular. According to the Kebra Negast, the Israelites’ Ark of the Covenant was spirited away to the ancient kingdom of Ethiopia by wise King Solomon’s…


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