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…
ISBN 10 : 1429997745
ISBN 13 : 9781429997744
A sacred text to Ethiopian Christians and Jamaican Rastafarians, The Kebra Nagast tells of the relationship between King Solomon and the Queen of Sheba and their son Menyelik, who ..
ISBN 10 : 9781591438304
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Shares the spiritual wisdom of Rastafari through the stories, teachings, and traditions of practicing Rastas in Jamaica • Includes the author’s interviews with bush doctors, he..
ISBN 10 : 1569020329
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These pages were excised by royal decree from the authorized 1611 King James version of the Bible. Originally recorded in the ancient Ethiopian language (Ge'ez) by anonymous scribe..
ISBN 10 : 9780710307125
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This is a complete English translation of the famous Ethiopian work The Kebra Nagast - "The Glory of the Kings of Ethiopia." Compiled by a Coptic priest in the 6th century AD, from..
ISBN 10 : 9781602060753
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A foundational work for the Rastafarian movement in which Shepherd Robert Athlyi Rogers celebrates Ethiopians as the chosen people, guides Africans in self-reliance and self-determ..
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A book on Rastafari's teachings of the books of The Glory of Kings and The Utterance of Jah...
ISBN 10 : 9780814767474
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Down by the Riverside provides an expansive introduction to the development of African American religion and theology. Spanning the time of slavery up to the present, the volume mo..