A Historical Evaluation of Jamaica Baptists: A Spirituality of Resistance

@article{Lawes2008AHE,
  title={A Historical Evaluation of Jamaica Baptists: A Spirituality of Resistance},
  author={Marvia Lawes},
  journal={Black Theology},
  year={2008},
  volume={6},
  pages={366 - 392}
}
Abstract Resistance has been intrinsically woven into the origin and development of the Jamaica Baptist Union (JBU). Historically, the spirit of resistance and certain doctrinal beliefs has had an ironic relationship among Baptists throughout Europe and North America. However, something unique emerged when these beliefs met with African religious beliefs in America, Western Africa and in Jamaica. After the beginning of Baptist work on the island by George Liele in the mid-eighteenth century… Expand
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