From Peace and Love to ‘Fyah Bun’: Did Rastafari Lose Its Way?

  title={From Peace and Love to ‘Fyah Bun’: Did Rastafari Lose Its Way?},
  author={Leahcim Tufani Semaj},
  journal={Caribbean Quarterly},
  pages={108 - 96}
  • L. Semaj
  • Published 1 June 2013
  • History
  • Caribbean Quarterly
FIFTY YEARS1 AFTER THE PUBLICATION of the Rastafari Report,2 forty-nine years after a delegation on repatriation to Africa and forty-four years after the visit of His Imperial Majesty to Jamaica, serious questions arise as to the capability of the Rastafarian movement/religion. Thirty years ago I described a social theory that would evolve out of the Rastafarian religion. It has quietly become a significant frame of reference for many. This success may, however, serve to make the Rastafarian… 

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  • Caribbean Quarterly

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