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}
  • Leahcim Tufani Semaj
  • Published 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… CONTINUE READING
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    The Rastafori Movement in
    • 1960
    ); subsequently reprinted in Caribbean Quarterly's Rastafari monographs
    • Caribbean Quarterly
    The opening sentence of this paper has been retained in its original wording (and time references) as presented at the Inaugural Rastafari Conference at the University of the West Indies