Protestant vibrations? Reggae, Rastafari, and conscious Evangelicals

  title={Protestant vibrations? Reggae, Rastafari, and conscious Evangelicals},
  author={Timothy Rommen},
  journal={Popular Music},
  pages={235 - 263}
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