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University Of Technology

Wycliffe Barnes

1004752

School OF Computing And Information Technology

November 8, 2010

Tutor: Sydney Lowrie

Topic: Rastafarianism

Narrowed Topic: Rastafarianism and Jamaica

Purpose: To Inform the General Public about Rastafarianism and how it has affected

Jamaica through Reggae Music.

Thesis: Rastafarianism is one of the religions that is dominant in Jamaica and

has increased over the years through Reggae Music.

1. Rastafarianism is both a religion and a movement.

A. Rastafarianism is a Religion in that it promotes a belief in a higher power.

B. Rastafarianism is also a movement because it preaches repatriation.

2. The History Of Rastafarianism dates back to 1930.

A. Marcus Garvey is said to be the prophet of Rastafarianism.

B. Rastafarianism was founded in Jamaica by Leonard P. Howell.

3. Rastafarians have specific beliefs.

A. They Believe that Haile Selassie I is “The Messiah” sent by God.

B. Rastafarians believe that God will return them to Zion (Rastafarians refer to Ethiopia as Zion) and that Ethiopia is the Promised Land and that it is Heaven on Earth.

4. Rastafarianism has had a lasting impact on Jamaica.

A. Rastafarianism is a religion that has spread Island wide and has a lot of

followers.

B. Rastafarianism has grown over the years through Reggae Music ( Bob

Marley).

References

Evan Schmidt 1997, November 5, 2010, “What is Rastafarianism”, Retrieved From:

http://ezinearticles.com/?Rastafarianism-and-the-Impact-on-the-World&id=2804286

Neil Payne 2000, November 5, 2010, “Introduction To Rastafarianism”, Retrieved From:

http://ezinearticles.com/?An-Introduction-to-Rastafarianism&id=1002498

Leonard E. Barrett, Sr., The Rastafarians: The Dreadlocks of Jamaica (Kingston: Sangster's

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