Religious Education School Based Assessment
The Origin and Development of Spiritual Baptist
St. Andrew High School for Girls
Table of Contents
Statement of Aims 3 Methodology 4 Summary of Findings 5-6 Analysis
Statement of Aims
At the end of this assessment one should be able to:
1. Identify the place of origin
2. Describe the circumstances leading to the development
3. State challenges they faced in their development
4. Examine the impact of this religion on its adherents
The information for this research was gathered mainly through the review of literature and from the internet. The research began on January 5, 2014 and was finished within a two week period. Information was gathered from different sources found on different websites and from literature as seen in the bibliography. How was the information collated?
Summary of Findings
The Baptist Faith was introduced to Trinidad and Tobago by emancipated African-American slaves who were brought there by the British during the years 1815-16. Like Santería in Cuba and Brazil, and Vodun in Haiti: the Spiritual Baptists is a syncretic African-Christian faith that goes back at least two centuries, to the days of slavery. Being a philosophical belief system, it did not come into being...
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