Tag: Protestant Christianity

An Ethology of Religion and Art: Belief as Behavior (Routledge Studies in Religion)

Theorizing the Relation of Religion and the Arts

I have recently worked in a number of related areas in the study of religion, completing several articles and a book focusing on a reconsideration of the philosophy of religion, especially through a reconsideration of the relationship of religion and art. These articles concern a very broad reappraisal of the academic study of religion. However, growing from this is a […]

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The Liberty Bell Temple in Los Angeles, US was established by the American Rasta Ed Forchion

Rastafari: A New Religious and Social Movement

Rastafari, also spelled Ras Tafari, religious and social movement, begun in Jamaica in the 1930s and adopted by many groups around the globe, that combines Protestant Christianity, mysticism, and a pan-African political consciousness. Rastas, as members of the movement are called, see their past, present, and future in a distinct way. Drawing from Old Testament stories, especially that of Exodus, […]

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