[Continued-Perspectives on the State of Black Religion in The United States and Christianity in Jamaica] (audio)

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Tinney Discussion continued. Leonard Barrett presentation, Perspectives on Black Religion in the Caribbean

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This audio is a continuation of Professor Tinney’s presentation on the state of Black religion in the United States. The audio also features a presentation on religion in Jamaica. Discussed within the presentation are Christianity and the Rastafarian movement. After the presentation there is a response by Noel Erskine.

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00:00:04 Audio begins with an unidentified man asking question on liberation movements.

00:04:13 An unidentified man talks about implicit theological values. He also talks about Black women suffering as Black women.

00:13:14 Professor Tinney ends question and answer session.

00:13:33 Professor Barrett discusses the cultural complex in Jamaica.

00:14:07 Discusses the national origins that the West Africans brought to Jamaica.

00:29:10 Talks about how the Jamaican assembly passed an act considering religion of the slaves.

00:42:28 Talks about the revival of the Afro-Christian sect.

00:53:39 He discusses the period of religious refinement and the Rastafarian movement.

01:01:32 Ends presentation.

01:02:03 Response and critique by Professors Noel Erskine and Lesley Damong of Trinity University.

01:30:41 Audio ends.


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