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Apocalypticism in Search of Justice: The Case of Rastafari
Join us for a part of the UCCS Music Program’s Third Friday Colloquia Series.
Join UCCS Music Program Assistant Professor Dr. Colin McAllister in conversation with Dr. Ennis Edmonds, Donald R. Rogan Professor of Religious Studies at Kenyon College.
As Jews and Christians did in the throes of Roman persecution, Rastafari has deployed an apocalyptic discourse as protest against economic, political and cultural marginalization in a postcolonial world dominated by the so-called developed world. Marley exemplified this discourse in “Ride Natty Ride” (and in many otherView more