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Originally posted by worldwatcher
lRastafarianism isn't an exact copy of Christianity, it is influenced by many other religions including Eastern Hindu philosophy.
As the Daimler limousine drew parallel with her, Rita's thoughts were not positive. "How is it they are saying that this man is so great," she wondered, "when he looks so short, with his army hat over his head in such a way I can't even see his eyes."
"Then I said to myself, 'What am I even thinking about? Jesus is a spirit.'" At that exact moment Haile Selassie raised his face: he looked directly into Rita's eyes and waved. "And I looked into his hand and there was the nail-print. It was a mark, and I could only identify that mark with the scriptures of history, saying, 'When you see him, you will know him by the nail-print in his hands.'"
"So when I saw this, I said to myself that this could be true, this could be the man of whom it was said: 'before the year 2,000 Christ will be a man walking on this earth.'"
Originally posted by crusader
as far as i know the rastas was mistajlkken in fact selassie was merely a descendant of king david, and he came from the same lineage of jesus christ. now case in point, why were they mistaken? was it because they were reading a bible translated full of errors, it bears in mind of the fact also, that throughout history, that man has always look for a saviopur like himself.peace out
Originally posted by TheBandit795
Rastafari is a religion.