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Unformatted text preview: • The Holy Piby o Written by Robert Athlyi Rogers This Rastafari document is considered by many Rastafarians as a formative and primary source of their religion. He saw all Black Africans as the chosen people of God and proclaimed Garvey as an Apostle. • Leonard P. Howell o Author of the first truly Rastarfari document called “The Promise Key” created under his pen name “Gangun-Guru In this document he proclaimed to have witnessed the coronation of the Emperor and Empress on November 2, 1930 in Addis Adaba He also proclaims that Ras Tafari is the true Head of Creation and that the King of England is an imposter. He was described as the first “Rasta” and became the first to be persecuted and charged with sedition for refusing loyalty to the king of England George V. • Selassie I o Emperor of Ethiopia and proclaimed as King of the Rastafarians....
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This note was uploaded on 03/20/2010 for the course SYG 2000 taught by Professor Clark during the Spring '10 term at Miami Dade College, Miami.
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