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Introduction to Rastafarianism

Duration: 03:15

Presenter Reverend Peter Owen-Jones visits Addis Ababa in Ethiopia to explore the background and beliefs of Rastafarianism. He attends a service of worship and talks with a Rasta leader who considers that life in this community is like being in heaven, as he is a slave redeemed. They discuss the beliefs of the creed and Haile Selassie's importance to the faith.

Available since: Fri 9 Nov 2012

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Around the World in 80 Faiths The Far East

2/8 Pete Owen Jones encounters the exotic and inscrutable religions of the Far East.

First broadcast: 09 Jan 2009

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