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History of Religions in the Caribbean epub

by Dale Bisnauth


History of Religions in the Caribbean epub

ISBN: 0865433429

ISBN13: 978-0865433427

Author: Dale Bisnauth

Category: History

Subcategory: World

Language: English

Publisher: Africa World Pr (October 1, 1996)

Pages: 225 pages

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Dale Arlington Bisnauth (1936 – 4 April 2013) was a Guyanese politician, writer and .

Dale Arlington Bisnauth (1936 – 4 April 2013) was a Guyanese politician, writer and member of the clergy. He was the Minister of Labour, Human Services, and Social Security in the Government of Guyana Bisnauth's publications include A Short History of the Guyana Presbyterian Church (1979), History of Religions in the Caribbean (1989), and The Settlement of Indians In Guyana: 1890-1930 (2000)

In the book History of Religions in the Caribbean, Dale Bisnauth argues that .

In the book History of Religions in the Caribbean, Dale Bisnauth argues that "historical developments have in large measure influenced the make-up of the multi-religious mosaic of the Caribbean". 1 For Bisnauth, the multi-religious mosaic is testimony to the stamp of European colonization on the Caribbean. In 1823, US president James Monroe, in his state-of-the-nation address to Congress, in solidarity with newly independent states of Latin America, warned European nations that any further colonization of the region would be strongly resisted by the United States.

The history of the Caribbean reveals the significant role the region played in the colonial struggles of the European powers since the 15th century. In 1492, Christopher Columbus landed in the Caribbean and claimed the region for Spain

The history of the Caribbean reveals the significant role the region played in the colonial struggles of the European powers since the 15th century. In 1492, Christopher Columbus landed in the Caribbean and claimed the region for Spain. The first Spanish settlements were established in the Caribbean starting in 1493.

As Dale Bisnauth correctly points out in his History of Religions in the Caribbean (1989), the study of Caribbean religions begins with Catholic missionary activities among aboriginal peoples. Initial reports concerning Caribbean religions were largely written by Europeans who had two agendas: (1) the conversion of native populations to Catholicism, and (2) the subjugation of aboriginal populations. Dunn and Kelley, 1988).

History of religions in the Caribbean. Trenton/Asmara: Africa World Press. The role of religion in Caribbean history: From Amerindian Shamanism to Rastafarianism. Billpops Publications. Bourguignon, E. (1973). In E. Bourguignon (E., Religion, altered states of consciousness, and social change (pp. 3–35). Columbus: Ohio State University Press. Chevannes, B. (1994). The first Rasta: Leonard Howell and the rise of Rastafarianism (trans: Davis, . Chicago: Lawrence Hill Books. Soul Rebels: The Rastafari.

Dale Arlington Bisnauth was a Guyanese politician, writer and member of the clergy. Religions in the Caribbean

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All the major religions of the world as well as some indigenous outgrowths of these faiths are found in the Caribbean. In this book, Dr. Bisnauth covers the history of a wide range of religions, from the vanished beliefs of the Caribs and Arawaks to the Rastafarianism of today. He shows how each religion arrived and developed in the Caribbean area, culminating in the remarkable degree of mutual tolerance which now exists there. This is an essential book for all who are interested in the history of religions.