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ID: 300375145
Page Link: http://vocab.getty.edu/page/aat/300375145

 

Record Type: concept
Rastafari (religions (belief systems, cultures), <religions and religious concepts>, Associated Concepts (hierarchy name))

 

Note: A religious and political movement originating in Jamaica in the 1930s that identifies the former Emperor Haile Selassie of Ethiopia as the Messiah, and Africans as the chosen people of the Bible. Rastafarians, or Rastas adhere to codes of behaviour and dress, including the wearing of dreadlocks, the smoking of cannabis as a sacrament, and a diet that excludes pork and shellfish.
 
Terms:
Rastafari (preferred,C,U,English-P,D,U,N)
Rastafarian (C,U,English,AD,U,A)
Ras Tafari (C,U,English,UF,U,U)
Rastafari movement (C,U,English,UF,U,U)
Rastafarinism (C,U,English,UF,U,U)
Rastafarism (C,U,English,UF,U,U)
rastafari (C,U,Dutch-P,D,U,U)

Facet/Hierarchy Code:  B.BM

Hierarchical Position:

Hierarchy of Associated Concepts Facet
Associated Concepts Facet
Hierarchy of Associated Concepts (hierarchy name)
.... Associated Concepts (hierarchy name) (G)
Hierarchy of <religions and religious concepts>
........ <religions and religious concepts> (G)
Hierarchy of religions (belief systems, cultures)
............ religions (belief systems, cultures) (G)
Hierarchy of Rastafari
................ Rastafari (G)

Additional Notes:
Dutch ..... Een in de jaren 30 van de 20ste eeuw in Jamaica opgerichte religieuze en politieke beweging, die de voormalige Ethiopische keizer Haile Selassie beschouwt als de Messias en Afrikanen als het uitverkoren volk uit de Bijbel. Rastafari, of rasta's, zijn gebonden aan gedragscodes en kledingvoorschriften, zoals het dragen van dreadlocks, het roken van cannabis als een sacrament en een voedingspatroon zonder varkensvlees en schaaldieren. 

Sources and Contributors:
Rastafari............  [VP Preferred]
....................  Encyclopedia Britannica Online (2002-)
....................  Oxford English Dictionary Online (2002-)
....................  Salter, Sources and Chronology in Rastafari Origins, Journal of Alt. and Emergent Religions (2005)
Ras Tafari............  [VP]
.......................  Oxford English Dictionary Online (2002-)
rastafari............  [RKD, AAT-Ned Preferred]
....................  AAT-Ned (1994-)
Rastafarian............  [VP]
.......................  Oxford English Dictionary Online (2002-)
Rastafari movement............  [VP]
...................................  Oxford English Dictionary Online (2002-)
...................................  Salter, Sources and Chronology in Rastafari Origins, Journal of Alt. and Emergent Religions (2005)
Rastafarinism............  [VP]
..........................  Oxford English Dictionary Online (2002-)
Rastafarism............  [VP]
.......................  Oxford English Dictionary Online (2002-)
 
Subject: .....  [RKD, AAT-Ned, VP]
 
Note:
English .......... [VP]
.......... Oxford English Dictionary Online (2002-)
Dutch .......... [RKD, AAT-Ned]
.......... AAT-Ned (1994-)

 

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