What Do Rastafarians Believe

Below are some of the main foundational beliefs of Rastafarians. The other articles will provide some of the other beliefs and standards

  • Rastafarians believe that God is a spirit and that this spirit was manifested in King H.I.M. Emperor Haile Selassie I.
  • Rastafarians believe that Jesus was a direct descendant of King David and was black.
  • Rastafarians believe that the Ethiopian Solomonic Dynasty is a direct representation of King David.
  • Rastafarians believe that they are the original Lost Tribes of Israel that were once scattered by Babylon until the appearance of His Imperial Majesty Emperor Haile Selassie I.
  • Rastafarians believe that God will return them to Zion (Rastafarians refer to Ethiopia as Zion).
  • Rastafarians believe that Ethiopia is the Promised Land and that it is Heaven on Earth.
  • The White Man took them away from the Promised Land (Ethiopia/Zion) as slaves to Babylon and a Babylonian system. (Please note that some Rastafarians will say Pink people vs. White people)

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