14. The Quest for Justice in Revival, a Creole Religion in Jamaica

  1. Michael D. Palmer and
  2. Stanley M. Burgess
  1. William Wedenoja

Published Online: 14 MAR 2012

DOI: 10.1002/9781444355390.ch14

The Wiley-Blackwell Companion to Religion and Social Justice

The Wiley-Blackwell Companion to Religion and Social Justice

How to Cite

Wedenoja, W. (2012) The Quest for Justice in Revival, a Creole Religion in Jamaica, in The Wiley-Blackwell Companion to Religion and Social Justice (eds M. D. Palmer and S. M. Burgess), John Wiley & Sons, Ltd, Chichester, UK. doi: 10.1002/9781444355390.ch14

Editor Information

  1. Regent University, USA

Author Information

  1. Missouri State University, USA

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 14 MAR 2012
  2. Published Print: 20 APR 2012

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9781405195478

Online ISBN: 9781444355390

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Keywords:

  • quest for justice in revival, Creole religion in Jamaica;
  • revival, indigenous religious tradition in Jamaica;
  • Jamaica, mostly a Protestant society;
  • indigenous religious tradition, the Obeah;
  • revival, on healing in late twentieth century;
  • “Faith Healing Church of God”;
  • revival congregation;
  • revivalists, “temporal” and “spiritual” illness;
  • Illness, death, malicious acts of Obeah;
  • Revivalism and Bedwardism

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • The Religious Landscape

  • Studying Revival

  • Origins of Revival1

  • Portrait of a Revival Congregation

  • Social and Practical Justice

  • References

  • Bibliography