A comprehensive historical study that describes the varied and various encounters of the Jamaican people with Christianity in the thirty years following emancipation as enslaved peoples under British colonialism. An excellent and resourceful guide for students of history and theology in particular and post-emancipation Caribbean studies in general.
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