Can you imagine the congregation at St. Matthew's Anglican Church or Christ The King Church, belting out the Bob Marley hit "One Love" during Sunday mass?
Well if you're shocked, don't be, because it just could happen, and as a matter of fact Jamaican parishes plan to include the lyrics of songs from two of the country's most famed reggae artists – Bob Marley and Peter Tosh – in the next publication of its church hymnal.
Two weeks ago Kimone Thompson, a Jamaican Observer staff member, reported that Anglicans are "going reggae", after an announcement by The Reverend Canon Ernle Gordon, the rector of St Mary the Virgin Anglican Church, at the Michael Manley awards function for community self-reliance at the Little Theatre in Kingston.
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Posted August 18, 2007 at 7:41 am
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