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Published:Sunday | January 26, 2020 | 12:16 AMPaul H. Williams - Gleaner Writer

Sikhism is religion that was established in Punjab, India, in the late 1400s by Guru Nanak Dev, who was also born in Nankana Sahab, Punjab (which is now in Pakistan, in 1464. It is underpinned by the basic principles of service, humility and...

Published:Sunday | January 19, 2020 | 12:42 AMPaul H. Williams - Gleaner Writer

Punjab is a vast region in India. From that vastness has sprung what is considered the world’s fifth largest religion, Sikhism, of which there are over 20 million members worldwide. Its founder, Guru Nanak, was born in Punjab in 1464. He died in...

Published:Sunday | January 5, 2020 | 12:31 AMPaul H. Williams - Gleaner Writer

Last week, we looked at Yahweh in Jamaica in terms of the number of established congregation/branches. Today, we are zooming in on of one them, which said that it has no affiliation with Qahal Yahweh in Paradise, Norwood, St James, which got much...

Published:Sunday | January 5, 2020 | 12:07 AMPaul H. Williams - Gleaner Writer

NTD Ingredientes is a company that sells products for the baking, pastry and food service industries. It began in 1991 in the Dominican Republic, was established in Mexico in 2002, and opened offices in Jamaica in 2015. One of the company’s...

Published:Sunday | December 22, 2019 | 12:23 AMPaul H. Williams - Gleaner Writer

Yahweh is a Hebrew religion that originated in the Middle East. Though it has the Bible as its main source of reference, it does not recognise Jesus Christ of Nazareth as its messiah. Believers regard Yeshua Ha Mashiack as the The Anointed One....

Published:Sunday | December 1, 2019 | 6:40 AMPaul H. Williams - Gleaner Writer

Yahweh’s Restoration Ministry is one of many denominations of the Yahweh religion. Last week, we explored some of the things members believe in based on biblical references. Today, we are looking at some of the their practices based also on...

Published:Sunday | November 24, 2019 | 12:23 AMPaul H. Williams - Gleaner Writer

It is generally agreed by religious scholars that Yahweh is the name of the state God of the ancient Kingdom of Israel, and later, the Kingdom of Judah. His name is composed of four Hebrew consonants,YHWH (known as the Tetragrammaton), which the...

Published:Sunday | November 17, 2019 | 12:28 AMPaul H. Williams - Gleaner Writer

Two weeks ago, the media were replete with stories of the dramatic rescue of three children from the Qahal Yahweh church compound in Norwood, St James amid allegations of cultism, human trafficking, child abuse, sexual assaults and abduction by the...

Published:Sunday | November 3, 2019 | 12:07 AMPaul H. Williams - Gleaner Writer

Queen Mother Mariamne Samad’s body, mind, heart and soul were as black as black could be. And she was never, ever going to apologise for that. Born in Harlem, New York, she grew up in a home of Garveyite parents, and Garvey’s message of black pride...

Published:Sunday | October 13, 2019 | 5:33 AMPaul H. Williams - Gleaner Writer

Two students, Javaughn Taylor and Romaro Cross, at Midland Bible Institute, located at Curatoe Hill in Clarendon, are concerned that too many church leaders are now more caught up in the preaching of the ‘prosperity gospel’ than with the Gospel of...

Published:Sunday | September 29, 2019 | 12:14 AMPaul H. Williams - Gleaner Writer

Lifelong Garveyite and black power activist Queen Mother Mariamne Samad passed away on Thursday, September 5, four days after her 97th birthday. Three days later, after a very short funeral service at the mosque at 24 Camp Road, Kingston 4, she...

Published:Thursday | September 5, 2019 | 4:22 PMPaul H. Williams - Gleaner Writer

“Proud to represent the brand of Jamaica, we aim to continue to serve exotic flavoured wines made from locally grown fruits right here in Jamaica,” is a statement made on a brochure being distributed by Journeys End Wine Company Limited, located...

Published:Friday | July 26, 2019 | 12:17 AMPaul H. Williams - Gleaner Writer

Jamaican Arts Odyssey is one of the cultural programmes that Great Huts Resort in Boston, Portland, produces and hosts annually. The essence of the event is to expose visitors and residents to Jamaican artists and art through an odyssey, which...

Published:Wednesday | May 1, 2019 | 12:39 AMPaul H. Williams - Gleaner Writer

Kuruma Reid, a second-year student in the Faculty of Law at The University of the West Indies, Mona campus, is also an artist, who is making quite a name for himself. Though he grew up around a cousin who did some amount of comic drawing, Reid...

Published:Friday | April 19, 2019 | 12:10 AMPaul H. Williams - Gleaner Writer

Macramé, is the art of knotting strings/ropes/cordinto patterns. Accessories, caps, hats, bags, clothes, household items, hammocks,etc., can be made with the macramé technique. Yet, it is an ancient art from whose popularity had been gradually...

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