Charles Edwards (Rastafari)

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Prince Emanuel Charles Edwards, 1915–1994, was a Jamaican Rastafari who founded the Bobo Shanti order[1] in 1958 in Bull Bay in Jamaica,[2] and is held by that group to be a member of the holy Trinity, along with Haile Selassie I and Marcus Garvey. The "triune" positions of the Bobo Shanti trinity are as follows; Haile Selassie is regarded as the King of Kings a prophet sent by God, Garvey is perceived to be a prophet and Emmanuel, a High Priest and he is also believed to be Melchizedek of the Bible.[2]


  1. ^ Girma Yohannes and Iyassu Menelik (2009). Rastafarians: A Movement Tied With A Social And Psychological Conflicts. GRIN Verlag. p. 89. ISBN 9783640440115. 
  2. ^ a b "Bobo Shanti". BBC website. Retrieved 18 September 2012.