Abdias


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Ab·di·as

 (ăb-dī′əs)
See Obadiah1.

Abdias

(æbˈdaɪəs)
n
(Bible) Bible the Douay form of Obadiah
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Noun1.Abdias - a Hebrew minor prophetAbdias - a Hebrew minor prophet    
2.Abdias - an Old Testament book telling Obadiah's propheciesAbdias - an Old Testament book telling Obadiah's prophecies; the shortest book in the Christian Bible
Old Testament - the collection of books comprising the sacred scripture of the Hebrews and recording their history as the chosen people; the first half of the Christian Bible
Nebiim, Prophets - the second of three divisions of the Hebrew Scriptures
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Even though, throughout his text, Rodrigues narrates episodes of resistance and contestation, such as the experience of Black Experimental Theater, by Abdias Nascimento, or the claims by black artists and intellectuals for the presence of more individualized characters, the author seems to suggest, as his conclusion, that the responsibility for the subaltern situation in the art world lies with the black population itself.
(14) SCANDROGLIO, M., Gioele e Amos in dialogo, 256-261; VERDINI, I,., Joel, Abdias, Jonas, 22-23.
In his lecture "Genocide: The Social Lynching of Africans and Their Descendants in Brazil," given at the Seminar for African World Alternatives in Dakar, Senegal, in 1976, black nationalist intellectual and politician Abdias do Nascimento emphasized the link in Brazil between the cultural concepts of mixedness or "racial democracy" and the bio-socio-political project of "whitening." "The political, economic, social, and cultural repression experienced by the black people of Brazil is deplorable," he said.
Lisa Betty from Fordham University presented "Pragmatic Pan Africanismo: An Exploration of Abdias Do Nascimneto's Role as Transnational Mediator of Afro-Latin Pan Africanism", Madam Zulia Maria Mena Garcia, Deputy Minister of Culture of Columbia, presented "Promotion and recognition of the Rights of the African Diaspora in Columbia", Danilevicz P.
Abdias Calixte grew up in Haiti and began to learn the trades by working alongside his father, a preacher who also worked on houses.
Uma interpretacao para a categoria genocidio, utilizada para descrever o processo historico de violencias materiais e simbolicas que se expressam no racismo contra negras/os no Brasil, aparece mais diretamente a partir de Abdias do Nascimento, intelectual e expoente do movimento mais conhecido a relacionar essa categoria com as condicoes de vida da populacao negra no pais (Nascimento 1978).