Category: Christianity

Göttliche Gastfreundschaft

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The Chronicle of the Ethiopian King Susenyos – ዓለሙ ኃይሌ (ትርጓሜ)፣ የኢትዮጵያ ታሪክ (፲፭፻፺፯-፲፮፻፳፭) የዐፄ ሱስንዮስ ዜና መዋዕል፤(ከግእዝ ወደ አማርኛ፡)፤2005.

This is an annotated Amharic translation of the Chronicle of the Ethiopian King Susenyos (1597-1625 Ethiopian Calendar), originally written in Ethiopic. The book, published in 2013, has 247 pages. Its introduction offers interesting information on the socio-religious and political context for a better understanding of the reign of King Susenyos. The Chronicle is particularly interesting …

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Leadership in the light of Christian principles by Tesfaye Ya’cob – ተስፋዬ ያዕቆብ፣ መሪነት፣ ክርስቲያናዊ መርህና ምግባር፣ 2009።

This is a book on leadership, in the light of Christian principles and Ethics, written by Tesfaye Ya’cob, and published in 2017. It has 315 pages. The first chapter, dealing with the meaning of leadership, explains the concept of “leadership” and different leadership theories. Chapter two is dedicated to biblical leadership. The ecclesiastical aspect leadership …

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– ሐረገ ወይን ቸርነት፤ ሴትና አህያ…፤ አዲስ አበባ፤2005.

This is a book on the place and the role of women in the Church and the society. The author, whose profession is medical care, has engaged herself in theological studies at the Holy Trinity College of the Ethiopian Orthodox Tewahido Church. Her purpose was to have a better theological preparation in view of her …

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– መምህር ያሬድ ፈንታ፣ መጽሐፈ ግጻዌ ሐዲስ ዘተሰናአወ በአርባዕቱ ክፍላተ አዝማን፣ አዲስ አበባ፣ 1997 ዓ.ም.

This is a lectionary for Sunday and festive readings according to the Ethiopian Orthodox Tewahedo Tradition. It was published in 2005 by Yared Fenta and has 187 pages. In the preface Yared Fenta gives a literature review about previous lectionaries in the history of Ethiopia, with more precisions on those published in the 20th century. …

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ማርዬ ይግዛው፣ ቅኔያዊ የእውቀት ፈጠራ፤ አዲስ አበባ፤ 2006.

This is a posthumous work, published in 2014 thanks to Yonas Tareqegn and the Goethe Institut. The author Mariye Gezaw passed away one year earlier in Gondar, while being engaged in research work. The book, which has 188 pages, deals with Qəne, a genre of Ge’ez oral and written literature. The term itself is attributed …

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Christian Media in the Middle East: An Introduction

Abstract The aim of this article is to introduce and examine the work of Christian media, mainly the satellite television channels, in the Middle East. The reason for focussing only on the satellite channels is because the television channels are still the main players and have attracted more attention, especially since television programs have adapted …

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Palestinian contextual theology: Essay of a classified bibliography since 2000

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(Deutsch) Géopolitique des chrétiens d’Orient

Christianity in Nubia. History and Gestalt of an African church

Roland Werner, Das Christentum in Nubien. Geschichte und Gestalt einer afrikanischen Kirche,  Berlin: LIT 2013, 520 S. = Studien zur Orientalischen Kirchengeschichte 48), ISBN978-3-643-12196-7 Here is a short presentation in English of the book of Roland Werner. A longer presentation and review is written her in German. Christianity in Nubia is almost unknown, though it …

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