Doctrine of the Ethiopian Orthodox Tewahedo Church:
Click the "Doctrine" link.
--- Debre Tsion Kidist Mariam
Features of the Ethiopian Orthodox Church and the Clergy:
- General and Historic:
(Read with caution -- Protestant bias.
References are to King James Version.)
Ethiopian Christian Biographies:
--- Dictionary of African Christian Biography
History of the Ethiopian Orthodox Tewahido
Church Homepage, by "EthioCrown"
Imperial Ethiopia Homepage, by "EthioCrown"
An African Civilisation of Late Antiquity:
Ancient History Sourcebook:
Accounts of Meröe, Kush, and Axum, c. 430
BCE - 550 CE:
- Tadesse Tamrat:
Ethiopia, the Red Sea, and the Horn, (1977).
Chapter 2 of
The Cambridge History of Africa,
Vol. III, edited by Roland Oliver,
(Cambridge University Press, 1977).
- Sir John Gay:
Early Portuguese Missionaries in East Africa, (1958).
London: Macmillan, 1958.
These Portuguese, needless to say, were in
constant conflict with the Ethiopian Church.
- Ethiopian Orthodox Tewahedo Church [NON-CHALCEDONIAN]:
"Tewahedo" means "One Nature."
Holy Trinity Cathedral of the Bronx, no date.
In the late XX Century this was probably
the single most useful and informative reference
book about the Church of Ethiopia available in English,
despite being privately published, hard to find,
eccentrically organised, and illustrated in part with
gruesome photographs of Italian wartime atrocities.
Excerpts from the book.
- Archbishop Yesehaq:
The Ethiopian Tewahedo Church.
An Interview with the Venerable Getahun Atlaw, Archdeacon of the Ethiopian
Orthodox Church of Jerusalem, Israel:
Extremely interesting and wide-ranging (but sometimes disturbing
to those of us who would like to consider the non-Chalcedonians as
Orthodox) interview with one of the Ethiopian Church's most articulate
--- Augustan Society
Keepers of the Lost Ark? (2007).
Smithsonian (38/12): 38.
An article on Ethiopian Orthodoxy with some interesting
pictures and an interview of sorts with the guardian
of the Axum Ark.
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