Ethiopian Gospel Music Book

Tibebe Eshete, Samuel Y. Deressa, et al. (forthcoming). Ethiopian Gospel Music

Most chapters are based on papers read at a conference on Christian congregational music at Ripon College Cuddesdon (UK).

The tentative table of contents is as follows:

  • Introduction
    by Tibebe Eshete
  • Implanting Swedish Hymnodies: Emergence and Reception of the Amharic Hymnbook Yägubaʼe mäzmurat
    by Marianne Nilsson

» View companion to chapter 1

  • Spreading the Gospel in Vernacular Languages: Lutheran Hymn Translation, Composition and Circulation in Eritrea and Ethiopia
    by Marianne Nilsson

» View companion to chapter 2

  • Ethiopian Spiritual Songs in Print: The Significance of a Private Collection of Amharic Songbooks from 1966-2016
    by Lila Balisky

» View companion to chapter 3

  • Oromo Gospel Music and it’s Role in Religious and Social Revival Movements in Ethiopia (working title)
    by Samuel Yonas Deressa

» View companion to chapter 4

  • Congregational Responsorial Singing in Kambaataa-Hadiyya: The Political Implications of an Evangelical Practice
    by Finn A. Rønne

» View companion to chapter 5

  • Negotiations, Re-contextualizations and Re-significations of Arsi Oromo ateetee Prayers by Vernacular Belief Practitioners and Protestants in the Kokossa District of Oromiya
    by Leila Qashu

» View companion to chapter 6

  • The “Maale-ization” of Wolaytta Hymns from 1960 to the Present: Ambivalences between the Said and the Sung
    by Hugo Ferran

» View companion to chapter 7

  • Acceptable and Unacceptable Music among Amharic-Speaking Evangelical Ethiopians
    by Jan Magne Steinhovden

» View companion to chapter 8

  • _ _ _ _ _ _ _ [Topic of the essay to be agreed]
    by N.N. (Ethiopian expert)

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of the forthcoming book