Orthodox Tewahedo liturgy and spirituality (bibliography)

Alexopoulos, Stefanos, and Maxwell E. Johnson. Introduction to Eastern Christian Liturgies. Collegeville, MN: Liturgical Press Academic, 2022.
[On the Ethiopian Rite see esp. p. xxxvi-xxxvii (intro) · 9 (prebaptismal anointing) · 18f (consecration of the baptismal waters) · 25 (formula for baptism) · 29 (chrismation) · 34 (first communion) · 49f (reconciliation) · 66-68 (intro to eucharistic liturgies) · 75 (liturgy of the word) · 79 (pre-anaphoral rites) · 99-104 (anaphoras) · 123 (communion and dismissal · 153-58 (liturgical year) · 190-98 (liturgy of the hours) · 232-34 (marriage rites) · 297f (unction) · 350-53 (funeral rites) · 411-13 (bibliography)]

Aymro Wondmagegnehu and Joachim Motovo, eds. The Ethiopian Orthodox Church. Addis Ababa: Ethiopian Orthodox Mission, 1970.

Chaillot, Christine. The Ethiopian Orthodox Tewahedo Church Tradition: A Brief Introduction to Its Life and Spirituality. Paris: Inter-Orthodox Dialogue, 2002.

Ezra Gebremedhin. “Maḫlet” [i.e., antiphon of the Dǝggʷa], in: S. Uhlig (ed.), Encyclopaedia Aethiopica, vol. 3, p. 659-660. Wiesbaden: Harrassowitz, 2007.

Fritsch, Emmanuel. “Qǝddase” [i.e., Eucharistic liturgy of the EOTC], in: S. Uhlig in coop. with A. Bausi (eds.), Encyclopaedia Aethiopica, vol. 4, p. 271-275. Wiesbaden: Harrassowitz, 2010.

Getachew Haile. “On the Authorship of Ethiopian Anaphoras”, in: Getachew Haile, Ethiopian Studies in Honour of Amha Asfaw, p. 9-38. New York: [publisher not identified], 2017. [Online version]

Habtä Maryam Wärqénäh [Like Siltanat]. Tintawi YeEthiopia Timihirt (‘The Old Order of Ethiopian Learning’). Addis Ababa, 1976.

Habtemichael Kidane. “Anaphoras”, in: S. Uhlig (ed.), Encyclopadedia Aethiopica, vol. 1, p. 251-253. Wiesbaden: Harrassowitz, 2003.

Habtemichael Kidane. “Dǝggʷa” [i.e., liturgical book of the EOTC], in: S. Uhlig (ed.), Encyclopaedia Aethiopica, vol. 2, p. 123-124. Wiesbaden: Harrassowitz, 2005.

Hammerschmidt, Ernst. Studies in the Ethiopic Anaphoras. 2nd, rev. edition (Äthiopistische Forschungen, 25). Stuttgart, Wiesbaden: Steiner, 2005.

Harden, J.M. The Anaphoras of the Ethiopic Liturgy (Translations of Christian Literature; Liturgical Texts, 3). London: SPCK; New York and Toronto: Macmillan, 1928.

The Harp of Glory: Enzira Sebhat – An Alphabetical Hymn of Praise for the Ever-Blessed Virgin Mary from the Ethiopian Orthodox Church. Introduced and translated from Corpus Scriptorum Christianorum Orientalium vol. 40 by J.A. McGuckin. Yonkers, NY: St Vladimir’s Seminary Press, 2010.

Heyer, Friedrich. Die Kirche Äthiopiens: Eine Bestandsaufnahme (Theologische Bibliothek Töppelmann, 22). Berlin, New York: Walter de Gruyter, 1971. [Google Books; p. 60-109: “Gottesdienstliches Leben”]

Karlsson, Jonas. “The Diachronic Development of the Dǝggʷā: A Study of Texts and Manuscripts of Selected Ethiopic Antiphon Collections”. PhD Dissertation in Ethiopian Studies, Faculty of Humanities at Universität Hamburg, 2022. [Publication forthcoming]

Lee, Ralph, and Lila Balisky. “Ethiopian hymnody”, in: J.R. Watson and E. Hornby (eds.), Canterbury Dictionary of Hymnology. Canterbury, 2015ff. [Online version only; subscription barrier]

Sergew Hable Selassie. The Church of Ethiopia. A Panorama of History and Spiritual Life. Addis Ababa: Ethiopian Orthodox Church, 1970. [Reprinted in 1997]

Shelemay, Kay Kaufmann. “Däbtära” [i.e., lay ecclesiastics and choristers in the EOTC], in: S. Uhlig (ed.), Encyclopaedia Aethiopica, vol. 2, p. 53-54. Wiesbaden: Harrassowitz, 2005.

Shelemay, Kay Kaufman, and Peter Jeffery, eds. Ethiopian Christian Liturgical Chant: An Anthology; vol. 1 (1993): General Introduction and Dictionaries of Notational Signs; vol. 2 (1994): Performance Practice and the Liturgical Portions; vol. 3 (1997): History of Ethiopian Chant (Recent Researches in the Oral Traditions of Music, 1-3). Madison, WI: A-R Editions. [Preview Volume 1, Volume 2, Volume 3 (Google Books)]

Zanetti, Ugo and Emmanuel Fritsch. “Säᶜatat: Mäṣḥafä äᶜatat” [i.e., ‘book of hours’], in: A. Bausi in coop. with S. Uhlig (eds.), Encyclopaedia Aethiopica, vol. 5, p. 501-503. Wiesbaden: Harrassowitz, 2014.