Səbhat läʼamlak (1951)

Ethiopian Evangelical Church

Səbhat läʼamlak [ስብሐት ለአምላክ, Praise be to God]. 3rd edition. Addis Ababa: Berhane Selam Press, 1950/51 (1943 AM).

Source: www.good-amharic-books.com
[Lapsley/Brooks Foundation]


» View 1st edition of Səbhat läʼamlak (1925)

» View 2nd edition of SL (= Yäbetä kərəstiyan mäzmurat, 1934/35?)

Further study

Launhardt, Johannes. Evangelicals in Addis Ababa (1919-1991): With special reference to the Ethiopian Evangelical Church Mekane Yesus and the Addis Ababa Synod (Studien zur Orientalischen Kirchengeschichte, 31). Münster: LIT, 2004.

Quote from Launhardt, Evangelicals:

“[p. 44] The 1943 EC edition contains 289 hymns,
105 of them written by [Simon] Röstin [SMBV],
48 by Eriksson,
40 from Lundahl and
96 from different Ethiopian and European authors
[Q: who are they?].*

[* Fn 137: Counting and collection of the author]

Sebhat LeAmlak served as the only evangelical hymnbook in Addis Ababa for many decades.”

Nilsson, Marianne. Chapter 2 in forthcoming book on Ethiopian gospel music.

Sæverås, Olav. On Church-Mission Relations in Ethiopia 1944-1969: With special reference to the Ethiopian Church Mekane Yesus and the Lutheran Missions. [Uppsala:] Lunde, 1974.