Sebhat laAmlak (1951)

Sebhat laAmlak (‘Praise to God’). 3rd edition. Addis Ababa: Yemisrach Dimts, 1950/51 (1943 AM).

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

For further study

Launhardt, Johannes (2004). 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 Verlag. 

Svensson, Axel B. (1961). Missionssällskapet Bibeltrogna Vänners historia under tiden 1911-1961. Stockholm: Bibeltrogna vänner. [304 pp.]


? Röstin, Simon (1966). Den dömda världen (The doomed world). Stockholm: Bibeltrogna vänner.

? Röstin, Simon (1968). Trons värld: en bok om ting som icke synas (The world of faith: a book about things that are not visible). Stockholm: Bibeltrogna vänner.

? Röstin, Simon (1973). Anna Lenas sista bok (Anna Lena’s Last Book). Helsingborg.


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.

Launhardt (2004), p. 44 [some linebreaks added].