Monthly Archives: March 2014

Ten historical tidbits about Catholicism in Ethiopia

——————————————————————Its been one year since the White Smoke indicated a new pope had been elected to represent the world’s one billion Catholics. Here are ten historic tidbits about Catholicism in Ethiopia.  — Portuguese Roman Catholic missionaries arrived in Ethiopia between … Continue reading

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Abyssinian tribesmen attack the fort at Gura in 1875 .

—————————————————- This is one shocking piece of historical artwork. It is entitled Abyssinian tribesmen attack the fort at Gura in 1875 . This piece is inaccurate in many ways. First the date was wrong. This battle happened in 1876 on … Continue reading

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Remembering Michael Daniel Ambatchew – March 07, 1967 – ————————————————————— — Today is the birthday of the late Dr. Michael Daniel Ambatchew, an author of children’s books, born on this date on March 7, 1967. Michael authored Sidama Tales and … Continue reading

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Priceless Quotes — Ethiopianism through the Ages – 07-03-14

————————————————————– “Now the Ethiopians, as historians relate, were the first of all men and the proofs of this statement, they say, are manifest. For they did not come into their land as immigrants from abroad but were natives of it … Continue reading

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Ethiopianism Quote of the Day – March 7th

“Broadly, Ethiopianism is the religious, literary, and political philosophy derived from the biblical passage picturing Ethiopia stretching forth her hands to God(i.e. Ps. 68:31). The passage was cited repeatedly by African and African American intellectuals and leaders from the early … Continue reading

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Is today the birthday of the proper noun Ethiopianism? March 7th

———————————————————- — On this date on March 7, 1775, British whip party politician and historian Horace Walpole wrote: “There may come a time, however, when I may wash my Ethiopianism white, but that time I never wish to live to … Continue reading

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