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The Life, Works, and Witness of Tsehay Tolessa and Gudina Tumsa, the Ethiopian Bonhoeffer.

Author: Samuel Yonas Deressa; Sarah Hinlicky Wilson
Publisher: Lanham : Fortress Press, 2017.
Series: Lutheran quarterly books.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This book opens a window into the lives and extraordinary witness of a Christian couple whose faithful life of service has earned the moniker of Ethopia's Bonhoeffer. Part One introduces the reader to the extant writings of Gudina Tumsa. Part Two is a highly personal account of Gudina and Tsehay's life, witness, and sufferings. The collection concludes with an essay by Samuel Yonas Deressa on the impact of Gudina's  Read more...
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Deressa, Samuel Yonas.
Life, Works, and Witness of Tsehay Tolessa and Gudina Tumsa, the Ethiopian Bonhoeffer.
Lanham : Fortress Press, ©2017
Named Person: Gudina Tumsa; Tsehay Tolessa.; Gudina Tumsa
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Samuel Yonas Deressa; Sarah Hinlicky Wilson
ISBN: 150641849X 9781506418490
OCLC Number: 990414023
Description: 1 online resource (299 pages).
Contents: Part I. Gudina Tumsa's theological writings. The church as an institution, or The concept of the church ; Stewardship of the gospel ; Address to the Board of the Norwegian Missionary Society in support of the invitation of the Ethiopian Evangelical Church Mekane Yesus to the mission for assistance : Stjørdal near Trondheim in Norway, August 31, 1968 ; Report on church growth in Ethiopia ; On the interrelation between proclamation of the gospel and human development ; Report at the Ethiopia Consultation ; Serving the whole man : a responsible church ministry and a flexible international aid relationship ; Pastoral letter : the Evangelical Church Mekane Yesus in the Ethiopian revolution ; Memorandum : some issues requiring discussions and decisions ; The moratorium debate and the ECMY ; Unbelief from historical perspective, or kairos ; The responsibility of the ECMY toward ecumenical harmony ; The role of a Christian in a given society --
Part II. Tsehay Tolessa's story. Preface to In the fiery furnace / Lensa Gudina. In the fiery furnace : the story of Tsehay Tolessa and Gudina Tumsa, the assassinated general secretary of the Mekane Yesus Church in Ethiopa / Aud Sæverås with Tsehay Tolessa. Conclusion : the reception and expansion of Gudina Tumsa's legacy in Ethiopia, Africa, and beyond / Samuel Yonas Deressa --
Appendix : the church and ideologies / Baro Tumsa.
Series Title: Lutheran quarterly books.

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This book opens a window into the lives and extraordinary witness of a Christian couple whose faithful life of service has earned the moniker of Ethopia's Bonhoeffer. Part One introduces the reader  Read more...
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