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Luther’s Imagined Ethiopia and the Challenges of Global Exchange

19 Nov

Posted by The Ethiopia Observatory (TEO)
by Andrew DeCort, University of Chicago Divinity School
 
The thesis of David Daniels’s recent Sightings column, “Martin Luther and Ethiopian Christianity: Historical Traces,” is exciting and important amidst the recent celebrations of Luther’s Ninety-Five Theses. In short, the Reformation was not “a solely European event” but was marked by “global exchanges” traceable to Ethiopia. Thus, “the standard narrative of the Reformation will need to be revised.”
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