|Series||Aethiopistische Forschungen -- Bd. 70, Äthiopistische Forschungen -- Bd. 70.|
|LC Classifications||BX3747.E8 C64 2009|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||xviii, 230 p. ;|
|Number of Pages||230|
|LC Control Number||2011430384|
Leonardo Cohen. The Missionary Strategies of the Jesuits in Ethiopia (–). Aethiopistische Forschungen Wiesbaden: Harrassowitz Verlag, xviii + pp. index. bibl. € ISBN: –3–––6. In recent research on early modern Catholicism, growing attention has been paid towardunderstandingmissions on aglobalscale. The Missionary Strategies of the Jesuits in Ethiopia (–) ISSN ISBN Download Citation | The Missionary Strategies of the Jesuits in Ethiopia (–) (review) | Leonardo Cohen’s erudite study of an ostensibly failed Western missionary effort argues that Author: Andrew Casad. The Jesuits believed that gaining control over positions of power and key positions was the right formula for success, and therefore, the missionaries tried to overtake the Ethiopian ecclesiastical hierarchy, sever the traditional connection with the Alexandrian Coptic Church and replace it with a connection with the Roman Catholic : Pasta dura.
The missionary strategies of the Jesuits in Ethiopia (–), Aethiopistische Forschungen Wiesbaden: Harrassowitz Verlag. Wiesbaden: Harrassowitz Verlag. Google Scholar. Series: Jesuit Studies, Volume: Authors: Victor M. Fernández, Jorge De Torres, Andreu Martínez d'Alòs-Moner, and Carlos Cañete. One of the earliest and most ambitious projects carried out by the Society of Jesus was the mission to the Christian kingdom of Ethiopia, which ran from to In about , crucial figures in the Ethiopian Solomonid monarchy, including King Susenyos, were . The mission to Ethiopia was one of the most challenging undertakings carried out by the Catholic Church in early modern times. The book examines the period of early Portuguese contacts with the Ethiopian monarchy, the mission’s main developments and its aftermath, with the expulsion of the Jesuit missionaries. This study focuses on the Jesuit mission in Ethiopia (). It presents a comprehensive history of the mission, from its inception during the reign of the Portuguese King Dom Manuel I, through its phase of expansion up to the expulsion of the Jesuit missionaries.