'Journeys in African Zion' contains the 2008 and 2009 Duda Chair in Religion Lectures at Concordia College--New York, with photography by the author, a Professor of Religion, Greek, and Humanities. The first section, "Ethiopian Timkat: the Power of Ritual Remembrance," explores the Ethiopian festival of Timkat (the Epiphany, Baptism of Christ), with its unique rites and ceremonies. The second part, '"I will Pay My Vows': the Ethiopian Pilgrimage to Kulubi," elucidates the pilgrimage of 300,000 to the church of St. Gabriel the Archangel, the fulfillment of vows, and the baptism of a thousand infants. The author spent five weeks in Ethiopia researching these topics.
Professor of New Testament and Early Christianity, Greek, Liturgy, and Humanities at Concordia College--New York (Bronxville, NY); Ph.D. in Religious Studies (Marquette University), M.A. in Art History (University of Kentucky), M.Div. (Concordia Theological Seminary). Ordained member of the Lutheran Church--Missouri Synod.
Ashley & Tim Published December 10, 2014
Concordia New York in Greece 2014 Photogra Published July 01, 2014
Mr. & Mrs. Timothy Kimes July 26, 2014 Published December 09, 2013
Concordia in India 2013 Published October 27, 2013
Italy 2011 Published June 26, 2011
Journeys in African Zion Published May 11, 2009