'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 at Concordia University Chicago (River Forest, IL); 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.
The Gospel of Mark Published April 11, 2015
The Gospel of Mark Published March 28, 2015
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