Orthodox Mezmur. likes · 13 talking about this. Eritrean And Ethiopian Orthodox Mezmur. P’ent’ay is an Amharic and Tigrinya language term for a Christian of a Protestant denomination, of the Ethiopian Orthodox Tewahedo and Eritrean Orthodox Tewahedo churches. All of the four main churches and others also share and listen to various gospel singers, mezmur (gospel music) producers and choirs. Stream Kalat Hisan New Eritrean Orthodox Mezmur by Henos Efrem from desktop or your mobile device.

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Protestant Christians face persecution both by the Orthodox Church and by Muslims in rural areas of Ethiopia. Lacking western ties, the Mulu Wongel church was outlawed by the Derg Ethiopian government in This article’s use of external links may not follow Wikipedia’s policies or guidelines. With growing dispute on the additional texts of the Orthodox Church, the alleged changing of the original meanings of the Bible did little to decrease the attendance of the Ethiopian Orthodox Church.

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Therefore, most Ethiopian P’ent’ay Christians use the history of the Ethiopia Orthodox Christianity prior to the s as their own history.

Some of these churches in other branch cities have stopped using single letters for choir names, and applied names instead. Islamic militants have stopped at least one bus near Jijigaa rural area and demanded Christians recite the Islamic creed, killing those who refuse.

Since the majority population is Orthodox, Voice of Martyrs claims no criminal investigations are carried against Orthodox mobs who burn Evangelical churches, destroy houses and even murder P’ent’ay Christians.


Subsequently, in the early s the Meserete Kristos church choir was established. Atalay Alem and Shewaye Damte fill in some of this list that started early. Some P’ent’ay communities – especially Mekane Yesus – have been influenced by the Orthodox Tewahedo Church, which represents mainstream, traditional Ethiopian Christianity. Some of the early comers were Mulu Wongel and Meserete Kristos choirs, which now have up to Choir E and F, ortbodox each eritrexn 8, 9 albums.

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Even though CD, cassette and DVD sales have contributed to one of the rare Ethiopian industries on orthodkx rise, many singers and choirs have also given out their music for free to serve some financially disadvantaged people. However, since Mulu Wongel church itself didn’t have foreign support, its members faced persecution more often. The equivalent rendition in many other languages is Evangelicals. Since many of the P’ent’ay Christians are part of a larger, worldwide Evangelical community, the churches have been eritream involved in a lot of development work.

Views Read Edit View history. September Learn how and when to remove this template message. In addition the s government abolished religious education, closed many church buildings and arrested many religious leaders, while some disappeared.

Even though Mulu Wongel church was closed by the government, its two choir groups, the Mulu Wongel choir and Tsion choir continued to develop and sing uniquely Ethiopian songs across the county.


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Despite these issues, compared to the past, the s have brought the most freedom of religion in Ethiopia. The mainstream Orthodox Church has claimed its earliest origins from the Ethiopian royal official said to have been baptised by Philip in Acts 9.



Please improve this article by removing excessive or inappropriate external links, and converting useful links where appropriate into footnote references. Since the prophecy, more persecution followed Ethiopian Protestants for more than a decade.

Evangelical Protestantism is an Amharic and Tigrinya language term for a Christian of a Protestant denomination, widely used in Ethiopia and among Ethiopians and Eritreans living erktrean. An early church to develop other singers was Mulu Wongel church, since the church itself was mainly started by Ethiopians, as opposed to the foreign relations other Evangelical churches had with European and American missionaries.

Recent misidentification of certain groups as P’ent’ays has caused confusion. But the whole Pentecostal movement is passed down and based on Charismatic Evangelical interpretations concerning the Day of the Pentecost.

The P’ent’ay label may be an indication of the apparent prominence of the Pentecostal denomination at some point in the history of Evangelicalism in Ethiopia, even though many other branches such as Baptists, Lutherans, Orthdox, Presbyterians and Mennonites also have a similarly wide presence.

In light of their own interpretations, the Ethiopian Pentecostal church claims origins from Philip the Evangelist. The Mekane Yesus churches have been in extensive humanitarian and development related activities in particular, for many decades. Even though some of the older generation of singers didn’t have the financial means to make cassettes, they have influenced Ethiopian music in various ways while singing in local churches.

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