Augustine Dickinson

Augustine Dickinson is a PhD student at the Centre for Medieval Studies, University of Toronto. He holds an MA in Classical Studies and a BA in Medieval Studies, both from the University of Waterloo.

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Decades-Old Schism in the Ethiopian Church Mended

Following the election of Dr. Abiy Ahmed as Prime Minister, it was announced that a meeting would be held to try to mend the schism within the Ethiopian Church. After several days of deliberation between three representatives from rival synods, an agreement was reached, ending the 27 year division.... Continue reading
Following the election of Dr. Abiy Ahmed as Prime Minister, it was announced that a meeting would be held to try to mend the schism within the Ethiopian Church. After several days of deliberation between three representatives from rival synods, an agreement was reached, ending the 27 year division.... Continue reading
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Finding good, reliable, quality sources of information about Ethiopia and Eritrea is difficult. We want to change that. Anyone who has ever wondered, "What is an Ethiopian Orthodox liturgy like?", "How does the Ethiopian calendar work?", "Who is Tekle Haymanot?", or even just, "How do you read the letters?", will know that finding the answers to these questions often is not easy, and, when you find answers, they are not always from reliable sources. If you find answers but want to learn even more, where do you go after that? Myself and some of my colleagues have noticed that this is a common issue in Ethiopian Studies and we are committed to helping change that. Soon you... Continue reading
Finding good, reliable, quality sources of information about Ethiopia and Eritrea is difficult. We want to change that. Anyone who has ever wondered, "What is an Ethiopian Orthodox liturgy like?", "... Continue reading