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Mekane Yesus kirkens præsident, Ato (pastor) Emmanuel Abraham,1980. - Emmanuel Abraham (f.1913) er en af de ledende etiopiske personligheder i det 20. århundrede. Efter en tid som skolelærer og rektor blev han fra 1939-43 udnævnt af kejser Haile Selassie til forskellige diplomatiske poster i London, New Delhi og Rom, og fik senere en række regeringsposter i Addis Abeba, bl.a. i forskellige ministerier. I forbindelse med kejserstyrets fald i 1974, blev Emmanuel Abraham fængslet af militærjuntaen, men løsladt igen efter 9 mdr. – Efter hjemkomsten i 1943 blev Ato Emmanuel medlem af EECMY. Og fra 1963-85 var han valgt til kirkens præsident. Ved mange lejligheder deltog Ato Emmanuel som EECMY’s repræsentant i All-Africa-Lutheran Conference. Desuden var han fra 1957-84 medlem af LWF’s Eksekutiv Komité
President of the Ethiopian Evg. Church Mekane Yesus/EECMY, Ato (Rev.) Emmanuel Abraham, 1980. E
Date Created and/or Issued
1980
Publication Information
University of Southern California. Libraries
Contributing Institution
University of Southern California Digital Library
Collection
International Mission Photography Archive, ca.1860-ca.1960
Rights Information
CC Attribution (CC BY). https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0/ Må bruges med kildeangivelse: Danmission Photo Archive / Should be used with source reference: Danmission Photo Archive.
Danmission
Strandagervej 24, 2900 Hellerup, Denmark
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danmission@danmission.dk
Description
President of the Ethiopian Evg. Church Mekane Yesus/EECMY, Ato (Rev.) Emmanuel Abraham, 1980. Emmanuel Abraham (b. 1913) is one of the leading Ethiopian personalities of the 20th century. Following a period as school teacher and headmaster, from 1939-43 he was elected by Emperor Haile Selassie to different diplomatic posts in London, New Delhi and Rome, and had later several high level government posts at Addis Ababa, e.g. in different ministries. By 1974, the Military Junta, which overthrew the imperial government, detained him. However, 9 months later he was released. Following return to Ethiopia in 1943, Ato Emmanuel became member of the EECMY. And from 1963-85 he was elected as the Church President. On several occasions, Ato Emmanuel attended the All-Africa Lutheran Conference as delegate from EECMY. He also served as member of the LWF Executive Committee, from 1957-84.
Type
image
Format
image/jpeg
photographs
Identifier
imp-dan-Folder027_00020A.jpg
http://doi.org/10.25549/impa-c123-96165
http://thumbnails.digitallibrary.usc.edu/imp-dan-Folder027_00020A.jpg
Subject
Danmission
FOLDER027
Det Danske Missionsselskab
Danish Missionary Society
DMS
Etiopien
Ethiopia
EECMY
Ethiopian Evg. Church Mekane Yesus
Den Etiopisk Evg. Kirke Mekane Yesus
Ato Emmanuel Abraham
Kirke Mission
Church Mission
Kirkeledere
Church Leaders
Portraits
Portrætter
All Africa Lutheran Conference
LWF
Det Lutherske Verdensforbund
Lutheran World Federation
Addis Ababa
Addis Abeba
Ledelse Administration
Management Administration
Time Period
1980
Place
Addis Abeba
Addis Ababa
Africa
Etiopien
Ethiopia
ኢትዮጵያ
Source
Folder027_00020A.tiff [File]
Relation
Danmission Photo Archive
International Mission Photography Archive, ca.1860-ca.1960
Photographs of the Danmission, Copenhagen, Denmark
http://fotoarkiv.danmission.dk/fotoweb/archives/5001-Danmission%20Photo%20Archive/archive/photo_archive/Folder027_00020A.tiff.info#preview-media

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