The Sacred Scriptures are the written word of God who is the author of the Old and New Testaments containing nothing but perfect truth in faith and morals. But God’s word is not contained only in them, there is an unwritten word of God also, which we call apostolic tradition. The preservation of yet one more book in its entity, namely, the Ascension of Isaiah, is to be remembered to the credit of the Ethiopic Church. - The true faith (written during the reign of Zera Yacob) - The five pillars of the Sacraments (as Catechism). Books that have the orders of the church - The liturgical book with the 14 Anaphora - Ghitsacwa –Lectionaries or a list of annual reading of the scriptures during the liturgical service and other prayer hours.
A recent "Ethicist" column in The New York Times Magazine reveals not only the superficiality of what passes for ethical thinking today, but also the limits of multiculturalism as applied to Orthodox Jews.
A woman wrote to the "Ethicist" with the following question.
Her otherwise "courteous and competent real-estate agent" refused to shake her hand after signing a brokerage contract, explaining that as an Orthodox Jew he does not touch women.
The woman described herself as both "shocked and offended." But since she was a good liberal who, in addition to opposing "sex discrimination of all sorts," also "supports freedom of religious expression," she was in a quandary.
Books on Church administration and on counseling - A big book on the Synod of the Apostles in four parts - The Didache and Abthulis - The book on the Synod of Nicea - The book on the Synod of Galatia - The book on the Synod of Antioch - The book on the Synod of Lethokia - The book on the Synod of Kerthica - The book on the Synod of Esrskousia - The book on the Synod of Srethia - The book of Fetha Negast - Spiritual Medicine (Fewse Menfsawi) - Exegesis on the meeting of clergy (Tikbe Kahenat) 4.
But books, which should be considered for higher education and could be prepared carefully in order to suit modern thinking, are the following. Theological books such as the following - Haymanote Abew or the Faith of the Fathers in which other writings of the Apostolic Fathers and also of the Eastern Orthodox Church fathers are to be found. - The book of the Sacrament of Matrimony (Metsehafe Teklil) - The book of Baptism - The book of Ordination - The book of Covenant - The prayer book for the dead - The prayer book of the Incense - The book of Canon - The prayer book of purification 3.We receive the one and other with equal veneration. The canon of the Ethiopic Bible differs both in the Old and New Testament from that of any other churches. As a whole, books written in the Geez language and on parchment are numerous. Nevertheless, the sense of freedom that the Ethiopian Orthodox Tewahido Church maintained for centuries being, the torch of freedom to all Africa has enabled Africans to be aware of their freedom. Edited by Aymero W and Joachim M., The Ethiopian Orthodox Church, published by the Ethiopian Orthodox mission, Addis Ababa 1970. Henceforth, she was unable to raise her apostolic voice louder among her African brothers and sisters. On the ancient people and a refutation of the Jews. Briefly the contents of the document are: Questions of morality, the duty of studying the Scriptures and observance of the Seventh Commandment, mutual duties of husband and wife, offices and duties of Christian ministers; the duties of widows; the method of baptism, laymen not to baptize; vows of virginity; the duties of the faithful towards the martyrs; observance of Christmas, Epiphany, Lent, Holy week and method of calculating the date of Easter; warning against heresy; respect to be shown to the faithful departed; prayers to be used on specified and unspecified occasions. Source A short history, faith and order of the Ethiopian Orthodox Tewahido Church, published by the Ethiopian Orthodox Tewahido Church Holy Synod, Addis Ababa 1983. In the past, the Ethiopian Orthodox Tewahido Church had not much opportunity to expand and propagate the above, noted doctrine and orders of the church inside and outside the nation; this is because of the different circumstances prevailing in the surroundings of the country. Hortatory discourse to believers who desire to walk in the paths of wisdom and knowledge. Hortatory discourse to believers who desire to walk in the paths of wisdom and knowledge. The discourse of the Nicene Fathers on the Holy Trinity. The whole work was afterwards, somewhere in the fourth century, incorporated in the Apostolic Constitutions.