Christianity in Ethiopia

  title={Christianity in Ethiopia},
  author={Dale H. Moore},
  journal={Church History},
  pages={271 - 284}
  • D. Moore
  • Published 1 September 1936
  • History
  • Church History
There are various accounts of the origin of Christianity in Ethiopia, but most of them have no satisfactory historical basis. One tradition, found in the Royal Chronicles and other native works, claims that the Apostle Thomas was responsible for the introduction of Christianity into Ethiopia. Origen refers to the Apostle Matthew as a missionary to the Ethiopians, an association which Rufinus also gives. Gelasios of Cyzicus links the name of Bartholomew with Ethiopia. There is also the well… 

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