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Synopsis:

Nobel Peace Prize recipient Archbishop Desmond Tutu shares profound lessons of forgiveness from his own life and from the people of South Africa. He puts forward a bold spirituality that recognizes the horrors people can inflict upon one another and yet retains a sense of idealism and realism about reconciliation.

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Desmond Tutu, recipient of the Nobel Peace Prize in 1984, retired as Archbishop of Capetown, South Africa, in 1996.  He is active as a lecturer throughout the world and was recently a visiting professor at Emory University in Atlanta.

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uncle_loki, January 13, 2008 (view all comments by uncle_loki)
There are a lot of reasons to be cynical about politics and human nature. But this is one of those books that reminds me there is hope. Tutu's description of South Africa cuts to your soul. At times I was repulsed by the bestial, depraved acts that humans are capable of. At other times I was overwhelmed by the strength of moral character exhibited during this time. The TRC brings to light the full gammit of human behavior in a way that very few experiences can. And the way Tutu describes the process is both informative and inspiring.
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Product Details

ISBN:
9780385496902
Author:
Tutu, Desmond Mpilo
Publisher:
Image
Author:
Tutu, Desmond Mpilo
Location:
New York, N.Y.
Subject:
Christian Life
Subject:
Religious
Subject:
Devotional
Subject:
Christianity
Subject:
Spirituality
Subject:
Forgiveness
Subject:
Christian Life - Social Issues
Subject:
South Africa
Subject:
Church & State
Subject:
Reconciliation
Subject:
Anglican
Subject:
Christianity - Christian Life - Social Issues
Subject:
Religion & State
Subject:
South African
Subject:
Religion, Politics & State
Subject:
Africa - South Africa
Subject:
Africa - South - South Africa
Subject:
Africa - South - Republic of South Africa
Subject:
Reconciliation -- Religious aspects.
Subject:
Christianity-Social Issues
Copyright:
Edition Number:
1st Image Books ed.
Edition Description:
Image Books
Series Volume:
105-165
Publication Date:
20001017
Binding:
Paperback
Grade Level:
General/trade
Language:
English
Pages:
304
Dimensions:
8.05x5.49x.85 in. .61 lbs.

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