South Africa

Seeding Hope

In Made for Goodness, South African Archbishop Desmond Tutu and his daughter Mpho Tutu offer a series of poignant reflections that speak about their lifelong quests to choose righteousness in a world gone awry. This slim volume of personal anecdotes illuminates how Desmond Tutu tried to embody an incarnational theology on a daily basis. Together, this father and daughter explore the foundations of the faith that enabled him to remain joyful and hopeful despite the carnage he witnessed in his lifetime. What sustained Tutu during his darkest hours of despair, when all signs indicated that the system of apartheid could never be dismantled?

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Sojourners Magazine July 2010
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Archbishop Tutu Underwhelmed With U.S. Version of 'Reconciliation'

Archbishop Desmond Tutu's excitement that Congressional leaders were going through a process known as 'reconciliation' was abated last week when he learned that the procedure was not, in fact, a healing process for two bitterly feuding parties, but rather a technical congressional procedure designed to address budget items and bypass a filibuster.

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