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Tutu, Desmond

Works: 679 works in 1,210 publications in 3 languages and 37,139 library holdings
Genres: Sermons  Biography  Fiction  Juvenile works  Church history  Pictorial works  Prayers  Quotations  Guidebooks  Christian fiction 
Roles: Interviewee, Performer, Narrator, Author of introduction, Creator, Dedicatee, Other, Speaker, Contributor, Honoree, Adapter
Classifications: BX5700.6.Z8, 231.7
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No future without forgiveness by Desmond Tutu ( Book )
23 editions published between 1999 and 2013 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,774 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"The establishment of South Africa's Truth and Reconciliation Commission was a pioneering international event. At the center of this attempt at healing a nation has been Archbishop Desmond Tutu, whom President Nelson Mandela named as Chairman of the Truth and Reconciliation Commission. With the final report of the Commission just published, Archbishop Tutu offers his reflections on South Africa." "In No Future Without Forgiveness, Tutu argues that true reconciliations cannot be achieved by denying the past. But nor is it easy to reconcile when a nation "looks the beast in the eye." Rather than repeat platitudes about forgiveness, he presents a spirituality that recognizes the horrors people can inflict upon one another, and yet retains a sense of idealism about reconciliation."--Jacket
God has a dream : a vision of hope for our time by Desmond Tutu ( Book )
20 editions published between 2004 and 2013 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,673 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Nobel Laureate Desmond Tutu has long been admired throughout the world for the heroism and grace he exhibited while encouraging countless South Africans in their struggle for human rights. In God Has a Dream, his most soul-searching book, he shares the spiritual message that guided him through those troubled times. Drawing on personal and historical examples, Archbishop Tutu reaches out to readers of all religious backgrounds, showing how individual and global suffering can be transformed into joy and redemption. With his characteristic humor, Tutu offers an extremely personal and liberating message. He helps us to "see with the eyes of the heart" and to cultivate the qualities of love, forgiveness, humility, generosity, and courage that we need to change ourselves and our world. Echoing the words of Martin Luther King, Jr., he writes, "God says to you, 'I have a dream. Please help me to realize it. It is a dream of a world whose ugliness and squalor and poverty, its war and hostility, its greed and harsh competitiveness, its alienation and disharmony are changed into their glorious counterparts. When there will be more laughter, joy, and peace, where there will be justice and goodness and compassion and love and caring and sharing. I have a dream that my children will know that they are members of one family, the human family, God's family, my family.'" Addressing the timeless and universal concerns all people share, God Has a Dream envisions a world transformed through hope and compassion, humility and kindness, understanding and forgiveness.--Publisher description
The rainbow people of God : the making of a peaceful revolution by Desmond Tutu ( Book )
3 editions published in 1994 in English and held by 1,579 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
During the twenty-seven years of Nelson Mandela's imprisonment, Desmond Tutu served as the embodiment of hope for all the oppressed people of South Africa. Deprived of the right to vote (and virtually every other civil right), South Africa's people of color found their beloved archbishop to be a constant source of strength and courage in the wearing, year-in, year-out battle against the consummate evil of apartheid. So successful was Tutu in his great work that he became, as Nelson Mandela tells us in his Foreword, "public enemy number one." Here is the extraordinarily inspiring story of Desmond Tutu's decades-long struggle as the dedicated spokesman for one of the most important liberation movements of modern times, the anti-apartheid movement - as told by John Allen, the courageous journalist who became the archbishop's media secretary. Woven into the astonishing tapestry of narrative are Tutu's speeches, letters, and sermons - the thrilling addresses that have made him not only a symbol of hope for his own people but a focus for justice, peace, and reconciliation throughout the world. With a clarity of pitch born out of decades of experience, Tutu shows us all how to move forward with honesty and compassion to build a newer and more humane world. For, as he says, "We can only be human in fellowship, in Peace." Here is a guidebook that has universal resonance, a how-to book on accomplishing a revolution, one that ends with South Africa's first free election, in which Desmond Tutu, at the age of sixty-two, is permitted to vote for the first time in his life! But here is a revolution that, as the archbishop explains, ends not in mere victory, but in peace and reconciliation for all the Rainbow People of God
Hope and suffering : sermons and speeches by Desmond Tutu ( Book )
24 editions published between 1983 and 1986 in English and held by 1,478 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Essays on leadership ( Book )
6 editions published in 1998 in English and held by 1,179 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The Carnegie Commission on Preventing Deadly Conflict invited five world leaders, Boutros Boutros-Ghali, George Bush, Jimmy Carter, Mikhail Gorbachev, and Desmond Tutu, to consider leadership and preventing deadly conflict. Each offers a different perspective, yet all conclude that an individual leader's choices are crucial to creating the conditions that enhance or undermine peace. This volume highlights the capacities of international leaders. These leaders can help mobilize great financial or military resources, build international coalitions, and create a constituency for prevention. The Commission believes that prevention should be on the agenda of every head of state and government meeting and all foreign and defense ministerial gatherings. The international community should champion and reward good governance, especially in countries struggling towards greater democracy. International leaders can call attention to the problem of intergroup violence and tap into latent public inclination toward prevention. They have the scope to explain the need for prevention. They can help build the political will necessary to mount an effective response to complex emergencies and to help people prevent violence before it erupts. Addressing this point in his essay, former United Nations Secretary-General Boutros Boutros-Ghali highlights the need for vision, communication, and cooperation
Crying in the wilderness : the struggle for justice in South Africa by Desmond Tutu ( Book )
19 editions published between 1982 and 2000 in English and held by 1,050 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
God's dream by Desmond Tutu ( Book )
8 editions published between 2008 and 2012 in 3 languages and held by 992 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
An introduction for the youngest readers to Archbishop Tutu's message of forgiveness and empathy
I am ( Visual )
4 editions published between 2011 and 2013 in English and held by 897 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Don't know who Tom Shadyac is? As a writer and a director, Shadyac first unleashed Ace Ventura: Pet Detective and The Nutty Professor remake on the world, and then a string of film fiascoes, but that's all behind him now. A bike accident left him with a host of debilitating maladies and brought him to the verge of suicide, so he took stock of his life and set out on a quest to answer some of life's greatest questions. What's wrong with the world? How do we go about fixing it? Is the fundamental nature of man essentially benevolent or cruel? So he traveled around, enlisting the aid of what he calls "significant minds" --journalists, scientists, spiritual leaders, scholars--to understand life's essential questions. "I Am" is his documentary about this quest
An African prayer book by Desmond Tutu ( Book )
12 editions published between 1995 and 2013 in English and held by 892 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Collection of prayers from the vast and varied continent of Africa including the church fathers Augustine and Athanasius, missionaries, African Americans, and anonymous contemporary Africans
Beyond our differences ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2009 in English and held by 669 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Features interviews with religious leaders and politicians as they are asked what inspires them in these challenging times, as more and more people are turning to religion and spirituality to gain a sense of meaning and understanding with what they are facing
God is not a Christian : and other provocations by Desmond Tutu ( Book )
5 editions published between 2011 and 2012 in English and held by 669 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
In this collection of Desmond Tutu's most historic and controversial speeches and writings, we witness his unique career of provoking the powerful and confronting the world in order to protect the oppressed, the poor, and other victims of injustice. Renowned first for his courageous opposition to apartheid in South Africa, he and his ministry soon took on international dimensions. Rooted in his faith and in the values embodied in the African spirit of ubuntu, Tutu's uncompromising vision of a shared humanity has compelled him to speak out, even in the face of violent opposition and virulent criticism, against political injustice and oppression, religious fundamentalism, and the persecution of minorities. Tutu's hopeful, timeless messages become increasingly necessary and powerful with each passing year. Arranged by theme and introduced with historical context by Tutu's biographer, John Allen.--From publisher description
Dignity : the essential role it plays in resolving conflict by Donna Hicks ( Book )
5 editions published in 2011 in English and held by 554 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Describes the elements of dignity, how to recognize violations of dignity, and ways to respond to restore broken relationships
The gospel according to Judas by Benjamin Iscariot by Jeffrey Archer ( Recording )
11 editions published between 2005 and 2008 in English and held by 457 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Desmond and the very mean word : a story of forgiveness by Desmond Tutu ( Book )
2 editions published between 2013 and 2014 in French and English and held by 450 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
While riding his new bicycle Desmond is hurt by the mean word yelled at him by a group of boys, but he soon learns that hurting back will not make him feel any better
The Nobel Peace Prize lecture : Desmond M. Tutu ( Book )
2 editions published in 1986 in English and held by 438 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Made for goodness : and why this makes all the difference by Desmond Tutu ( Book )
14 editions published between 2010 and 2012 in English and held by 415 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The Nobel Peace Prize-winner joins his daughter, an Anglican minister, to share a powerful vision on why each of us can find hope and joy even in troubled times--because we are all made for goodness
Hammering swords into ploughshares : essays in honor of Archbishop Mpilo Desmond Tutu ( Book )
6 editions published in 1987 in English and held by 413 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
100 places to go before they disappear ( Book )
2 editions published in 2011 in English and held by 412 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Profiles destinations around the world in danger of disappearing
Nobelity ( Visual )
6 editions published between 2005 and 2013 in English and held by 357 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A look at the world's most pressing problems through the eyes of Nobel laureates. Follow filmmaker Turk Pipkin in his journey to find enlightening answers about the kind of world our children and grandchildren will know
The rainbow people of God by Desmond Tutu ( Book )
20 editions published between 1994 and 1996 in English and Undetermined and held by 327 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
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Alternative Names
Tutu, D. 1931-
Tutu, D. (Desmond)
Tutu, D. (Desmond), 1931-
Tutu, Desmond, 1931-
Tutu, Desmond M.
Tutu, Desmond M. 1931-
Tutu, Desmond M. B. 1931-
Tutu, Desmond Mpilo
Tutu, Desmond Mpilo, 1931-
Tutu, Mpilo D. 1931-
Tutu, Mpilo Desmond
Tutu, Mpilo Desmond, 1931-
ツツ, デズモンド
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