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Tutu, Desmond

Works: 902 works in 2,027 publications in 15 languages and 55,065 library holdings
Genres: Biography  Sermons  Juvenile works  Nonfiction films  Documentary films  Self-help publications  Biographies  Fiction  Biographical films  Church history 
Subject Headings: Clergy 
Roles: Author, Interviewee, Performer, Author of introduction, Speaker, Narrator, Other, Creator, wpr, Contributor, Honoree, Dedicatee, led, Adapter, pre, win, Actor, Author of afterword, colophon, etc., Editor
Classifications: BX5700.6.Z8, 294.3444
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The book of joy : lasting happiness in a changing world by Bstan-ʼdzin-rgya-mtsho( Book )

33 editions published between 2016 and 2018 in English and Danish and held by 2,749 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Nobel Peace Prize Laureates His Holiness the Dalai Lama and Archbishop Desmond Tutu have survived more than fifty years of exile and the soul-crushing violence of oppression. Despite their hardships -- or, as they would say, because of them -- they are two of the most joyful people on the planet. In April 2015, Archbishop Tutu traveled to the Dalai Lama's home in Dharamsala, India, to celebrate His Holiness's eightieth birthday and to create what they hoped would be a gift for others. They looked back on their long lives to answer a single burning question: How do we find joy in the fact of life's inevitable suffering? They traded intimate stories, teased each other continually, and shared their spiritual practices. We get to listen as they explore the Nature of True Joy and confront each of the Obstacles of Joy -- from fear, stress, and anger to grief, illness, and death. They then offer us the Eight Pillars of Joy, which provide the foundation for lasting happiness. Throughout, they include stories, wisdom, and science. Finally, they share their daily Joy Practices that anchor their own emotional and spiritual lives
The global guide to animal protection by Andrew Linzey( )

8 editions published between 1900 and 2013 in English and held by 1,857 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Raising awareness of human indifference and cruelty toward animals, The Global Guide to Animal Protection includes more than 180 articles that survey the extent of worldwide human exploitation of animals. In addition to entries on often disturbing examples of human cruelty toward animals, the book describes attempts of courageous individuals--including Jane Goodall, Shirley McGreal, Birute Mary Galdikas, Bernard E. Rollin, and Roger Fouts--to challenge and change exploitative practices. Also included is a special foreword by Archbishop Desmond Tutu, urging readers to seek justice and protection for all creatures, humans and animals alike
No future without forgiveness by Desmond Tutu( Book )

40 editions published between 1999 and 2013 in 12 languages and held by 1,840 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
The rainbow people of God : the making of a peaceful revolution by Desmond Tutu( Book )

27 editions published between 1994 and 1996 in English and held by 1,793 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 community ... 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
God has a dream : a vision of hope for our time by Desmond Tutu( Book )

32 editions published between 2004 and 2011 in 4 languages and held by 1,564 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
Hope and suffering : sermons and speeches by Desmond Tutu( Book )

38 editions published between 1983 and 1990 in 5 languages and held by 1,520 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Spoken words of Bishop Tutu of South Africa; delivered before Mandela's presidency
The book of forgiving : the fourfold path for healing ourselves and our world by Desmond Tutu( Book )

23 editions published between 2014 and 2017 in 7 languages and held by 1,464 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Nobel laureate Archbishop Desmond Tutu has witnessed some of the worst crimes people can inflict on others. So wherever he goes, he inevitably gets asked this question: How do I forgive? This book is his answer. Writing with his daughter, Mpho, an Anglican priest, they lay out the simple but profound truths about the significance of forgiveness, how it works, why everyone needs to know how to grant it and receive it, and why granting forgiveness is the greatest gift we can give to ourselves when we have been wronged. They explain the four-step process of forgiveness -- Telling the Story, Naming the Hurt, Granting Forgiveness, and Renewing or Releasing the Relationship -- as well as offer meditations, exercises, and prayers to guide the reader along the way. 'With each act of forgiveness, whether small or great, we move toward wholeness, ' they write. 'Forgiveness is how we bring peace to ourselves and our world.'"--
What's gone wrong? : South Africa on the brink of failed statehood by Alex Boraine( )

7 editions published in 2014 in English and held by 1,429 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This is the book that Alex Boraine never wanted to write. As a native South African and a witness to the worst years of apartheid, he has known many of the leaders of the African National Congress in exile. He shared the jubilation of millions of South Africans when the ANC won the first democratic elections in 1994 and took up the reins of government under the presidency of Nelson Mandela. Now, two decades later, he is forced to wonder what exactly has gone wrong in South Africa. Intolerance and corruption are the hallmarks of the governing party, while the worsening state of education, health, safety and security and employment strengthen the claim that South Africa is a failing state. Boraine explores this urgent and critical issue from the vantage point of wide experience as a minister, parliamentarian, co-founder of the Institute for Democracy in South Africa (IDASA) and Vice Chairperson of South Africa's Truth and Reconciliation Committee. He digs deep into the history of the ANC and concludes that both in exile and today, the ANC is slavishly committed to one party as the dominant ruling factor. All else - the Executive, Parliament, the Judiciary, civil society and the media - take second and third place. The ANC, Boraine claims, seeks to control every institution. What's Gone Wrong? pulls no punches, but it also goes beyond strong criticism and offers a number of constructive proposals, including the re-alignment of politics as a way of preventing South Africa becoming a failed state. As South Africa mourns the loss of Mandela and embarks on another national election, with the ANC likely to begin a third decade of rule, this incisive, detailed critique is required reading for all who are interested in the fate of this young nation
Dignity : the essential role it plays in resolving conflict by Donna Hicks( )

12 editions published in 2011 in English and held by 1,403 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Describes the elements of dignity, how to recognize violations of dignity, and ways to respond to restore broken relationships
Essays on leadership by Boutros Boutros-Ghali( Book )

7 editions published in 1998 in English and held by 1,083 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 )

33 editions published between 1982 and 2000 in English and held by 1,040 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

I am by Tom Shadyac( Visual )

15 editions published between 2010 and 2013 in English and held by 1,023 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
God's dream by Desmond Tutu( Book )

11 editions published between 1990 and 2013 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,019 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An introduction for the youngest readers to Archbishop Tutu's message of forgiveness and empathy. Grades K-3. 2008
An African prayer book by Desmond Tutu( Book )

17 editions published between 1995 and 2009 in 3 languages and held by 832 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
The book of joy : lasting happiness in a changing world by Bstan-ʼdzin-rgya-mtsho( Recording )

12 editions published in 2016 in English and held by 750 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Two great spiritual masters share their own hard-won wisdom about living with joy even in the face of adversity. The occasion was a big birthday. And it inspired two close friends to get together in Dharamsala for a talk about something very important to them. The friends were His Holiness the Dalai Lama and Archbishop Desmond Tutu. The subject was joy. Both winners of the Nobel Prize, both great spiritual masters and moral leaders of our time, they are also known for being among the most infectiously happy people on the planet. From the beginning the book was envisioned as a three-layer birthday cake: their own stories and teachings about joy, the most recent findings in the science of deep happiness, and the daily practices that anchor their own emotional and spiritual lives. Both the Dalai Lama and Archbishop Tutu have been tested by great personal and national adversity, and here they share their personal stories of struggle and renewal. Now that they are both in their eighties, they especially want to spread the core message that to have joy yourself, you must bring joy to others. Most of all, during that landmark week in Dharamsala, they demonstrated by their own exuberance, compassion, and humor how joy can be transformed from a fleeting emotion into an enduring way of life. Narration Credits:Douglas Carlton Abrams, read by the authorDalai Lama, read by Francois ChauDesmond Tutu, read by Peter Francis JamesFrom the Compact Disc edition
The power of forgiveness( Visual )

1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 700 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

To forgive someone can be simple. But this simple act can have powerful consequences? and may lead to a personal and spiritual transformation. Recently, the study of forgiveness has come into its own. Researchers are examining the psychological and physical effects of forgiveness under an amazingly wide variety of conditions, ranging from petty insults to sexual assault to 9/11. Clinicians now help guide people to forgive transgressions and get on with their lives. From Ground Zero to Northern Ireland to the Amish countryside, The Power of Forgiveness explores this important concept, and reveals how forgiveness can transform your life. Featuring Elie Wiesel (Nobel Laureate, Holocaust survivor and Oprah Book Club author); Marianne Williamson (spiritual activist and author of Healing the Soul of America) Thich Nhat Hanh (Buddhist teacher, author and peace activist); and Thomas Moore (author of the bestselling Care of the Soul)
God is not a Christian : and other provocations by Desmond Tutu( Book )

8 editions published between 2011 and 2014 in English and Danish and held by 676 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
Beyond our differences by Peter Bisanz( Visual )

1 edition published in 2009 in English and held by 667 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
Our grandparents : a global album by Maya Ajmera( Book )

1 edition published in 2010 in English and held by 620 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Vibrant photographs and simple text capture the joy and affection shown by grandparents and grandchildren around the world
Let there be light by Desmond Tutu( Book )

10 editions published between 2013 and 2014 in English and Swedish and held by 592 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Nobel Peace Prize-winning archbishop vividly portrays the wonder and beauty of the biblical story of God's work during the seven days of creation
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No future without forgiveness
The rainbow people of God : the making of a peaceful revolutionGod has a dream : a vision of hope for our timeDignity : the essential role it plays in resolving conflictGod's dreamAn African prayer bookGod is not a Christian : and other provocationsOur grandparents : a global album
Alternative Names
Archbishop Desmond Tutu

Desmond Mpilo Tutu

Desmond Tutu

Desmond Tutu Anglicaans priester uit Zuid-Afrika

Desmond Tutu archevêque anglican sud-africain

Desmond Tutu arcivescovo anglicano e attivista sudafricano

Desmond Tutu duchowny południowoafrykański, noblista w dziedzinie pokoju

Desmond Tutu eteläafrikkalainen anglikaaninen piispa

Desmond Tutu pacifista sud-africà

Desmond Tutu südafrikanischer Bischof und Friedensnobelpreisträger

Desmond Tutu Suid-Afrikaanse kerkleier

Dezmonds Tutu

Mpilo Tutu, Desmond

Tutu, D.

Tutu, D. 1931-

Tutu, D. (Desmond)

Tutu, D. (Desmond), 1931-

Tutu Desmond

Tutu, Desmond 1931-

Tutu, Desmond Archbishop 1931-

Tutu, Desmond Archevêque 1931-

Tutu, Desmond Erzbischof 1931-

Tutu, Desmond M.

Tutu, Desmond M. 1931-

Tutu Desmond M. archibishop emeritus

Tutu, Desmond M. B. 1931-

Tutu Desmond Mpilo

Tutu Desmond Mpilo 1931-....

Tutu, Desmond Mpilo Archbishop 1931-

Tutu, Desmond Mpilo Archevêque 1931-

Tutu, Desmond Mpilo Erzbischof 1931-

Tutu Desmondas

Tutu, Desmonds, 1931-

Tutu, Mpilo D. 1931-

Tutu, Mpilo Desmond

Tutu Mpilo Desmond 1931-....

Ντέσμοντ Τούτου

Дезмонд Туту

Дезмънд Туту

Десмонд Туту

Дэсмонд Туту

Туту, Десмонд

דזמונד טוטו

דזמונד טוטו בישוף דרום-אפריקאי

دزموند توتو

ديزموند توتو

ديزموند توتو، 1931-

ڈسمنڈ ٹوٹو

ڈسمونڈ ٹوٹو

डेसमंड टूटू

डेसमंड टूटू दक्षिणी अफ्रीका के नेता, आर्चबिशप, समाजसेवी एवं नोबेल पुरस्कार विजेता

ডেসমন্ড টুটু

ਦੇਸਮੰਡ ਟੂਟੂ

டெசுமான்ட் டுட்டு

డెస్మండ్ టూటూ

ഡെസ്മണ്ട് ടുട്ടു


დეზმონდ ტუტუ

데스몬드 투투

투투, 데스몬드 1931-

투투, 데스몬드 M. 1931-

투투, 데스몬드 엠필로 1931-

투투, 데스몬드 필로 1931-

투투, 데즈먼드 음필로 1931-

ツツ, デズモンド




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