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God Is Not A Christian (Hardcover)

Desmond Tutu, John Allen

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In this essential 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.

Arranged by theme and introduced with insight and historical context by Tutu's biographer, John Allen, this collection takes readers from the violent apartheid clashes in South Africa to the healing work of the Truth and Reconciliation Committee; from Trafalgar Square after the fall of the Berlin Wall to a national broadcast commemorating the legacy of Nelson Mandela; from Ireland's Christ Church Cathedral in Dublin to a basketball stadium in Luanda, Angola. Whether exploring democracy in Africa, the genocide in Rwanda, black theology, the inclusion of gays and lesbians in the church, or the plight of Palestinians, Tutu's message of truth is clear and his voice unflinching.

In a world of suffering and conflict, where human laws all too often clash with God's law, Tutu's hopeful, timeless messages become increasingly necessary and powerful with each passing year--and are needed now more than ever.

General

Imprint: Rider
Country of origin: United Kingdom
Release date: April 2011
First published: May 2011
Authors: Desmond Tutu • John Allen
Dimensions: 222 x 141 x 21mm (L x W x T)
Format: Hardcover
Pages: 237
ISBN-13: 978-1-84604-251-5
Categories: Books > Humanities > Religion & beliefs
Books > Humanities > Religion & beliefs > Aspects of religions (non-Christian)
Books > Humanities > Religion & beliefs > Aspects of religions (non-Christian) > Religious experience
Books > Humanities > Religion & beliefs > Aspects of religions (non-Christian) > Religious experience > General
Books > Religion & Spirituality > Aspects of religions (non-Christian)
Books > Religion & Spirituality > Aspects of religions (non-Christian) > Religious experience
Books > Religion & Spirituality > Aspects of religions (non-Christian) > Religious experience > General
LSN: 1-84604-251-8
Barcode: 9781846042515

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