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God has a dream : a vision of hope for our time

Author: Desmond Tutu; Douglas Carlton Abrams
Publisher: New York : Doubleday, 2004.
Edition/Format:   Book : Biography : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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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  Read more...
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Named Person: Desmond Tutu
Material Type: Biography, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Desmond Tutu; Douglas Carlton Abrams
ISBN: 0385477848 9780385477840 0385483716 9780385483711 1844132374 9781844132379
OCLC Number: 52594514
Description: ix, 134 p. ; 22 cm.
Contents: God believes in us --
God's dream --
God loves you as you are --
God loves your enemies --
God only has us --
Seeing with the eyes of the heart --
Stillness: hearing God's voice --
In the fullness of time --
Your part of God's dream.
Responsibility: Desmond Tutu with Douglas Abrams.
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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.

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