Desmond Tutu tributes / analysis

Jan 6, 2022 by


Desmond Tutu – a personal reflection, by Andrew Symes, Anglican Mainstream
The Archbishop, whom I met in 1994, was a remarkable Christian prophet combining sharp analysis, courage and winsomeness, not a secular socialist politician in a purple cassock. But his understanding of sin and salvation deviated from the bible’s teaching.

The Editor with Desmond Tutu in 1994


Desmond Tutu, South Africa’s ‘spiritual father’, is laid to rest, by Anli Serfontein, Church Times

Tutu – Saint or Sinner? by David Robertson, theweeflea

Tutufication is not the solution to division and oppression, by Archbishop Cranmer: Canon Mark Oakley wrote to the Times over the weekend with a plea for the Church of England to adopt ‘Tutufication’…

Bishop Tutu, God & Democracy, by Mark Tooley, Juicy Ecumenism:
No public life lacks controversy and misjudgments. But on the major themes of Tutu’s long public life, he was courageously correct.

Tutu’s advocacy for LGBTQ rights did not sway most of Africa, by David Crary, Associated Press

Dauntless priest whose humanity ignited the courage of a boy who would become Archbishop Tutu, By Mamphela Ramphele, Daily Maverick:
He was influenced by Trevor Huddlestone, missionary priest in the Johannesburg townships under apartheid.

RIP Desmond Tutu – prophet, priest and archbishop to the world, by Archbishop Cranmer

In pictures: The life of Archbishop Desmond Tutu, BBC

Church Times obituary






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