Peace: The Words and Inspiration of Mahatma Gandhi

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Blue Mountain Arts, Inc., 2007 - Political Science - 95 pages
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PEACE: The Words and Inspiration of Mahatma Gandhi is part of the new Me We book series from Blue Mountain ArtsA(R). Inspired by the life and philosophy of one of the 20th centuryas most remarkable humanitarians, this book combines compelling photographs of Gandhi with quotations from his most inspiring speeches and writings to capture the true essence of his timeless messages of peace, equality, and love. The book also includes an in-depth biographical essay by South African writer/novelist Mike Nicol and an introduction by Archbishop Desmond Tutu.
  

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Review: Peace: The Words and Inspiration of Mahatma Gandhi

User Review  - Javier Contreras - Goodreads

1.I like this book because I like the fact that its a real story about one of the most famous and known people int he world. 2.I like it because i kinda all ready know who he is and what hes about. Read full review

Review: Peace: The Words and Inspiration of Mahatma Gandhi

User Review  - Alexandra Fernandez - Goodreads

I think this is an interesting book. Learning about Mahatma wanting peace and what he did in his lifetime. The cover drew my attention since it had Peace in bold letters. Read full review

About the author (2007)

Desmond Tutu was born October 7, 1931 in Klerksdorp, Transvaal, South Africa. He attended Johannesburg Bantu High School. After leaving school he trained first as a teacher at Pretoria Bantu Normal College and graduated in 1954 from the University of South Africa. After three years as a high school teacher he began to study theology, and was ordained as a priest in 1960. From 1962 to 1966 Tutu devoted his time to further theological study in England at King's College, eventually earning a Master's of Theology. From 1967 to 1972 he taught theology in South Africa before returning to England for three years as the assistant director of a theological institute in London. In 1975 he was appointed Dean of St. Mary's Cathedral in Johannesburg, the first black to hold that position. From 1976 to 1978 he was Bishop of Lesotho, and in 1978 became the first black General Secretary of the South African Council of Churches. Tutu won the Nobel Peace Prize on October 15, 1984 for his role in the opposition to apartheid in South Africa. He was then elected Archbishop of Cape Town in April of 1986, the highest position in the South African Anglican Church. Tutu is also an honorary doctor of a number of universities in the USA, Britain and Germany.

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