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- Number of Pages: 128
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- English (Original Language)
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Desmond Tutu retells more than fifty of his most beloved stories, artfully highlighting God's desire for all folks to adore 1 another and to find peace and forgiveness in their hearts. In 2009 Tutu received the Presidential Medal of Freedom, America's highest civilian honor. Every story shows how God functions by way of background and ends with a brief prayer, which personalizes the message for each reader's personal life. He is recognized for his great love for children, as nicely as his powerful and profound understanding with all the message of Jesus Christ. Many of the finest artists from regarding the planet have been selected to illustrate the stories. ' Archbishop Desmond Tutu was awarded the Nobel Peace Prize in 1984 for his lifelong struggle to bring equality, justice, and peace to his native country of South Africa. Archbishop Tutu's wisdom, compassion, and sense of humor shine throughout, as he reminds us that 'We are all God's children. Their art is truly a marvelous reflection of how we are all made in God's image. Tutu is currently the Chair of The Elders, an independent group of international leaders who are working to promote the shared interests of humanity. They have four children and seven grandchildren. In an attempt to create the 1st truly global Bible for children, the artists have been invited to portray the stories with the style and richness of their very own culture. ' -- (Archbishop) Desmond Tutu 'In the spirit of celebrating young children all over the world, each illustrator in this book has been invited to draw on their very own unique and rich cultural heritage in their portrayal of these Biblical stories. The Archbishop lives in South Africa with his wife, Leah. Their stunning color illustrations enable readers to encounter the Bible stories as if they had been there---with Adam and Eve in the garden, with Noah on the ark, with Abraham in the desert, and with Jesus on the mountaintop. In 1986, he was elected Archbishop of Cape Town, the highest position in the Anglican Church in Southern Africa.
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