Desmond Tutu

When Desmond Tutu became archbishop of Cape Town, South Africa on September 7, 1986, he also became the first black Anglican archbishop in South Africa. Just two years earlier he had won the Nobel Peace Prize for his non-violent stance in opposition to apartheid in South Africa.

When he retired as archbishop in 1996, Tutu continued to use his considerable influence to write and promote his "Children of God Storybook Bible"—especially for children in Africa. In it, he retells more than fifty of his favorite Bible stories, illustrated with art from all over the world. Desmond Tutu says it's: “for children to be able to find the gems that lie hidden in the Bible.”

Share

More Book Minute Features

December 03, 2018

Hanukkah: Festival of Lights

At sunset on December 2, Jews around the world begin the celebration of the Festival of Lights, commonly known as Hanukkah. It’s a commemoration of th...
December 10, 2018

The Wiedmann Bible

German musician and visual artist Willy Wiedmann became known in the 20th century for his gallery displaying remarkable works of art never seen before...
November 19, 2018

Proclaim Liberty - The Liberty Bell

The Liberty Bell is one of America’s most iconic monuments. Encircling the bell are words from Leviticus 25:10, “Proclaim liberty throughout all the l...

Click to Expand