Corpus ID: 142684820

Practical Peacemaking Wisdom from Africa: Reflections on Ubuntu

@article{Murithi2006PracticalPW,
  title={Practical Peacemaking Wisdom from Africa: Reflections on Ubuntu},
  author={Tim Murithi},
  journal={The Journal of Pan-African Studies},
  year={2006},
  volume={1},
  pages={25-34}
}
  • Tim Murithi
  • Published 2006
  • Sociology
  • The Journal of Pan-African Studies
This study examines the cultural world-view known as Ubuntu which highlights the essential unity of humanity and emphasizes the importance of constantly referring to the principles of empathy, sharing and cooperation in our efforts to resolve our common problems. The discussion will focus on how Archbishop Desmond Tutu utilized the principles of Ubuntu during his leadership of the South African Truth and Reconciliation Commission. This study will also outline the five stages of the peacemaking… Expand
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