Research and Scholarship

The center maintains a list of resources and scholarship on the life and thought of Desmond Tutu

Featured Publications

Desmond Tutu: A Spiritual Biography of South Africa’s Confessor
Rabble-rouser for peace: the authorized biography of Desmond Tutu
Practicing Ubuntu: Practical Theological Perspectives on Injustice, Personhood and Human Dignity

Reconciliation: The Ubuntu Theology of Desmond Tutu
Reconciliation: The Ubuntu Theology of Desmond Tutu

Books by Desmond Tutu

  • Crying In The Wilderness. Subsequent edition. Grand Rapids, Mich.: Wm. B. Eerdmans Publishing Co., 1982.
  • Hope and Suffering: Sermons and Speeches. Grand Rapids, Mich: W.B. Eerdmans, 1984.
  • The Rainbow People Of God. New York: Image, 1996.
  • No Future Without Forgiveness. New York, NY: Image, 2000.
  • God Has a Dream: A Vision of Hope for Our Time. Image, 2003.
  • An African Prayer Book. Image, 2009.
  • With Mpho Tutu. Made for Goodness: And Why This Makes All the Difference. HarperOne, 2011.
  • Desmond and the Very Mean Word. Somerville, Massachusetts: Candlewick, 2012.
  • With Mpho Tutu. The Book of Forgiving: The Fourfold Path for Healing Ourselves and Our World.  New York, New York: HarperOne, 2014.
  • With the Dalai Lama and Douglas Carlton Abrams. The Book of Joy: Lasting Happiness in a Changing World. New York: Avery, 2016.