I BEG TO DIFFER, ministry amid the teargas

: Storey (P.)

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496pp., b/w & colour illus., paperback, Cape Town, 2018

 

The autobiography of Peter Storey, a former bishop of the Methodist Church of Southern Africa and a Distinguished Professor Emeritus of Duke University in North Carolina, USA. He was chaplain to Robert Sobukwe, Nelson Mandela and others on Robben Island and spent most of his 40 years of ministry in inner cities, including District Six and central Johannesburg. He led the South African Council of Churches with Desmond Tutu, chaired the National Peace Accord and served as a member of the panel that selected the Truth and Reconciliation Commission. He founded Life Line SA and Gun Free SA. Now retired, he lives in Simon's Town.

"Storey is one of the midwives of the freedom we cherish today." Thuli Madonsela, former Public Protector of South Africa

""One of the most compelling, compassionate and courageous accounts yet of a life lived under apartheid. It's a thriller - I read the book in one sitting." Jonathan Jansen, Distinguished Professor Faculty of Education, Stellenbosch University and former Vice-Chancellor of the University of the Free State