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Archbishop Desmond Tutu as moral sage and servant leader: A compassionate zealot

R. Rensburg
Verbum et Ecclesia | Vol 23, No 3 | a1237 | DOI: https://doi.org/10.4102/ve.v23i3.1237 | © 2002 R. Rensburg | This work is licensed under CC Attribution 4.0
Submitted: 07 August 2002 | Published: 07 August 2002

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Abstract

Desmond Mpilo Tutu, Archbishop emeritus, has been a prominent character in the global sphere for many years and more recently he has established himself as one of the great leaders in the world. This article investigates transformational and charismatic leadership, as well as the concept of zealotry and comes to the conclusion that the leadership of Desmond Tutu is a synthesis of elements of pragmatic, transformational and charismatic leadership. The article further describes the Archbishop as a servant leader with elements of self-sacrifice, and a zealot with deep compassion for people and causes. Desmond Tutu remains a leading moral and reconciliatory voice across the globe.

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