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Reflecting on Nelson Mandela’s Christian Legacy

170px-Mandela_voting_in_1994As you’ve no doubt read, the highly respected South African activist and politician Nelson Mandela passed away yesterday. Mandela long career contain many highlights, but it’s his message of forgiveness rather than vengeance—even in the face of terrible injustice—that is likely to be his most lasting legacy.

While Mandela’s life and passing are being widely discussed on news sites around the web, here are a few reflections from Christian sites and writers that discuss the spiritual element of Mandela’s lifelong work.

Photo by Paul Weinberg.

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