Posts Tagged "Alan Paton"

Managing Monday with Alan Paton – Take 2

Posted by on Apr 16, 2018 in Blog | 0 comments

This is a second look at some of the thoughts of South African author, human rights advocate, Christian thinker, and educator, Alan Paton (1903-1988), who is best know for his book Cry,┬áthe Beloved Country. It’s a haunting book on the tragedy of race relations in South Africa, and one which shaped much of my thinking during my late teenage years. I still remember the opening two sentences of the book – perhaps because the countryside remains etched in my memory… There is a lovely road that runs from Ixopo into the hills. These hills are grass-covered and rolling, and they...

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Managing Monday with Alan Paton

Posted by on Apr 9, 2018 in Blog | 1 comment

South African author, human rights advocate, Christian thinker, and educator, Alan Paton (1903-1988) is best know for his book Cry,┬áthe Beloved Country. It’s a haunting book on the tragedy of race relations in South Africa, and one which shaped much of my thinking during my late teenage years. I still remember the opening two sentences of the book – perhaps because the countryside remains etched in my memory… There is a lovely road that runs from Ixopo into the hills. These hills are grass-covered and rolling, and they are lovely beyond any singing of it. I hope you enjoy...

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