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Denise Ackermann
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Denise Ackermann was extraordinary professor at the University of Stellenbosch and  visiting professor at Auckland University in New Zealand. She holds a doctorate in Theology as well as a DT.h honoris causa. She is the author of many books, including  After the Locusts: Letters from a Landscape of Faith and Claiming our Footprints: South African Women Reflect on Context, Identity and Spirituality and  serves on numerous boards, councils and research panels.  In 2005 prof. Ackermann was diagnosed with cancer. Shortly thereafter she realised that her sight was diminishing. These experiences led to her writing Surprised by the Man on the Borrowed Donkey (Andrew Murray-Desmond Tutu Prize 2015).
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