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Alleyn Diesel

Alleyn Diesel

    Praise be: We’re trans-forming
    Praise be: We’re trans-forming
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    Oxford’s racist ‘superiority’ is founded in Christian myopia
    Oxford’s racist ‘superiority’ is founded in Christian myopia
    James Delingpole, an Oxford University graduate, recently castigated black students at Oxford who called for the removal of the statue of Cecil...
    False prophets delay the coming of SA's moral regeneration
    False prophets delay the coming of SA's moral regeneration
    More than 85% of South Africans claim an affiliation to Christianity, which leads to the assumption that this would generate a particularly strong moral, altruistic society....
    Intolerance and fundamentalism are the real enemies
    Intolerance and fundamentalism are the real enemies
    The Charlie Hebdo attack and the events following in its wake highlight, once again, the central place that religion plays in our...
    Religion in schools: We give you our children in good faith
    Religion in schools: We give you our children in good faith
    Considerable controversy has been generated by news that a nongovernmental organisation, the Organisation for Religious Education and Democracy,...
    Durga confronts violence of men
    Durga confronts violence of men
    The Hindu festival of Navarathri, also known as Durga Puja, is celebrated in both South Africa and India. As it comes to an end this week, it seems...
    The free-ranging woman
    The free-ranging woman
    Jane Goodall – primatologist, anthropologist and United Nations peace messenger – is the world's leading expert on chimpanzees. She spent 45...
    Victory of the Earth Mother
    Victory of the Earth Mother
    There are numerous temples dedicated to Mother Mariamman in South Africa, especially in KwaZulu-Natal, which enshrine the female face of divinity...