God Edition 2016: Politics and prayer in a #blessed obsessed society

Latest

Politicians and pastors preach a false gospel
Politicians and pastors preach a false gospel
Pastors and politicians will continue to feed off the desperation of the poor, until their material and spiritual needs are met, and oppression ends.
Fashion houses tap into the Muslim consumer market
Fashion houses tap into the Muslim consumer market
From halaal travel sites to haute fashion, Islam's commercial offshoots are racking up big sales.
Why the church is a nonplayer politically
Why the church is a nonplayer politically
South Africa needs a morally responsible theology, but these churches are on the outside and the rest are profit preachers or pliant palace prophets.
Biblical myths in the time of Mammon
Biblical myths in the time of Mammon
The religious underpinnings of South African fiction have been eroded by the secularisation of our society since 1994, with one striking exception.
Praise be: We’re trans-forming
Praise be: We’re trans-forming
Androgyny used to be scandalous. Now it’s become de rigueur, and not a moment too soon.
Liberation theologian practises what he preaches
Liberation theologian practises what he preaches
Minister Paul Verryn speaks to the Mail & Guardian about his relationship with God, the importance of religion and how his journey has changed.
Religion matters
Religion matters
The writer believes that religious discourse holds value, and is how we can "find one another again, in a deeper and more meaningful way".
The role of spirituality in Western politics
The role of spirituality in Western politics
Church and state may be separated in South Africa, but people's belief systems flow subtly through all our public discourses.
Humanity before religion
Humanity before religion
How we live our lives and govern our society should be motivated by what's good for all of us, regardless of individual metaphysical beliefs.

Client Media Releases

Why holiday jobs are vital
FCM wins top award
Clear run on the N4 east
MTN's 15 years of community upliftment
NWU Mafikeng hosts international conference
African businesses need to embrace always-on availability