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 religious underpinnings of South African fiction have been eroded by the secularisation of our society since 1994, with one striking exception.
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.
Church and state may be separated in South Africa, but people's belief systems flow subtly through all our public discourses.
While public protector Thuli Madonsela believes in the separation between religion and state, her faith informs her commitment to values in her work.
Far from the world becoming secular, there will be almost six billion Christian and Muslim believers by 2050, according to a series of reports.
Forget the God of Galatians 5. Another lord who rules the temples of wealth will grant all your wishes, particularly if you are among the 1%.
Pastors and politicians will continue to feed off the desperation of the poor, until their material and spiritual needs are met, and oppression ends.
The very act of a girl reading from the Torah can shake Judaism out of its patriarchal stronghold and inspire her to become involved in the religion.
To build a more pluralistic, peaceful world, denunciations of what others hold sacred and assertions of superiority must be avoided.
The persecution of Christians in sub-Saharan Africa dwarfs what is happening in the Middle East, according to a report.
The growing proportion of young adults now in their 20s and 30s – who do not belong to any organised faith is changing the US’s religious landscape.
A new book examines how a charismatic church is brainwashing poor and gullible South Africans with the idea that God can be bought
There is the need for Christians to find a mutual compromise to embrace social diversity, specifically the human rights of homosexuals.
Do parents get to decide on their own wellbeing if they have small children who are dependent on the parent's survival?
The debate between the party’s parliamentary and federal leaders laid bare key differences in their personal politics, and political personability.
Oman does not get involved in regional politics and places a high value on religious tolerance.
Hard-won lesbian, gay, bi- and transsexual rights are threatened by a raft of religious Bills.
Over the Easter weekend many South Africans will mark Christ's death - not just symbolically.