God Edition 2016

 
Religion matters
Religion matters
I have been called a kaffir many times – mostly by my great-grandfather, who was black and of whom I was deeply fond. He modelled integrity and...
Places to recover your soul
Places to recover your soul
Drama, adventure and the absurd have never been counterproductive to my spiritual seeking. In the face of what is sacred to another, I’m no...
Meet the G-man Russell Abrahams
Meet the G-man Russell Abrahams
Describe the room you are sitting inMy car! I had to quickly stop off at a friend’s house because I...
All’s fair in art out of Africa
All’s fair in art out of Africa
Manhattan isn’t Paris, but for a few hours in early March an overcrowded exhibition hall on the Hudson River resembled the la-di-da Parisian art...
The day I drove a bargain with my ancestors
The day I drove a bargain with my ancestors
A few days after I was hijacked in 2015, I sat in my flat, physically unhurt by the incident, not angry with the perpetrators and not stressed...
Liberation theologian practises what he preaches
Liberation theologian practises what he preaches
‘Religion is the sigh of the oppressed creature, the heart of a heartless world and the soul of soulless conditions. It is the opium of the...
The role of spirituality in Western politics
The role of spirituality in Western politics
When sung in earnest, the South African national anthem feels ethereal. And perhaps it’s because it’s religious: Nkosi Sikelel’ iAfrika was a hymn before it became the musical score for our delicate democracy. In a country where citizens proudly start the anthem with...
Thuli Madonsela on faith and its role in society
Thuli Madonsela on faith and its role in society
When she was appointed public protector in October 2009 Thuli Madonsela could not have predicted the dark times she would face when her investigations brought her face to face with the highest power in the land: the president of the republic....
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....
How religious will the world be in the future? Here's what the data says.
How religious will the world be in the future? Here's what the data says.
Data, like the scriptures, typically reveals the hand of its creator – which, in both cases, is human. This is a prosaic way of saying that data...
We’ve bastardised blessed with a #
We’ve bastardised blessed with a #
‘May He give you all the desires of your heart” – Psalm 20:4.

Client Media Releases

Khulumani remembers the past on Heritage Day
Sanral respects Supreme Court of Appeal ruling
NWU's solar car fighting strong winds
NWU's solar car breaks records
MiWay Business Insurance uptake soars
Luxury for African business travellers
E-toll test case: Sanral clarifies
Student unharmed after solar car accident