Jesus Christ

Slice of life: ‘Those people, they have killed Neil’

Most of the workers said his face, it looked like Jesus

‘Christ of Theft’ statue poses dilemma for Peru

The 37-metre acrylic and concrete structure, which cost $800 000, is viewed by some as a symbol of corruption

Israeli mayor wants to make clear his town was not Jesus’s too

Tired of being confused with Nazareth, an iconic city next door where Christians believe Jesus was raised, is hoping to change its name

Keeping the faith

Organised religion, which tells us to believe in invisible things, does not tackle real suffering

Blessees dethrone the God of compassion to install a God of greed and gratification

When God and people are commodified for material transactions, racism is ignored, greed is blessed, classism and sexism is accepted and LGBTI is evil.

Zuma repeats that ​ANC will rule until Jesus comes

"I hear people complaining when we say the ANC will rule fully until Jesus comes back but we have been blessed. Pastors have prayed for us."

Jesus is a feminist – and so am I

Pontsho Pilane writes about her deep connection with both her faith and her feminism, and her efforts to make sense of the two together.

Jesus’s wife mentioned in ancient scroll

An ancient piece of papyrus that contains a mention of Jesus's wife is not a forgery, according to Columbia, Harvard and MIT scientific analysis.

Could this be the first physical evidence of Jesus and his family?

A limestone burial box, typical of first century Jerusalem, has been found with words chiselled on side: "James, son of Joseph, brother of Jesus".

Jesus is fiction’s latest protagonist

Novelists such as Colm Tóibín and Naomi Alderman are breathing new life into the gospels.

Pope’s third book on Jesus reaffirms virgin birth

Pope Benedict published the last part of his trilogy on the life of Jesus which reaffirms the the virgin birth as an "unequivocal" truth of faith.

Deep Read: Did Jesus really have a wife?

A newly discovered fragment of papyrus suggests Jesus was married. But can we trust the document, and was Mary Magdalene the lady in question?


From the archives: For the first time, an insiders’ account of the Third Force

Two young gangsters give an horrific account of how they were encouraged, equipped and trained to carry out violence against ANC-linked targets by the security forces.

Ramaphosa bets big on infrastructure to boost economy

Sona was a mixed bag but there were some meaningful announcements

Stranded commuters say Ramaphosa’s rail promises ring hollow

Cape Town’s largest passenger rail line has been closed for months, hitting people’s pockets and adding to road traffic congestion

Press Releases

Response to the report of the independent assessors

VUT welcomes the publishing of the report of the independent assessors to investigate concerns of poor governance, leadership, management, corruption and fraud at the university.

NWU student receives international award

Carol-Mari Schulz received the Bachelor of Health Sciences in Occupational Hygiene Top Achiever Award.

Academic programme resumes at all campuses

Lectures, practicals, seminars and tutorials will all resume today as per specific academic timetables.

Strategic social investments are a catalyst for social progress

Barloworld Mbewu enables beneficiaries to move away from dependence on grant funding

We all have a part to play to make South Africa work

Powering societal progress demands partnerships between all stakeholders

So you want to be a social entrepreneur?

Do the research first; it will save money and time later

Social entrepreneurship means business

Enterprises with a cause at their core might be exactly what our economy desperately needs

Looking inwards

Businesses are finding tangible ways to give back – but only because consumers demand it