South Africans seem to favour politicians who combine secular and socially liberal policies with religious rhetoric that is inclusive of all faiths
Religion is often the business plan of fraudsters who lie effortlessly to their congregants
A new video installation by Imameleng Masitha at the AVA gallery digs into our rituals to mark mortality and the longing for home soil amid moving and migration
Because populism is a pre-political idea, it can fracture the sense of collective identity that is necessary to uphold a liberal democracy, especially in nations with conflict in their histories
There are a number of factors that have heightened religious tensions in Nigeria, the world’s scariest country in which to be a Christian
Elands Bay’s queer folk were determined to find a home in the town’s conservative churches
Judaism holds that people determine their own destinies but that G-d is ultimately in control and everything will come right in the end
Gomo Lesejane’s work has allowed her to find resonance in the stories of people like her who could never fully embody their queer identities in temples, churches, mosques and iindumba
If to be ‘normal’ is to be Western European, North American, male, white, middle class, able bodied and heterosexual, then all our attempts at normativity fail
Exclusion remains real for many LGBTIQ+ Christians – but there are committed activists trying to change that
Vaccines save lives. But why don’t we want to hear why people do not want to get the Covid-19 vaccine? It is important we get the right messaging across for us to achieve herd immunity.
The constitution does protect faith — but not beyond what is reasonable
We need to ingrain values of equality in education, businesses, society broadly and religious groups to see people
Amendments to the Civil Union Act are unconstitutional for religious magistrates
Religious beliefs are no longer allowed as on objection to solemnising same-sex partnerships and rightly so
‘Beliefs and convictions rested on religion should be allowed the freedom awarded by the law to share the public sphere with all the other non-religious beliefs and convictions’
Christian Life Private School barred a pupil because he wore a bracelet with cultural significance, but the decision — even in the private sphere — is constitutionally wrong
The United States Navy has confirmed that three videos of unidentified aerial phenomena were taken by Navy pilots in 2004 and 2015
Queer people in Ghana come up against religious conservatism every day. For one night a month, Yolo Lounge gives them a place to let down their guard and feel a sense of belonging.
When a business decides who can or cannot buy their services or products, is this discrimination?
The searing play No Easter Sunday For Queers tackles homophobic violence with a new langauge
Survivors, including the abuser’s niece, accuse the Seventh Day Adventist Church of putting its needs ahead of the girls
"Gospel’s journey continues today producing musicians of extraordinary dedication who continue to carry the word."
Although digital worship cannot replace human fellowship, it can certainly help one avoid the self-righteous
In an era of crumbling secular belief systems,
what can atheist parents give to their
children in the place of religion?
Those who wish to f leece the public will be held to account, say church leaders
Pastor Alph Lukau of the Alleluia International Ministries church in Sandton, Johannesburg, faces a summons from the CRL Rights Commission
By ignoring the causes of poverty and injustice, prosperity churches doom people to destitution
Our readers write in about fixing the country’s wetlands, protests, corruption and faith
Our readers write in about investments into the economy, religious freedom, abuse against women, and about our environment reporting
For centuries, traditional religious practices have preserved the sacred forests of the Bijagós archipelago. Now missionaries are muscling in.
A handwritten letter from Albert Einstein about his thoughts on God, religion and his search for meaning is to go on sale in New York