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And even if it isn't, it's still pretty funny. Don't forget Passover!
Whether we will be at a braai, umsebenzi or church, South Africans will be segregated along racial lines this Easter. Apartheid effects will still be felt.
Singumzi kaPhalo siyayazi ukuba izinto zomthonyama zisuka kude kwaye zohluka-hlukene, ndithi mandihlomle kulo mba kuleMpela veki yePasika.
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It is here where their faith, the evidence of things unseen will give them hope for a better life, after all of it they will return home to their struggles.
For too long, what was important to me was the need to wear my intellect like the feathers of a peacock, writes the political analyst and sangoma.
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I want my kids to experience the same thing I did. An anchor in tough times, hope, and compassion for others. I was lucky to have this experience.
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I did my best to believe in this superhuman Jesus even though his powers made no sense. Only as I grew older did I begin to question his fantastic feats.
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Celebrating Easter isn't only about the death and resurrection of Christ but about the power of the Lord and showing that death does not have the last say.
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We have seen people killed, countries conquered and territories occupied in the name of religion. Love it or hate it, religion is not to be taken lightly.
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All I've ever been taught is Christianity.
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I had only ever known myself inside a religious context. But I followed the path that unfolded for me, taking me to self-reliance and full accountability.
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I did not want to believe in God after my mother passed away. But miracle upon miracle has turned me to the faith she wanted me to have.
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It is only now I realise that they refused to question the dogma because it gave them a sense of belonging; a sense of calm in all the calamity.
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I don't necessarily follow all the rules of Christianity. But there is something exquisite in believing, whichever choice it is you make.
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If our government was not so clueless, it would decline to get involved in matters of consenting adults eating snakes during worship.
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We are still in Egypt begging for deliverance from Pharaoh. Sooner or later we will be too fed up to beg.
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Easter's message offers a powerful rebuke to those who are intent on dragging South Africa down with so selfish and dark an intent.
Religion, the one thing that has divided the rest of the world so starkly, has not done so here. This has perhaps been one of the most remarkable stories of post-apartheid South Africa.
Passion Week is a valuable time to reflect ahead of Easter. Don't let the news steal Easter with this guide for each day.
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I want to celebrate Easter. I need to fling forth the flowery wreaths, hide the chocolate bunnies, and decorate the most unique eggs to make this season a springy one. I want to go to church and disco...
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Is this a case of a few Model Cs rediscovering themselves, or a wider return to African spirituality? Writer Percy Zvomuya set outs to listen to those on the journey.
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African spirituality, our culture, is all about human lineage. If I don’t remember him, my culture is gone.
Some thoughts to prepare for Holy Week.
Church uniforms are a sacred part of religious identity in South Africa and across the continent.