Tag: diversity

Diversity in South Africa: What Will Work?

Last week we asked the question, “what strategy will work for bringing about reconciling peaceful relationship in the diverse nation that is South Africa?”. We then looked at secularism and found it somewhat wanting for the task. Today I would like to suggest strategy for dealing with the divisiveness of religion that will work. That…

Diversity in South Africa: Is Secularism the Answer?

In South Africa we celebrate diversity, though at times it raises problems that besmirch our ‘rainbow nation’. In fact, there are those that see no room for this diversity, normally relegated to the far right of our political sphere. However, by and large, diversity is accepted; the preamble to our constitution says, “We, the people…

Culture and Christianity

The while issue of culture is a volatile one. In this age of tolerance one has to be careful what they say. Add to that the extreme sensitivity caused by years of ethnic oppression in South Africa and you have a place where few dare to tread, the perilous cliffs of culture. To even begin…