Opinion

God-bothering politics and faith in public life

16 June 2019 - 00:10 By anthony egan

Statements by chief justice Mogoeng Mogoeng and public protector Busisiwe Mkhwebane have raised questions about the role of religion in our public life. Since religion in SA remains significant (and often controversial), it is unhelpful to simply denounce faith in public life - or for that matter to wrap oneself in the constitutional right to freedom of religion.

Wherever we stand, we need to think critically...

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