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Morality Religion

Pastor Michael’s apology

I’m not sure I understand what he’s saying, but it seems that Pastor Michael has finally seen the error of his ways, and is now walking with the Lord once more. Letter of Apology addressed to the Atheist and Agnostic Society by Pastor Michael I would like to respond directly and apologize to the UCT […]

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Pastor Michael returns

Taryn Hodgson agrees that Pastor Michael’s communication and conduct towards us was often deceptive, rude and unchristian, yet Pastor Michael thinks that the UCT AAS are the one’s committing wrongs against him.

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Religion

“Open motivational letter” from Michael (Pastor)

“Open Motivational Letter seeking for support To Our Debate against the Agnostics and Atheists Group at UCT” by Michael Nlandu

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Religion

Blasphemy debate (update)

“this is not vengeance”, so I’ll focus on the problems associated with burying one’s head in the sand more generally, rather than picking on poor Pastor Michael.

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Morality Religion

African Christian Action apologises for debate debacle

Taryn Hodgson apologises on behalf of African Christian Action for misrepresenting Jacques Rousseau and the UCT Athiest and Agnostic Society.

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Religion

A stinging rebuttal

Misinformation has been spread – and continues to be spread – regarding the UCT AAS and myself and how we engaged with this debate. As far as it’s possible, I believe that the facts should be available in order that people can reach justified conclusions on the matter.

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Religion

The blasphemy debate debacle

The debate on free-speech, blasphemy and the Sax Appeal controversy, scheduled for April 29th between Tauriq Moosa, Jacques Rousseau and Peter Hammond has been cancelled.

Media

Columns that I have permission to reprint will appear as blog posts, while this page will serve as an (incomplete, especially before 2013) archive of radio and television appearances, as well as public talks. A panel discussion on religion and morality hosted by Gareth Cliff, featuring Rabbi Yossy Goldman, Pastor Pushie Watson and me. So […]

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Varsity – reporting on the blasphemy debate

Peter Hammond is almost certainly not misquoted in saying that the students who sold Sax Appeal are “drunken layabouts and transvestite-dressed representatives of UCT”.