The 6th Memorial Lecture honouring Steve de Gruchy was delivered on 4 April by Prof Graham Ward, scholar in Divinity at Oxford University, England. When John de Gruchy invited me to give...
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‘die gedig wil die geveg tussen karnaval en lent in ‘n onbesliste gewapende stilstand op die ou end in taal besweer / the poem wants to negotiate the fight between carnival and lent in an unsettled truce through language’ – Karnaval en Lent (is een gedig)/ Carnaval and Lent (is one poem), TT Cloete Through poetry/ creativity/ aesthetics/ art the struggle...Read More
We cannot but weep when we see it all – the violence; the betrayals; the bomb- blasted streets; the broken lives; the myriad cries of pain of a world in shadow. Yet it’s good we cry, for these are tears of connection, of awareness, knowing their sorrows are also ours though different. So let’s look in at ourselves if our minds are not troubled, for Christmas reminds us of...Read More