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Published:Wednesday | May 13, 2015 | 12:00 AMDr Glenville Ashby

We are well aware that many are repulsed and disillusioned by religion because of the violence and death that surround it.But many have also abandoned their faith because of the unfulfilled promises found in sacred literature, many of which are...

Published:Wednesday | April 29, 2015 | 12:00 AMDr Glenville Ashby

The assault against minorities in Muslim regions has made news almost daily with little tangible response to stem the bloodletting.Christians from Nigeria, Libya, Iraq, and Egypt have been slain at the hands of the Islamic State, Boko Haram, and Al-...

Published:Wednesday | April 22, 2015 | 12:00 AMDr Glenville Ashby

Dr Josef Ben-Jochanan was eulogised a few weeks ago as a trailblazer and influential figure in African history. His celebrated body of work includes African Origins of the Major Western Religions, and...

Published:Thursday | April 9, 2015 | 12:00 AMDr Glenville Ashby

The sun is a great heart whose tremors run through our smallest veins. The moon is a great nerve centre from which we quiver forever. Who knows the power that Saturn has over us, or Venus? But it is a vital...

Published:Wednesday | April 1, 2015 | 12:00 AMDr Glenville Ashby

There is a famous dictum in occult literature that reads: "When the student is ready the master will appear. "Of the significance of these words, I thought long...

Published:Saturday | March 28, 2015 | 12:00 AMDr Glenville Ashby

The eye is the lamp of your body; when your eye is clear, your whole body also is full of light; but when it is bad, your body also is full of darkness. (Luke 11:34) Is the Evil Eye nothing but a superstitious creation, driven by malicious people...

Published:Thursday | March 19, 2015 | 11:39 AMDr Glenville Ashby

This is part two of a three-part interview with Dr Maria Eliza Hamilton Bispo de Jesus Abegunde.Does a group soul or racial archetype exist? Can it overpower the individual spirit? Please relate to the black experience. If one believes in...

Published:Thursday | March 12, 2015 | 10:32 AMDr Glenville Ashby

This is part one of a three-part interview with Dr Maria Eliza Hamilton Bispo de Jesus Abegunde. Abegunde is an egungun (ancestral) priest in the Yoruba Orisa tradition. Her areas of research include memory and trauma; embodied memory; the...

Published:Wednesday | March 4, 2015 | 9:52 AMDr Glenville Ashby

"For there are eunuchs who have been so from birth, and there are eunuchs who have been made eunuchs by men, and there are eunuchs who have made themselves eunuchs for the sake of the kingdom of heaven. Let the one who is able to receive this...

Published:Thursday | February 26, 2015 | 9:38 AMDr Glenville Ashby

In the religions of antiquity, the Third Eye was the gateway to wisdom. In ancient Egypt, the pharaoh wore the nemes headdress, a gold...

Published:Thursday | February 12, 2015 | 10:13 AMDr Glenville Ashby

Ignoring Deuteronomy, I battled through the icy wind to Bishop Donna Faria, a Spiritual Baptist and practitioner of Ifa, the Yoruba system of divination.

Published:Thursday | February 5, 2015 | 10:04 AMDr Glenville Ashby

In the dead of a frigid night, the exotic and rich spiritual culture of the Caribbean was celebrated with passion, spirit, and reverence...

Published:Thursday | January 29, 2015 | 8:56 AMDr Glenville Ashby

Raging anti-Islamic sentiments have reached a new high with the

terrorist assaults in Canada, France and Nigeria. Not

Published:Wednesday | January 21, 2015 | 9:05 AMDr Glenville Ashby

Michael Baldasaro is not your typical minister. He is heavily bearded, radical, yet whimsically colourful and free-


Published:Tuesday | January 6, 2015 | 11:02 AMDr Glenville Ashby

Communes on the rise across the US

Published:Tuesday | December 23, 2014 | 11:20 AMDr Glenville Ashby

'Jews for Jesus'

Published:Tuesday | November 25, 2014 | 9:32 AMDr Glenville Ashby

'For my thoughts are not your thoughts, neither are your ways my ways.'

Published:Wednesday | October 29, 2014 | 9:10 AMDr Glenville Ashby

Buoyed by the legal recognition of same-sex marriages in a number of states in America, the Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender (LGBT

Published:Wednesday | October 22, 2014 | 8:34 AMDr Glenville Ashby

Arguably, the social tide has turned globally. Conservatism is gradually losing ground, surrendering to progressive views.

Published:Wednesday | October 1, 2014 | 10:37 AMDr Glenville Ashby

In the mysterious, cryptic world of the occult, Palo Mayombe stands out.

Published:Thursday | September 18, 2014 | 8:13 AMDr Glenville Ashby

James 'Flaming Eagle' Mooney speaks of dreams as a compass, a prophetic medium to understand life, to conquer trials, and to realise one'


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