From Gilgal to Jericho: from aid dependency to self-sufficiency (Joshua 5:9-12)

Thought Leaders Series: 2018 The Lord said to Joshua, “Today I have rolled away from you the disgrace of Egypt.” And so that place is called Gilgal [shame or reproach] to this day. While the Israelites were camped in Gilgal they kept the passover in the evening on the fourteenth day of the month in …

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Exodus: from order to chaos

Thought Leaders Series: 2018 The redactors of the Old Testament, take us on a journey from the book of Genesis, where Yahweh brings order into a chaotic world (in their telling of the creation myth), into Exodus where Yahweh introduces chaos into the order, in his quest to deliver them, owing to his covenant with …

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Do You Understand What You Are Reading?

Thought Leaders Series: 2018 In order to understand the Bible, one would need to understand the underlying principle or worldview of its contributors. One of these principles is centred around the concept of objectivity, also referred to as the Objective Reality in some quarters. By way of definition, largely, objectivity means the state or quality …

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An Open Letter to the OAU

Thought Leaders Series: 2018 How could it be that the oppressor presents an argument based on a faith and stories of exploits that strengthens such faith to the oppressed? How did the oppressed come to embrace and believe those stories to a point where they even despise the little that is known of their own …

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Thought Leaders Series: 2018

Consider this... Let us have a look at two important big concept ideas or metanarratives in economics, namely: Opportunity Cost and Time Value of Money. In simple terms, Opportunity Cost is the loss of other alternatives when one alternative is chosen. The time value of money (TVM) on the other hand is the idea that …

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