Review ‘Reconciliation and Religio-political Non-conformism in Zimbabwe’

The day before Christmas we will conclude our series on Joram Tarusarira’s new book 'Reconciliation and Religio-political Non-conformism in Zimbabwe' (read the previous review here) with yet another review written by Vlado Kmec. Vlado currently works at the University of Cambridge and is a fellow of the CRCPD. He offers expertise to the Centre in religion and migration; religion …

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Can Religion Promote Reconciliation in Zimbabwe?

  Zimbabwe still struggles to cope in the aftermath of the economic and political violence of the early to mid-2000s. To many observers, Zimbabwe remains a divided and undemocratic ‘failed state’. In today’s post, Gladys Ganiel reviews a new book by Joram Tarusarira, which explores how religion might promote democratization and reconciliation in Zimbabwe. Gladys Ganiel …

Remembering the peacemaker priest in Northern Ireland: Father Gerry Reynolds

  By Joram Tarusarira   The only way forward is the conversation, the meeting, the dialogue…’ - Fr. Gerry Reynolds     30 November 2016 marks one year after the death of Gerry Reynolds, a Redemptorist Catholic priest based at Clonard Monastery in Belfast in Northern Ireland, who passed away at the age of 82. Fr …

Identity, ambiguities and uncertainties: Continuing reflections after Paris, Beirut and Iraq attacks

Today's post continues our series of reflections on the attacks in Paris, Beirut and Iraq. Joram Tarusarira responds to Erin Wilson's call to accept ambiguities, posing a few problems and questions with this approach. In the wake of the attacks in Paris, Beirut and Iraq which saw many people losing their lives, an avalanche of …