The bible in South African public discourse - with special reference to the right to protest
CITATION: Botha, J. 1996. The bible in South African public discourse - with special reference to the right to protest. Scriptura, 58:329-343, doi:10.7833/58-0-1574.
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The Bible is one of the most significant bases for values-persuasion and the shaping of the ethos of the South African population. This significant influence of the Bible is potentially a serious stumbling block for social transformation and the advancement of a human rights culture in South Africa. In order to state the aim of this paper, a specific event in the not so distant history of South Africa will be recounted.