What must we think of Religion?

What must we think of organised religion when we read: “The Rt. Rev. Michael Okwii Esakan has raised 19 complaints against the Rt. Rev. Charles Oode Okunya of the Reformed Anglican Church.” Among the 19 complaints raised are “illegal and forceful conversion of church land; denying access to church property – like places of worship;… Continue reading What must we think of Religion?

Edeke, Iteso god of calamity

Today, Monday, 14th February 2022, there will be a requiem mass held at Namugongo Catholic Shrine, starting at 10:00 a.m., as part of the aipuduno ceremonies for Papa Emorimor Osuban, now rested. His soul will be prayed for to find eternal peace and the love of God, Edeke in Ateso. Interestingly, prior to colonisation and… Continue reading Edeke, Iteso god of calamity

Defend Bugingo for God allows polygamy

I wonder whose faith is skin-deep and is simply intoxicated by religion, as in Karl Marx's "religion is the opium of the people." Is it of the: Pastor who publicly humiliated his wife and sought to divorce her, in order that he marries his concubine? Followers who cheered their pastor on as he publicly humiliated… Continue reading Defend Bugingo for God allows polygamy

Conversations with my father on God named Edeke

Papa, it is fascinating how the modern day Christian God is referred to in Ateso as Edeke. This is because, before Christianity arrived in Teso, among the Iteso, Edeke was reportedly originally the god of calamity, who was dreaded and when things went wrong, it was the norm that Edeke was propitiated. “If sickness fell… Continue reading Conversations with my father on God named Edeke

#RethinkingMyConvictions: Alabama?

Watching the democratic process in Alabama and by extension the USA, it shocks me to the core about its revelation of the demons that form the basis on which Christianity is founded on. I could be wrong, but how is it at all possible that people who are supporting a man that is the very example of immorality do… Continue reading #RethinkingMyConvictions: Alabama?