Atheist on an Alpha Course

Alpha is a series of sessions exploring the Christian faith.

Did Jesus Die on the Cross? A Legal Perspective

A judicial analysis of the Gospels reveals that Jesus may very probably have survived his crucifixion.

Yuval Noah Harari on the Secular Ideal: Six Commitments for the Twenty-First Century

Yuval Noah Harari on the Secular Ideal: Six Commitments for the Twenty-First Century

“As the last few centuries have proved, we don’t need to invoke God’s name in order to live a moral life,” writes big historian and philosopher Yuval Noah Harari in his new book, 21 Lessons for the 21st Century. “Secularism can provide us with all the values we need.”

Darwinian Myths

Myths have been created about Charles Darwin not only by opponents but also by adherents.These myths also involve his contemporaries.

Scientology and Communism

The similarities between Scientology and Communism can explained by examining the personality of the founder of Scientology, L. Ron Hubbard.

Anno Domini

The Anno Domini calendar took a long time to become widely accepted, but has now been amended without much ado.

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Call for Volunteers

The South African Secular Society has gone from being just a few non-believers planning an organisation to a thriving, but small operation that engages with media, the public and non-religious people and groups around South Africa. At the moment our...

OGOD vs Schools Court Dates 15-17 May 2017

The OGOD vs Schools court case is due to be heard at the Johannesburg (South Gauteng) High Court next week 15 – 17 May 2017. We encourage all secularists and supporters in the area to join us at 9am (for 10h00) at the court in Pritchard Street, Johannesburg. Hans plans to have OGOD T-shirts available on Monday morning.

The dangers of mixing religion and politics

“When religion and politics travel in the same cart, the riders believe nothing can stand in their way. Their movements become headlong – faster and faster and faster. They put aside all thoughts of obstacles and forget the precipice does not show itself to the man in a blind rush until it’s too late.”
-Frank Herbert

It’s Official: We Are A Registered Non-Profit!

We are proud to announce that the South African Secular Society is now registered as a non-profit organisation in South Africa. This accomplishment has been ongoing work for the leadership team here at SASS, and we are thrilled to announce this next step in our budding organisation.

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