The Church of the Inebriate

We knew of the South-Africans’ genius in a number of cultural and scientific fields, but attending mass with a bottle in you hand and 3 grams already in your bloodstream might perhaps be considered not entirely appropriate from a religious point of view. “Jesus taught us to cast our nets where there are fish”, or even better “It is in the taverns that the children of God are to be found, thrown aside because of their love of alcohol” So is Mass said.

https://www.bbc.com/news/av/world-africa-53724453

https://www.rtl.fr/actu/international/afrique-du-sud-une-eglise-propose-d-acceder-a-dieu-a-grand-renfort-d-alcool-7800772361

Powered by

Related Post

These days, it’s not your boozy breath that will give away your overindulgence in drink, but your ears! A “Breathalyser” headset has been developed by a team of scientists; it may very soon replace the traditional breathalyser. It uses...
Aficionados of the iconic saga will be sure to recognize the famous “Vesper” cocktail, created specially by Ian Flemming in his book Casino Royale, the first written outing for the very special and very British agent 007. A cocktail...
Millennials don’t want to drink beer because it’s “a redneck drink,” or wine because, on top of the strange smell, it makes you look like a wino. Generation 2.0 have finally understood that they need to take a big,...
A group of Chinese archaeologists recently discovered pots dating back 9000 years and containing traces of botanical and microbial materials, suggesting a beer-making process. Currently, the oldest proof of alcohol production dates back around 13,000 years. That was also...
There are good (alcoholic) spirits and bad ones, as there are those who can drink sensibly... and all the rest. Good alcohol, administered in just the right dose to induce good spirits, has never killed anyone; quite the contrary....

Share this article

Recent posts

Gigabeer: Beer from Tesla

0
Elon Musk’s latest move is hardly a big surprise. After having brought “Teslaquila” (a tequila in a futuristic container) to the market, the South African billionaire giant is expanding the “Tesla” range on the...

Vesper: The “Official” Cocktail of James Bond

0
Aficionados of the iconic saga will be sure to recognize the famous “Vesper” cocktail, created specially by Ian Flemming in his book Casino Royale, the first written outing for the very special and very...

Adulterated Alcohol in Russia: 34 Dead

0
Thirty-four dead. That’s the latest macabre toll from alcohol poisoning from a locally produced spirit in the Orenburg region of Russia. Since the tragedy in Irkutsk, in Siberia, where around 50 people died after...

Popular categories

Champagne!

0
Why is champagne still synonymous with celebration? This isn’t the first time someone has wondered what makes the champagne ritual such a global phenomenon....

The Chinese “Starbucks” Making Waves for the Original

0
We’re all familiar with the Chinese propensity to imitate everything ... and we’re far from unaware that the Chinese market is on its way...

Women, Skol Offers You an Apology!

0
We’ve probably all listened to a lewd joke with a polite fixed grin. The age-old habit of mocking those weaker than oneself, foreigners, minorities,...

LEAVE A REPLY

Please enter your comment!
Please enter your name here

Recent comments