Oscar Pistorius Returns to Twitter With Four Bizarre Biblical Posts

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Oscar Pistorius has returned to Twitter after five months of silence, posting a series of tweets on forgiveness, love, and prayer.

The South African paralympic track star is accused of murder in the 2013 shooting death of girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp. His last tweet, on the one year anniversary of her death, directed followers to his website, where he posted a message of remembrance. 

His new tweets began with the following psalm:

The next featured a collage of photos of himself with amputee children:

An hour later, he posted a passage from Viktor Frankl's Man's Search for Meaning. Frankl, a Holocaust survivor, wrote about his experiences as a concentration camp inmate in the book.

He posted another message Monday morning:

Pistorius' murder trial is in recess, and the tweets have prompted mixed reactions from followers, with some wishing him well and others dismissing the posts as a publicity tactic. 

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