The cliché about polite conversation is that there are two things never to discuss: religion and politics. We at Sightings know better (at least about religion). We seek out and comment on the events, agents, and trends in public life where issues of religion are writ large, in plain view—or are simmering under the surface.  Read more

The Role of Religion in the Growth of Democracy in Germany

Oct 30, 2014 | Martin E. Marty


Southern White Evangelical Decline

Oct 27, 2014 | Martin E. Marty



Religion Unites and Divides

Oct 20, 2014 | Martin E. Marty




Irony as the Form of Wisdom, and Its Limit

Oct 16, 2014 | W. Clark Gilpin




Marilynne Robinson's Lila

Oct 13, 2014 | Martin E. Marty




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