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December 12, 2016
December 8, 2016
On October 20th, the House of Commons of the United Kingdom voted to strip Sir Philip Green of his knighthood.
December 5, 2016
Not since certain American Protestants were publicly anti-Catholic, as older readers may remember them having been, have we read as many headlines with words like “infallibility,” “heresy,” papal “plots,” “schism,” etc., as we do t
December 1, 2016
Issues of human sexuality continue to challenge evangelical Christian higher education organizations. As Martin E.
November 21, 2016
Editor's note: Sightings will be taking a short break for the Thanksgiving holiday. We'll be back Thursday, December 1st!
November 17, 2016
Surely one of the stranger moments of the recently completed U.S. presidential election season was when, on Sunday, October 9th, 2016, Rudy Giuliani compared Donald Trump to Augustine of Hippo.
November 14, 2016
For the very first time, our usually prosaic Sightings column gives space this week to a poem, one rich in metaphor. It was written in 1919, but is seen as newly relevant.
November 10, 2016
September 24, 2016, marked one of the most significant moments in America’s history when its first African American president, Barack Obama, opened the National Museum of African Ameri
November 7, 2016
Saints are getting pushed around these years, if they are not being forgotten.
November 3, 2016
Editor's note. This is the fourth and last installment in our series on the Trump phenomenon, or “Trumpism,” and what it reveals about the relationship between religion and politics in America today.
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