When most readers survey the media’s analysis of last year’s Paris terrorist attacks, they ask, “Why?” Why do some French-born-and-raised children of immigrants place Islam first and France second?
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April 21, 2016
April 18, 2016
No writer about religion has reason to complain that too little has been happening in “the world of religion.” Daily as we do our “sighting” we find scores of items in international and domestic affairs th
April 11, 2016
“Surprised!” is the rarest response of almost everyone to the long-awaited papal document on the joy of love (Amoris Laetitia).
April 7, 2016
The Supreme Court recently heard arguments in seven cases of religious nonprofit organizations that do not want their insurers to provide free contraception under the Affordable Care Act.
April 4, 2016
“How to Save Your Soul in a Digital Age” is the bold banner on the cover of The American Scholar (Spring, 2016). No, the magazine of the Phi Beta Kappa Society is not turning evangelistic.
March 31, 2016
Though revered and claimed as an inspiration by people with a wide range of religious and political commitments, Martin Luther King, Jr., as he often reminded audiences, was nurtured in the Black Church.
March 24, 2016
Even in Hollywood, Easter's approach rekindles hope. A hope for profit, that is, since films about Jesus seem to make their debut in late February.
March 21, 2016
Now and then a word or a phrase is understood to be so appropriate to a situation that it enters the vocabulary or catalog of slogans. Thus Robert D.
March 18, 2016
Since the turn of the 21st century, Arab states and societies have witnessed an increasing debate over Islam.
March 14, 2016
Let’s step back this week from the overdoses of religion-in-public-life evidences which are candidates for Sightings these seasons and look for some perspective by using the rear-view mirror provided by historia
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