December 7th: Sightings notes the date because fifty years ago today, by a vote of 2,308 to 70, the “Council Fathers” at the Second Vatican Council voted to promulgate Dignitatis Humanae, “On the D
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December 7, 2015
December 3, 2015
In high school, I had a bumper sticker: “feminism is the radical notion that women are people too.” Now, as a scholar of women’s and ge
November 23, 2015
“Crisis-talk,” including talk about religious crises, dominates media and discourse currently. Terrorism. Migration. Economies. Morality.
November 19, 2015
Earlier this month, on Nov. 5th, the First Presidency of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints quietly changed a handbook that is available only to church leaders.
November 16, 2015
When a message from Public Orthodoxy reaches us, we read it and resolve to do better at sighting Eastern Orthodoxy for this e-column.
November 12, 2015
What can German-Jewish philosopher Martin Buber still offer us fifty years after his death?
November 9, 2015
The jumbotron at Soldier Field, visible from our condo window, offers a colorful set of images on Sundays when the Chicago Bears are at home.
November 5, 2015
Self-professed atheists are the tip of a vastly larger secular population of nonbelievers and nominal believers.
November 2, 2015
Newspeople and commentators outside the South ordinarily pay little attention to the Southern Baptist Convention (SBC).
October 29, 2015
Three months ago, on August 10, the High Court of the state of Rajasthan in India ruled against the Jain community’s voluntary practice of meditating without food or water until death.
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