Religion in Japan still lags far behind Japanese politics when it comes to gender equality.
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January 7, 2016
January 4, 2016
The New Year bids us do some sighting of the New in the worlds of post-modern, post-religious, post hippie, post “spirituality” sub-cultures.
December 31, 2015
Much could be written, has been written, and still needs to be written about gun violence, the Second Amendment, responsible gun ownership, the gun lobby, and politicians.
December 24, 2015
Greetings, or mubarak in Urdu.
December 21, 2015
Last Thursday a front-page Chicago Tribune (Dec.
December 17, 2015
Last Saturday, world leaders from 196 nations who had gathered in Paris adopted a historic agreement about climate change
December 14, 2015
Last Monday’s Sightings observed and celebrated the fiftieth anniversary of official Roman Catholicism’s documentable change, at the Second Vatican Council, in concepts and practices of religious freedom.
December 10, 2015
Amid the shrieks and din of presidential candidates like Donald Trump calling for a moratorium on the immigration of Muslim to our shores, ISIS’ ranting about apocalyptic warfare between Islam and non-Muslims in the West, and Pre
December 7, 2015
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
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
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