Sightings

January 13, 2014
January 9, 2014
On the domestic front, there are two obvious frontrunners for the religion headlines likely to predominate in 2014.
January 6, 2014
Few expressions of religion are as public and inescapable as buildings. It is difficult to hide temples, churches, chapels, mosques, and shrines from public view.
January 2, 2014
Since a recent GQ Magazine article outed his homophobic and pro-Jim-crow views, left-wing commentators have declared open season on Phil Robertson, the patriarch of A&E’s “Duck Dynasty.” Robertson, based on his re
December 26, 2013
To get some sense of what Muslims think about Christmas, I decided to poll a cross-section of my Muslim friends and colleagues. 
December 23, 2013
With this release Monday’s Sightings says good-bye to 2013. Appropriately, I want to use this moment to take a retrospective look at religion-in-the-news during the past year.
December 16, 2013
Guiding my own thoughts about historical changes are these lines by the Spanish philosopher, José Ortega y Gasset: “Decisive historical changes do not come from great wars, terrible cataclysms, or ingenious inventions: it is e
December 12, 2013
For Christians, the season of Advent is a time of hopeful expectation, a hopeful waiting in the midst of short days and long hours of darkness.
December 9, 2013
Two stories vied for top notice over the weekend. The first was the death of Nelson Mandela, the South African maker of peace.

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