Sightings: Religion in Public Life

The cliché about polite conversation is that there are two things never to discuss: religion and politics. We at Sightings know better. We seek out and comment on the events, agents, and trends in public life where issues of religion are writ large, in plain view—or are simmering under the surface.

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May 29, 2017:

Memorial Day, Mayor Landrieu, and the American Future
by Martin E. Marty


May 25, 2017:

The Hidden Roots of Betsy Devos's Educational Policies
by Willemien Otten


May 18, 2017:

Denouncing Discrimination, Enforcing Inequality
by Karl E. H. Seigfried


May 11, 2017:

The Meaning of Religious Exemptions
by Franklin I. Gamwell


May 4, 2017:

Being Hip-Hop, Being Job, and Being
by Julian "J.Kwest" DeShazier



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