Sightings: Religion in Public Life

The cliché about polite conversation is that religion is one of those things never to discuss. 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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September 21, 2017

Progressives: To Take Back the White House, Love Your White Evangelical Neighbors
Myriam Renaud


September 18, 2017

The Pope, the Mafia, and the Rest of Us
Martin E. Marty


September 14, 2017

On the Transcendence of Popular Music
Philip V. Bohlman


September 7, 2017

Visiting a Fellow Human at the Benedictine Monastery
Alan Levinovitz


July 27, 2017

SPECIAL ISSUE | The Enhancing Life Project
Various Authors



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