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 upon the events, agents, and trends in public life where issues of religion are writ large, in plain view—or are simmering under the surface.

Sightings: Reflections on Religion in Public Life, a collection of one hundred of our most memorable columns from the past twenty years, will be published on January 24, 2019, by Wm. B. Eerdmans.


October 22, 2018

Mute Religion
William Schweiker 



October 18, 2018

The Art of Prayer Meets the Prayer of Art
Cynthia G. Lindner 



October 15, 2018

Native Sons? Of Gilded and Guilty Ages in the Windy City 
Richard A. Rosengarten 




October 11, 2018

Religion in Crazy Rich Asians?
Michael Baysa




October 8, 2018

Really Big Sins
Martin E. Marty




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