With each passing day since the inauguration of Donald Trump the news cycle gets more punishing. Power is consolidated within the executive branch.
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February 9, 2017
February 6, 2017
Should our republic and, with it, its kin in Western Europe survive, any and all attempts to transcend the current chaos will have to begin with, or at least include, diagnosis and analysis of what got us here.
February 2, 2017
In the midst of the tumultuous vitriol of the recent election and its aftermath, it was unfortunate that a significant story regarding a once virulent legend of the AIDS epidemic went relatively unnoticed—a story that returns us to
January 30, 2017
No “-scope,” either “micro-“ or “tele-,” was needed last week for us to sight an article written “as if” for Sightings, so bold was its headline, so appropriate to be appropriated by this
January 26, 2017
Obituaries are seldom a time for irony, even when the subject is known to be religious.
January 23, 2017
Sightings looks for meaning in the abyss of chaos that currently challenges American, and global, culture. The experience of life in its shadows led me to remember “Antigonish,” an old poem (1899) by Hughes Mearns.
January 19, 2017
Why did a record 81% of white evangelicals vote for Donald Trump in the recent presidential election?
January 16, 2017
When writing for Sightings I can look down from our residence window on two cathedral towers.
January 9, 2017
Citings of Sightings, in which we sometimes indulge, can be signs of narcissism, impoverished imagination, or a lack of research in quest of fresh things to say.
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