Nearly 15 years ago I watched a line of young men file out of a Buddhist temple near the sacred Chinese mountain of Putuo.
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September 7, 2017
July 31, 2017
Tradition compels us to close shop at Sightings for August, but we hope and intend to be back to greet September, ff., with you.
July 27, 2017
July 20, 2017
Editor's Note: This is the fifth issue in our continuing series of essays on religion and popular music.
July 17, 2017
Ayn Rand, in the years of her prime, told Playboy her overarching philosophy was that “man exists for his own sake, that the pursuit of his own happiness is his highest moral purpose, that he must not sacrifice
July 13, 2017
The Autumn 1942 issue of Christianity and Society published an article by Reinhold Niebuhr that began: “In times of social and political conflict there are always Christians who obscure the very genius of the New Testament
July 10, 2017
Those (of us) who value the ethical but are not ethicists have good reason to pay attention to those philosophers, theologians, and, yes, ethicists, whose vocation it is to deal with values, whether these have to do with
July 6, 2017
Amidst many developing political news stories this summer, one of the most important in terms of policy is Congress’s ongoing attempt to reform healthcare and health insurance access in the United States.
July 3, 2017
The death of Peter Berger in Boston on June 27 prompts the usual bounty of obituaries and a plethora of deserved reminiscences and tributes.
June 29, 2017
The woman at the mic is recounting the story of how she lost her virginity after the age of 40. She’s described her discovery of masturbation within the confines of her evangelical childhood home.
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