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, is now available for purchase, by Wm. B. Eerdmans.


2dbe9e76-544f-4603-bf92-7a64e34d6879.jpeApril 22, 2019

On Black Holes and Human Significance
William Schweiker




April 18, 2019

Mayor Pete and the Resurrection of the Religious Left
L. Benjamin Rolsky




April 15, 2019

The Epistemology of Frida's Closet
Richard A. Rosengarten




April 11, 2019

Quebec’s Ban on Religious Symbols 4.0 
Matt Sheedy




April 8, 2019

Who's Running the Show?
Martin E. Marty




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