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.


44a9050d-c75d-4651-93c1-a73aee48cce1.jpgJuly 29, 2019

Summer Hiatus
Joel A. Brown, Editor​




July 25, 2019

Theologizing Virtual Reality
A. Trevor Sutton​




July 22, 2019

Festivals of Forgetting
William Schweiker​



July 18, 2019

Summer Storm Watch
Cynthia G. Lindner​




July 15, 2019

The L-Word and “The Art of Battling Giants”​
Audrey D. Thompson​




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