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 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




October 4, 2018

On Academic Time
Joshua Feigelson




October 1, 2018

Looking Back on My Run-in with Censorship in India
Wendy Doniger




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