What we learn about the nature of religious practice from the innovations and adaptations of religious communities during the pandemic
June 18, 2020
What do this year's graduation ceremonies, hallmark rituals of American civil religion, reveal about the state of our collective soul?
May 21, 2020
Exploring homiletical adaptation and invention in the midst of the global pandemic
April 16, 2020
How the global pandemic is reshaping the lives of communities of faith
March 19, 2020
Exploring the growing role and significance of chaplaincy in American society
February 20, 2020
Why we sometimes need religion to offend us and disturb the status quo
January 2, 2020
At the turn of the year, it is not uncommon to encounter casual “resolution professions,” whether over coffee with friends, waiting for the bus at a crowded stop, or simply tuning the car radio to various stations. Persons intent on improving their l...
January 17, 2019
Ed. Note: Both the Monday and Thursday columns this week feature current and recent exhibitions at the Art Institute of Chicago. In case you missed it, be sure to read Richard Rosengarten's essay from Monday, Native Sons? Of Gilded and Guilty Ages in...
October 18, 2018
In his Sightings column published on Monday, December 11, Martin Marty invites readers to attend to the “movements in the hearts” of millennials, rather than settling for obvious interpretations about their reputed absence from our pews: “Hard news a...
January 11, 2018
Two weeks ago, Elvira Arellano and her seven-year-old son sought sanctuary in the Adalberto United Methodist Church of Humboldt Park, Chicago, instead of reporting to the Department of Homeland Security for deportation. Arellano, a 31-year-old Mexica...