Sightings Articles

Reflection of a black horse-drawn buggy passing a white farm house

Amish | Religion and media | politics | Technology

Today's Amish Are Plain, Not Simple

Comments by Stephen Colbert overlook the complexity of Amish culture in the 21st century....

April 4, 2024
Two intertwined dark bronze hands lightly touching at the fingertips with small space in between

art | Embodiment | Religion and the Senses

Smart Sightings | Embodying Religion in Rodin's "The Cathedral"

Time and again, my camera has taught me that religion is deeply enmeshed with the body and everyday lived experience. Rodin’s piece resonates similarly....

November 16, 2023
Woman on a bike and man with yellow bag walk by the exterior of Swift Hall

Sightings on Summer Hiatus

Enjoy a curated reading list until we return for Autumn Quarter in September 2023....

July 6, 2023

Photographing Faith

Today’s issue of Sightings is by Lauren Pond, a documentary photographer who specializes in religion and faith. You can read her essay—and see examples of her extraordinary work—here. Lauren will be speaking about her book, Test of Faith: Signs, S...

May 17, 2018