Martin Marty on the importance of seeking out stories of human goodness in the darkest days
May 11, 2020
Martin Marty ponders the themes of Apocalypse, (In)Action, and Theodicy in relation to COVID-19
April 13, 2020
Exploring the space between decline and renewal in American Christianity
March 9, 2020
Contemplating religion's role today in predicting and projecting possible futures
February 10, 2020
Are traditional holy days still something more than just any other day?
January 13, 2020
Is anti-Catholicism on the rise once again in the U.S.?
December 9, 2019
Martin Marty reflects on new (and old) advice for changing our habits
November 11, 2019
Martin Marty considers the place of hope in the realm of religion today.
October 14, 2019
One way that the written word has evolved with the advent of online media is the addition of “Keywords” at the end or beginning of an essay. (In fact, you’ll find them at the bottom of this column!) They can help summarize the main points of an essay...
September 9, 2019
Today’s “sighting” owes its inspiration to a brief moment of déjà vu that hit me recently as a new-but-familiar book title came across my desk—The Death of Politics. When I saw it, I was immediately reminded of an essay by that title written by Karl ...