Sightings Articles

1914 AG presbytery

Assemblies of God | missionary | American Latinos | identity politics

"The Latinx Vote" as Mission Field

The idea of the cultural homogeneity of Spanish-speaking immigrants to the US bears traces of missionary endeavors a century ago

November 30, 2020

American Latinos | Catholic Church | Catholicism | Catholics

Our Latino Neighbors

Who is my neighbor? That question is asked of Jesus in the Gospels. “Neighbor” can mean someone who lives nearby, and this question about physical proximities and distances gets answered first by demographers. Television in our city, Chicago, once up...

April 23, 2018

Martin Marty | Roman Catholicism | American Latinos | Pentecostalism | Central America | South America | secularism | American religious complex

Catholic Hispanics Defect

“Firing Up America” could refer to any number of incendiary subjects, and the cover illustration on The Economist (March 14) doesn’t help much in sorting: it shows an American flag whose stripes are strung-together red peppers. The subtitle alerts re...

March 23, 2015