Sightings Articles

Pale Rider

apocalyptic theology | religious ethics | Coronavirus

Plagues and the Pale Rider: Our Present Apocalypse

How ancient religious themes can help us make sense of the global pandemic and its socioeconomic fallout...

April 27, 2020
virtual church

hope | Coronavirus | apocalyptic theology

Hope in the Midst of Apocalypse

Martin Marty ponders the themes of Apocalypse, (In)Action, and Theodicy in relation to COVID-19...

April 13, 2020

Coronavirus | apocalyptic theology

Measuring the Apocalypse

Where we will and won't find meaning in this global pandemic...

March 26, 2020
Second Coming

Mormons | apocalyptic theology

The Daybells and Latter-day Saint Apocalypticism

Exploring a subculture of apocalyptic prophecy on the margins of the LDS Church...

February 27, 2020

Evangelicalism | fundamentalism | apocalyptic theology | Donald Trump

Tangled in Apocalyptic Thought

President Donald Trump had a historic day on August 21, 2019. In less than twenty-four hours, he was declared “like the King of Israel” by conservative commentator (and Jewish convert to Christianity) Wayne Allen Root, and declared himself, in an ent...

September 2, 2019