Five hundred years ago today, some Swiss people ate sausages. This was a major event in the history of Christianity.
March 8, 2022
Christianity in South Korea will never be the same post-pandemic.
December 9, 2021
Sunday worship was valorized as something it was not, but the “new normal” could turn out to be something that warrants renewed hope.
October 7, 2021
Charity in the aftermath of the Beirut Explosion
September 17, 2020
Are traditional holy days still something more than just any other day?
January 13, 2020
Though as an Indian I take a certain pride in the accomplishments of Indian American children, I generally do not follow closely the spelling bee contests where they emerge as winners in most years. Still, I could not help but take notice when fourte...
June 28, 2018
The year 1928 was a good one for theologians. In addition to the esteemed Professor Marty, the Canadian theologian Douglas John Hall celebrated his ninetieth birthday on March 23. Hall was born in Ingersoll, Ontario; attended high school and business...
April 26, 2018
Easter parades survive in classic Hollywood films, on the avenues near cathedrals (which paraders pass but rarely frequent), in peeps, and in song. Seldom is there a trace of connection to the religious event which prompts Easter celebrations. Eviden...
April 2, 2018
After eighty years, the college fellowship that I attended as an undergraduate at Princeton has altered its name. “Princeton Evangelical Fellowship” is gone, replaced by “Princeton Christian Fellowship.” I was not surprised or annoyed. The original t...
October 26, 2017
Editor's Note: With today's issue, Sightings launches a new thematic series on the relationships between religion and science fiction—both terms broadly understood. Our first installment in this series comes from returning Sightings contributor Audre...