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Rituals | church attendance | American church

Beginning Again... and Again... and Again

We hoped that “Back to School” rituals might turn the page, but beginnings are never as straightforward and uncomplicated as we wish they could be....

September 30, 2021

church attendance | consumerism | rural life | suburban churches | U.S. religion


Tradition compels us to close shop at Sightings for August, but we hope and intend to be back to greet September, ff., with you. However, we keep thinking of one special fact in the human condition and situation: sooner or later, every thing on earth...

July 31, 2017

Baby boomers | American Medical Association | Harvard School of Public Health | church attendance

Living Longer

“A Possible Benefit of Going to Church: A 33 Percent Chance of Living Longer.”...

May 23, 2016