statue of khan

Sufism | Coronavirus | WW II

Solitary Refinement

What a Sufi spy from WWII can teach us about pandemic isolation

November 12, 2020
Earthquake

Coronavirus | ethics

Faith and Disaster

A Kantian reflection on the disconnect between the world of facts and our actions

November 5, 2020
Plant growing in rocks

Smart Museum of Art | Coronavirus | health care | art

The Precariousness of Care

Attending to each other and our communities is costly, messy, exhausting — and vital

October 22, 2020
The Beauty of Aging

health care | age | Coronavirus

Blessings, History, and Pandemic Vulnerabilities

What happens when a nation fails to reckon with its own human frailty

October 15, 2020
Sacred Heart

sacred space | church | Church building | Coronavirus

The Power of a Heartbroken Community

In sharing others' pain, faith and church show their true resilience.

October 8, 2020
corona anxiety

Coronavirus | Mental Health

A Normalized Sense of Hopelessness

Making America Great at the Expense of Her Soul

July 23, 2020
iPhone eucharist

Coronavirus | Technology

Tools for Studying Pandemic Religion

What can we learn from the field of human-computer interaction (HCI) about sighting and understanding religion during and after the pandemic?

July 13, 2020
Star of David

Anti-Semitism | Coronavirus

Hate and Its Elusion

Lessons learned (and lessons needed) about anti-Semitism in the time of COVID-19

July 9, 2020
Hajj

Islam | pilgrimage | Saudi Arabia | Coronavirus

Halting the Hajj

Exploring the social, political, economic, and religious fallout of this year’s (all but) canceled pilgrimage

July 2, 2020
food pantry

Coronavirus | Jobs | economic insecurity

Jobs for All?

As unemployment in the U.S. continues to rise to historic levels due to COVID-19, what does history teach us about religion's role in helping get Americans back to work?

June 26, 2020