Sightings Articles

Chicago | generosity | Holy Week | LaSalle Street Church | Laura Truax

Generosity Revisited

Sightings on Mondays cites books, but is not a book-reviewing publication. It does not often revisit previously published columns. We are not to advertise forthcoming events or products, including books. Though we seem to be tied up now in italicized...

April 17, 2017

Tithing | Christmas | Paul Ricoeur | generosity | hospitality

Topsy-turvy Theological Acts -- Martin E. Marty

We did not have to squint or wear spectacles to sight this top-of-the-front-page headline on Christmas-past (four days ago!) “Tithing in Reverse” (Chicago Tribune). If something in the world is going the wrong way, putting or viewing it in reverse ca...

December 29, 2014

CIA torture | US Senate | Abraham Lincoln | Erich Fromm | generosity | dignity

Torture in America -- Martin E. Marty

A micro-second or two after the Senate Select Committee on Intelligence Report on CIA Torture was released, a maxi-predictable reaction occurred. It was subjected to partisan interpretations and transformed into self-serving weaponry. Is it possible ...

December 15, 2014