Sightings Articles


decline | Great Awakening | Second Great Awakening

Thank God, Churches are Dying... and Living

Exploring the space between decline and renewal in American Christianity...

March 9, 2020

Great Awakening | Second Great Awakening | nones | Millennials

The Great American Slumber?

Are we experiencing the opposite of a “Great Awakening” in the U.S. today?...

November 25, 2019

Bernie Sanders | Presidential primary | Democratic Party | Charles Grandison Finney | Great Awakening | American Dream | Hillary Clinton | Evangelicalism | Rosario Dawson | Revivalism

The Berned-Over District

Writing from Rochester, NY, a week ahead of the recent New York Democratic Presidential primary, D. D. Guttenplan likened the fervor surrounding Bernie Sanders’s political moment to the Protestant religious revivals that consumed that same region in ...

May 5, 2016