(Not) Doing It for the Money
The American educational system and religion are more closely tied to economics than is readily acknowledged.
October 13, 2022
The Great Books, Religion, and “Higher Education”
January 28, 2022
A Summer Correspondence
The decision to rename a dormitory reveals the fragility of historical nuance
September 21, 2020
I need to start with an apology. Today’s column departs from this publication’s modus operandi—“sighting” religion in current events in global cultures. Instead, with your forgiveness and permission, I’d like to use my space this month to reflect on ...
February 7, 2019
Catholic Identity: A Balancing Act?
Early in my writing career I set out to describe a certain posture or pose, and chose—pretentiously, I admit—to speak of an “equilibristic stance.” The article which included this ungainly phrase was then translated into German, where it appeared, au...
June 24, 2018
Why Milo Scares Students, and Faculty Even More
Editor's note: For a collection of responses to this piece, please see “A Packet for Rachel Fulton Brown” (March 2, 2017). On Wednesday, February 1st, there was a riot at the University of California, Berkeley. The College Republicans had invited ...
February 16, 2017
CCCU Tries to Thread the Needle
Issues of human sexuality continue to challenge evangelical Christian higher education organizations. As Martin E. Marty discussed in the October 17, 2016, issue of Sightings, InterVarsity Christian Fellowship recently announced a new policy to let g...