The Sandman and Decolonializing Hope
The critically acclaimed Netflix show The Sandman addresses the transformational power of hope and imagination.
November 29, 2022
America the Imperfect, America the Beautiful
A veteran's reflection on the meaning of Memorial Day
May 31, 2021
Return to Life
As we slowly re-emerge from a very difficult year, William James's pragmatism offers some wisdom
May 10, 2021
Hope in the Midst of Apocalypse
Martin Marty ponders the themes of Apocalypse, (In)Action, and Theodicy in relation to COVID-19
April 13, 2020
Searching for Hope
Martin Marty considers the place of hope in the realm of religion today.
October 14, 2019
Ed. Note: Today's column is the third in a three-part series by Divinity School faculty reflecting on the Christchurch mosque shootings in New Zealand during Friday Prayer on March 15, 2019. Last Monday, Richard Rosengarten wrote about the challenges...
March 25, 2019
Cornel West and the Principle of Hope
It is worth taking the time to listen to W. E. B. Du Bois’s words from his own mouth. There are dozens of examples on the web of Du Bois addressing the Negro problem, breaking down his Marxist analysis of slavocracy, or advocating for the unity of po...
March 8, 2018
Many Sightings of Hope
For more than a year I engaged in the visual and oral analog to “fasting.” Fasters discipline themselves not to eat. I chose not to comment on the election campaigns. A digital word-search will find no mention in 50 Monday Sightings of any presidenti...
January 2, 2017
Human Work in the Robots' Future
After the recent week(s) in which media gave more attention to religion than at almost any other time, our Sightings resources this week include no reference to religion, though their subject will have enormous consequences for religion in public and...