Sightings Articles

1914 AG presbytery

Assemblies of God | missionary | American Latinos | identity politics

"The Latinx Vote" as Mission Field

The idea of the cultural homogeneity of Spanish-speaking immigrants to the US bears traces of missionary endeavors a century ago

November 30, 2020

David Brooks | Donald Trump | identity politics | Mark Lilla | refugees | Steve Bannon | Women's March on Washington

Rock, Paper, Scissors

With each passing day since the inauguration of Donald Trump the news cycle gets more punishing. Power is consolidated within the executive branch. The three-headed monster of authoritarianism, fear mongering and intimidation takes another step on it...

February 9, 2017

Palestinians | Chicago | West Bank | Gaza Strip | Chain migration | 1948 war | 1967 war | PLO | Mosque Foundation | identity politics | Pan-Arab nationalism

Religious Revitalization of US Muslim-Palestinians: New Solidarities and New Tensions

Immigration to Europe, Australia, and the Americas has been one of the primary strategies that Palestinians have adopted to cope with their decades-long displacement. In the United States, Chicago has historically served as a main hub of Palestinian ...

July 16, 2015